Fidessa Fires Up Fragulator for US, Asia


The vendor launched the Fidessa Fragmentation Index in November 2008 to identify fragmentation of European equity trading after the introduction of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive in Europe, which led to the creation of a range of new, pan-European multilateral trading facilities (IMD, Nov. 24, 2008). The index shows how fragmented trading in a stock or index is, based on how many venues a firm needs to visit before finding the best price, where a score of one indicates that one v

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