Events elsewhere in the industry are conspiring to focus greater attention on the use of algorithmic strategies for execution. Colin Lambert talks to providers who are seeking to make the algo more accessible.
The data that buy-side clients currently receive from their brokers regarding where orders were filled is simply inadequate for the purpose of evaluating best execution and the quality of brokers’ routing policies.
Wider tick sizes on small-cap stocks will increase transaction costs for end investors and line the pockets of market makers without helping small companies. And judging the success of a pilot presents a fundamental flaw.