Liquidnet announced the results of an independent transaction cost analysis (TCA) conducted by IHS Markit. The analysis found 87% transaction cost savings by trading on Liquidnet Fixed Income, relative to the best dealer price at the time of execution, based on prices available from the IHS Markit feed.
IDG’s Computerworld announced Liquidnet as a 2018 Best Places to Work in IT for the fifth consecutive year. This places Liquidnet as one of the 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.
Natasha Shamis, Global Head of Product at Liquidnet, talks to Markets Media about the broker’s role as technology provider.
Natasha also spoke to Markets Media about buy-side receptivity to increase technology in their workflows. Part two of the interview can be found here.
Liquidnet's Global Head of Fixed Income, Constantions Antoniades and Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA Market Structure & Strategy, spoke with The Desk about best execution in fixed income and how under MiFID II, asset managers must establish and implement effective arrangements to meet their execution obligations.
Liquidnet report reveals how MiFID II has impacted trading behavior in Europe to date and reviews the potential for further change given the rise in periodic auctions and SI volumes, contrary to the regulatory intention of increasing liquidity on lit markets.
Seth Merrin’s Liquidnet, which enables asset managers to trade large blocks of shares anonymously, stepped up its growth in Europe ahead of the implementation of Mifid II, and was rewarded by industry judges with the prize of Specialist Agency Broker of the Year.
After giving the keynote at TradeTech 2018, Liquindet CEO Seth Merrin joined TRADE TV to talk the future of the buy side and Liquidnet Virtual High Touch® .
Rob Laible, Liquidnet’s Global Head of EQS, talks with Markets Media about Targeted Invitations and how the game has changed.
During Trade Tech 2018, OTAS Technologies CEO Tom Doris spoke with TRADE TV about the emergence of AI and machine learning and how these technologies are being used by trading firms.
Liquidnet's Global Head of EQS, Rob Laible, spoke with Waters Technology on how enhancements to its suite of algorithms come at a time when traders are being forced to focus on such topics.
Liquidnet announced two enhancements to its Next Gen Algo suite, Liquidnet’s premium offering of liquidity-seeking and benchmark strategies designed specifically for institutions: Targeted Invitations from Algos and Block I Would.
Liquidnet's Global Head of Market Structure Adam Sussman gives his throughts on the SEC's Transaction Fee Pilot. In his opinion, while this comes at the expense of testing additional hypotheses within all or some of the buckets, the simplicity of the proposal allows the SEC to focus on one thing: how much does transaction fees drive behavior.
Traders Magazine interviewed CEO Seth Merrin on Liquidnet's Virtual High Touch® and the launch of Best Ex Replay. “Like everything else that we do at Liquidnet, we’ve leveraged technology to create a much better outcome, a much better solution, we believe,”
Read Markets Media’s full article here.
Liquidnet announced the launch of Best Ex Replay, the newest addition to the Liquidnet Virtual High Touch suite powered by data and analytics from OTAS Technologies.
Best Ex Replay™ enables traders to recall precise market conditions to explain the context of execution decisions, investigate orders that experienced exceptional market conditions, and to help their firm meet regulatory reporting requirements such as MiFID II. It also enables traders to provide detailed execution feedback to Portfolio Managers.
Mark Pumfrey, Head of Liquidnet EMEA, joined TRADE TV to talk MiFID II, Dark Volume Caps, and the Large in Scale business.
Liquidnet published the results of a recent survey of global asset management firms that explores how MiFID II impacts the role of technology in trading corporate bonds. According to the study, titled ‘Future Tech— Trading Bonds Post MiFID II’, 86% of respondent firms had technology in place to comply with the MiFID II European regulation implementation date. This is still a work in progress, however, with 86% of firms currently in the process of re-configuring workflows and 68% improving data collection.
When wild market days occur, there are always questions about how the composition and trading characteristics of the market may affect how to source liquidity and protect alpha. The implications for trading echoes a common theme: Higher order decisions such as choosing the best algorithmic strategy will be more impactful than lower-level choices such as trading venue.
Read this edition of the Dark Pool Value Index on volatility here.
Liquidnet announced the hire and appointment of Timothy Gee as Head of the Western Sales Team. Timothy brings over 30 years of industry experience and will be responsible for the Western Sales Region in the US, which includes the Midwest and the West Coast.
Rebecca Healey, Head of Market Structure & Strategy, EMEA, and Gareth Exton, Global Execution & Quantitative Services, compiled a report about the impacts of MiFID II on liquidity information.
Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, Rebecca Healey offers her insight on the upcoming ESMA implementation of Dark Volume Caps.
Liquidnet's Head of Market Structure for Asia-Pacific, Roland de Marsangy, gives his views on the effects of MiFID II in Asia-Pacific.
Liquidnet and Abel Noser Solutions announced the pilot of Portfolio Manager Profiling. The model, when incorporated into Liquidnet’s Virtual High Touch® Next Gen algo suite, links historical trade and TCA data with the portfolio manager’s decisions to create a distinct profile for each participating portfolio manager. These profiles are then factored into determining a suggested algo trading strategy via Liquidnet’s Algo Ranking Model (ARM).
Adam Sussman, Liquidnet's Global Head of Market Structure, shares his views on how the SEC has prioritized reducing the frictional costs of going public in the inaugural Adam's Take for 2018.
Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, Rebecca Healey, focusing on how firms will respond to the new regulatory obligations, in particular on the need to evidence best execution in the fourth post of a 5-part research paper.
Liquidnet announced that it has further expanded its global equities trading desk with new hires in both New York and Hong Kong. In addition to the core algorithmic, program and single-stock trading capabilities, the agency-only trading desk is powered by an innovative suite of Liquidnet Virtual High Touch™ products including: Targeted Invitations, Algo Ranking Model and Course Correction.
In the third post of a 5-part research paper, Rebecca Healey, Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, focuses on how trading will shift as the provision of research is unbundled from execution services.
Rebecca Healey, Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, gives her input into ESMA's decision to delay the closure of broker crossing networks (BCNs) under MiFID II.
Mark Pumfrey, Liquidnet’s Head of EMEA, wrote an op-ed for Investment Europe on navigating the liquidity landscape in a post MiFID II world.
Rebecca Healey, Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, investigates how the introduction of new European regulations will impact trading in corporate bond markets in the second post of a 5-part research paper.
On the first day of MiFID II implementation, Rebecca Healey, Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, joined CNBC to talk about how the new regulation represents a better deal for the investor.
Watch the full interview here.
Liquidnet’s Head of Market Structure & Strategy in EMEA, Rebecca Healey, shares her thoughts—and optimism—on MiFID II.