liquidnet

Investment Strategy

Dark pool breaks $1 billion

Liquidnet, the so-called dark-pool network provider, has set a new trading record in Australia during May, making more than $1 billion in member trades. The head of Liquidnet Australia, James Chatfield says the average size of trades has continued to increase, climbing beyond the $1.6 million mark in May. After four years of operation in […]
Investment Strategy

Liquidnet dark pool fills up

After a record February, Liquidnet, the so-called dark-pool trading network for asset managers, will soon have as many as 58 Australian funds as customers. Liquidnet says investors seem to be putting more money in stocks, helping to underpin the prospects of further record volumes for the company during the rest of the year. In February […]
Unintentional

Choosing a transition manager…

in the one field that refuses to rationalise Interest rates are not the only thing going up in Australia in defiance of the rest of the world. While the transition management marketplaces of London and New York have seen a number of investment banks exit, or at least ‘transition transition’ into their custody or asset […]
Unintentional

Choosing a transition manager…

in the one field that refuses to rationalise Interest rates are not the only thing going up in Australia in defiance of the rest of the world. While the transition management marketplaces of London and New York have seen a number of investment banks exit, or at least ‘transition transition’ into their custody or asset […]
Investment Strategy

Liquidnet smells end of ASX monopoly

One of three applicants to be a market licensee in competition with the ASX, Liquidnet, has welcomed the proposed transfer of financial market supervision to ASIC as a “positive first step”, which Minister For Financial Services, Chris Bowen, confirmed paved the way for new market entrants.
Administration

Australian managers embrace ‘quantity discovery’ platform

Australian funds managers have been among the most willing in the world to reduce their trading volumes through full-service brokers in preference for alternative trading systems (ATSs) such as Liquidnet, according to Seth Merrin, CEO of the block-trading broker which transacted $200 million in the three weeks after launching here on February 20. Merrin said […]
Administration

Australian managers embrace ‘quantity discovery’ platform

Australian funds managers have been among the most willing in the world to reduce their trading volumes through full-service brokers in preference for alternative trading systems (ATSs) such as Liquidnet, according to Seth Merrin, CEO of the block-trading broker which transacted $200 million in the three weeks after launching here on February 20. Merrin said […]
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