In the wake of Reuters' stock plunge on September 14, one thing bears repeating: Instinet was not the only Electronic Communications Network to get hammered by the falling volume recorded by ECNs. After a year of huge monthly growth rates, declines were reported across the board in August. Attention was diverted from this situation by the announcement that eight ECNs were combining to share price and market data information in an alliance whose existence is not particularly evident.

While a

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@waterstechnology.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.waterstechnology.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@waterstechnology.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Waterstechnology? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here