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Opinion

When the cure may be worse than the illness

As the financial services sector of the share market heads back towards its 1980s share of about 10 per cent of total market capitalisation, compared with the peak of 40 per cent in 2006, one could be forgiven for wondering about the fundamental value proposition presented by banks, funds managers and insurers. It is well […]
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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