Mifid II, the flagship piece of legislation providing a greater level of transparency and competition across the European market, is expected to have far-reaching effects on the pension fund industry. Mifid II is intended to provide a better deal for the end investor as it delivers greater accountability and insight into the workings of […]
One of the most controversial elements of Mifid II, the open access requirement for CCP’s and trading venues may not be implemented until 2020, as local regulators granted last minute extensions. The implementation of Mifid II has suffered a setback on the day it was due to be implemented, as German and UK regulators confirmed […]
Trade execution has a direct impact on the performance and profitability of a fund: every cent given away in a risk position fundamentally undermines the overall performance and, consequently, the benefits for the end investor. Meanwhile, the fallout from Mifid II’s unbundling and best execution rules will lead to fragmentation and subsequently a greater choice […]
The ability to access liquidity tops the concerns identified among US and European institutional traders, according to the latest Fixed Income Institutional Voice Survey published by trading network Liquidnet. Regulations such as Mifid II as well as changes to market structures, has led to changes in trading requirements expressed from the buy side, Liquidnet suggests; […]
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that its global buy-side community of more than 800 asset managers can now trade Taiwan-listed securities directly and anonymously with one another through its platform. The addition of the Taiwanese market continues Liquidnet’s expansion in Asia-Pacific and represents its 12th market in the region and 44th equity […]
Liquidnet has launched Next Gen Algo suite, designed to enhance the trading performance of its asset manager member community around the world. Liquidnet’s Next Gen Algos, in development for more than a year, have been engineered to address three key institutional needs: seeking large-scale liquidity, outperforming benchmarks, and trading portfolios. To leverage this core liquidity, […]
Global institutional trading network Liquidnet has announced that it will enter the fixed income market with its acquisition of bond trading platform Vega-Chi.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has added Turkish-listed securities to its platform. Institutional investors may now trade Turkish equities through its network, which has appointed a local broker on the Istanbul Stock Exchange for the task.