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The Trading Mesh

October 2013

Dumb and dumberer?

October 22, 2013 Comments (0)           

This article was originally published at the Fidessa blog, and is reproduced here with permission.
By Steve Grob

Not surprisingly, the recent political elections in Germany have brought the question of financial transaction tax (FTT) back to the fore. Basically, the Social Democrats (SPD) are making it a condition of participation in a European banking union. The reason for this, they claim, is that: “For the SPD, it’s important that taxpayers in the...

The dark gets darker

October 17, 2013 Comments (0)           

In the past 6 months, European dark pool trading has grown by 45% compared to the same period last year, and yet the universe of stocks traded in the dark has only grown by 2%. Read the full analysis in our latest report.