Xetra EnLight provides cleared RFQ block trading in equities, ETFs and ETPs, with market makers such as Flow Traders already supporting the service.
Senior reporter Hayley McDowell examines ESMA’s investigations into periodic auctions and asks what it could mean for the future of trading post-MiFID II.
As two major trading venues launch request for quote (RFQ) models for equities trading, Hayley McDowell delves into the specifications of each RFQ systems, and after speaking to sceptical senior buy-siders, finds that the venues could face significant barriers to market-wide adoption.
President at ICE, Benjamin Jackson, says that following the acquisitions of BondPoint and TMC Bonds, ICE will expand its RFQ services.
Ahead of the anticipated launch of RFQ for equities from two major trading venues, Hayley McDowell speaks to senior buy-siders and finds out that most are very sceptical of the idea.
MTS has upgraded its BondVision bond trading platform to include automated execution for RFQs.
Fixed income desks looks to multiple new technology solutions to meet best execution requirements and maintain a competitive edge.
Tradeweb's RFQ US equity options platform allows traders to send multiple price requests for more control and tighter spreads.
Traders will be able to trade RFQ on the Instinet BlockMatch trading venue alongside existing continuous, non-displayed and mid-point matching.
Latest study from Liquidnet suggests a shift in sell-side relationships is threatening defacto RFQ model.