Platometrics provides market data on European equities, including a view of liquidity across venues, order fill rates and intraday volatility.
Sam Docherty has spent the past 15 years with Deutsche Bank as an equities sales trader, and joins Sova Capital as director of CEEMA sales trading.
Matthew Cousens joins Citi as EMEA head of platform sales after spending just over a year with Barclays in a similar senior role.
Research from TABB Group found that XTX Markets is now the largest ELP SI in Europe, following record activity across the landscape in October.
Deutsche Bank’s transition of prime and electronic equities clients to BNP Paribas moves forward after both banks receive approval for the deal.
In October this year, the Turquoise Plato Block Discovery platform saw eight record days of trading activity.
Kepler Cheuvreux has made three new hires to its execution desk in London, after agreeing to combine services with Macquarie.
Macquarie has scaled back its cash equities business in EMEA and the Americas in response to ‘structural changes in the market’.
Paxos has been given the green light to launch its blockchain-based settlement service for certain broker-dealers, including Credit Suisse and Societe Generale.
David Solomon, CEO of Goldman Sachs, says zero commission trading for institutional investors is unlikely, but acknowledged pressures on commission rates.