Barclays Launches Online Portal for Order Handling

Specs enables buy-side traders to view, verify and request changes to equities order-handling settings.


Barclays said in a statement that Specs will feature settings related to market access and liquidity preferences.

It consolidates notifications, announcements of product updates and alerts on possible changes to clients' settings.

In addition, Specs includes training videos on the different algos, searchable FAQs, and important documents and disclosures.

The bank said that with this portal, traders will be able to gain insight into Barclays' execution platform and how it is configured for a part

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