Buy-side traders realigning for fragmented equity markets


As traditional liquidity pools fragment as a result of pressure from a combination of electronic exchanges, alternative trading networks and technology, traders are having to spread their execution ‘nets’ wider to multiple brokers and networks in order to guarantee best execution for their clients. Tabb Group’s founder Larry Tabb explains that order management systems have become the sine qua non assisting traders in this respect. BOSTON – Increasing fragmentation of liquidity in equity mark