Is DMA on the rocks? – Stewart Eisenhart’s feature focuses on the benefits to buy-side players of accessing the markets directly, and the primary stumbling block of integrating DMA technologies with other front-office applications, currently inhibiting mo

DMA providers report ongoing progress expanding connectivity and integration capabilities with OMS platforms across buy-side firms. Embedding DMA capabilities within broader execution management products has also enabled vendors and brokers to offer a more comprehensive front-end tool set. Still, while more sophisticated hedge fund and long-only managers have incorporated DMA into their trading strategies, widespread buy-side adoption rates do not yet appear overwhelming. Considering major m