Report: Applications Key to Cutting Latency

"Pricing, quote management, algorithmic platforms are where banks need to put money effort if they want to catch up or stay in the forefront [when it comes to latency]," says Frederic Ponzo, managing director at Net2S and one of the authors of the research.

Over the past three years, the consultancy has seen the proportion of latency resulting from networks drop from 50 percent of total latency to between 10 and 15 percent without considering network firewalls, which have remained constant in