Crypto Connection 2019

September 12, 2019

Join TABB Group at Crypto Connect 2019 this September to meet key market participants and hear from TABB’s often-quoted analysts, as we discuss the most pressing issues around crypto asset market structure, regulation, instrument types, data sets and institutional-grade solutions across the full crypto trade life cycle — as well as dive into the blockchain technology underpinning this new asset class.

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TABB Publishes US Institutional Equity Trading Broker League Tables for 2019: Morgan Stanley Tops Commissions, Virtu/ITG for Algorithms, Jones Trading for Non-Electronic Blocks

August 8, 2019

Continuing its series of exclusive benchmark research information covering US Institutional Equity Trading for the past 15 years, TABB Group today published its third of six studies aggregating the collective intelligence drawn during the first and second quarters of 2019 from 92 heads of trading at institutional investors on the capabilities and services provided by 70 brokers.

Diminishing Liquidity is Driving US Equities Firms to Invest in Analytics and Automation Technology, Says TABB in First of Six-Part 2019 Annual Benchmark Study

July 22, 2019

While volatility and illiquidity in the U.S. equities markets have created obstacles to low-cost transacting, trading innovations being put in place in 2019 are now making liquidity more efficient and accessible to buy-side firms that continue to invest in technology, according to new research, “IET 2019, Liquidity: Blocks, Algos, Analytics and Impact,” the first of a six-part US equities trading interview-based benchmark study that has been published annually by TABB Group for 15 years.

Europe’s Biggest Buy-Side Firms Continue to Concentrate Equity Order Flow with Top 5 Brokers under MiFID II, Says TABB Group

June 27, 2019

A new TABB Group report, “Opening Pandora’s Box: Exploring MiFID II’s Equities RTS 28 Reports,” analyses the second set of annual “RTS 28” best execution reports that all European investment firms were required to publish by April 30, 2019. These reports refer to trades executed throughout 2018, the first year that MiFID II was in force.

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The Making of the World’s Greatest Investor

November 2, 2019

Quantitative investors are the market's largest players, controlling 31% of stock trading, according to the Tabb Group, a research firm. - Wall Street Journal

Generational wars on the trading floor:"People are making decisions on things they know almost nothing about"

October 2, 2019

If any banking jobs were protected in the past five years, those in electronic trading were surely deepest in the safe space. Banks threw money and headcount at 'electronification' simply to stay in the race, but as trading commissions plummet and market leaders gallop into the distance, it’s becoming apparent that many are being left behind.

The trouble is that the need for investment to rain on electronic trading has increased precisely as commissions earned from equities trading have plummeted. The TABB Group concluded recently that the buy-side’s U.S. commission pool fell 42% between 2015 and 2019. TABB concluded that a “painful” few years are coming next. -eFinancialCareers

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Bids Nearly $37 Billion for London Rival

September 11, 2019

Hong Kong’s stock exchange made an unsolicited $36.6 billion offer to acquire its London-based rival, a deal that would unite two of the world’s major trading hubs when both are under severe political pressure.  “This is an audacious move,” said Larry Tabb, founder and research chairman of the financial markets research and advisory firm Tabb Group. “LSE is one of the few really prestigious global exchange brands.” - Wall Street Journal

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