In The Media

  • Markets Media | February 16, 2017

    James Duncan, director of sales and trading for cross-border execution at ITG Canada, responded to the buy-side traders by reiterating his desk’s goal is to be an extension of the institutional trader. To that end, he told the audience that when his high-touch desk gets an order ITG wants not just the parent orders but the child ones too. And then the firm will examine the execution quality of the child orders to see how it can improve its execution and add value.

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  • Markets Media | February 15, 2017

    ITG’s institutional block crossing network, Posit Alert set a trading record in Europe last month. In its fourth quarter results the agency broker said total average daily value traded through Posit Alert in Europe increased 60% compared to the final three months of 2015.

    Rob Boardman, European chief executive of ITG, told Markets Media this month: “European equities volumes in dark pools have been rising and will become a premium after MiFID II. We have been taking preparatory steps for the dark volume caps by finding larger orders so they can trade under the large in scale waiver.”

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  • ITG’s block crossing network set a trading record last month as the agency broker prepares for new regulations which limit trading volumes in dark pools from 2018.

    Rob Boardman, European chief executive of ITG, told Markets Media: “European equities volumes in dark pools have been rising and will become a premium after MiFID II. We have been taking preparatory steps for the dark volume caps by finding larger orders so they can trade under the large in scale waiver.”

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  • New SEC liquidity rule could benefit investors
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to adopt new rules affecting the management of liquidity risk in mutual fund portfolios. The rules are set to take effect in late 2018 for most mutual fund managers, with smaller managers (those with less than $1 billion in under management) given until mid-2019 to comply. While these regulations will impose restrictions on what assets funds can hold and in what quantities, we believe funds that adapt appropriately will be rewarded with lower transaction costs and higher returns for their investors.

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  • Automated Trader | January 30, 2017

    ITG expands block crossing network to 37 countries worldwide.

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