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2Q19 Global Cost Review

August 1, 2019

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1Q19 Global Cost Review

May 15, 2019

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Post MiFID II Survey Results

July 19, 2019.

Virtu recently asked its buy side clients to participate in a voluntary survey meant to evaluate the possible impact of MiFID II on how market participants produce, consume and pay for research.

To see an overview of the results from 145 respondents, click here >

Navigating Conditional Orders
Solving the ironic challenge of increasing choices 

MAY 14, 2019

Once dominated by human traders, conditional order types have become widely used by both buy-side and sell-side routers as an important means of sourcing block liquidity in Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs).

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4Q18 Global Cost Review

FEBRUARY 06, 2019

Increased equity volatility in the final quarter of 2018 gave rise to the highest trading costs observed in the previous 12 quarters.

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ESMA’s Call for Evidence on Periodic Auctions for Equity Instruments

JANUARY 24, 2019

On 9 November 2018 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a call for evidence on periodic auctions for equity instruments. In addition to submitting its own response to the consultation, ITG has analysed the public responses from other participating firms and industry associations.

Read ITG’s full response and ITG’s analysis of public responses >

Indexing: Phantom Promotions, Defiant Demotions

JANUARY 09, 2019

As passive investing continues to grow, so too has the impact of index changes. For the largest US companies, passive managers may hold more than 20% of a company’s public float.

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Venue Landscape Shifts in Europe

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Since the implementation of MiFID II on 3 January and the Double Volume Caps (DVC) on 12 March of this year, the European equity venue landscape has gone through some significant changes.

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