Is there any market space left for new crossing networks or block-trading electronic communication networks (ECNs)?
Yes. In the next three years, I think that you're going to see an increase in the number of execution platforms. Whether those are agency platforms or crossing platforms, I'm not certain. However, ultimately there will be a consolidation of these platforms. I also expect that the way they will cross will change. There's one model out there that crosses continuously and another m
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