Defining a block in the 21st century

The industry needs to adjust its perception of what a block is to reflect the current reality, writes Jeffrey O’Connor, senior execution consultant, market insight analyst, US equities at Liquidnet.

European equities: the American dream?

As the European equities landscape becomes increasingly bloody and the largest US banks continue to dominate, Annabel Smith explores why European banks struggle to profit on their own turf and, if the Bloc were to need a home-grown champion, who it could be.

Rate hikes send markets spinning as recession looms

Markets were battered last week following a slew of central bank interest rate increases, with both bond and equity traders seeing heightened volatility. The TRADE takes a look at the impact of the hikes on the current landscape.