Brokers primed to offer greater transparency

TRANSPARENCY | SCREEN-BASED STOCK LOANS SET TO REVOLUTIONISE MARKET

LONDON -- Technology advances could ultimately see hedge funds accessing easy-to-borrow stock automatically for their short books, using prime-broking stock-loan desks for illiquid issues or markets.

According to Jonathan Lombardo, director of equity finance at Citigroup in London, screen-based stock loans would become prevalent and, while phone calls and stock lenders’ expertise may still be required for less liquid, harder-to-find stocks, hedge funds would ultimately be able to book the mos

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