GreySpark: Cost Remains Barrier to Using Low Latency Data in EMSes

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Frederic Ponzo, managing partner, GreySpark Partners

Banks and brokers reviewing their execution management systems are looking to switch out traditional data vendors in favour of low-latency market data providers to improve performance, but are finding that the cost of replacing vendors with direct exchange feeds can be a barrier to wider adoption, according to a survey of sell-side order management and execution management systems conducted by London-based capital markets consultancy GreySpark Partners.

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