Tag Archives: Greenwich Associates

Greenwich Research: Derivatives Rules to Disrupt Move of FX to Multi-Dealer Platforms

We just published some new research that looks at buy side use of single-dealer platforms and multi-dealer platforms in the FX market.  Our historical usage data shows MDPs overtaking SDPs slow but surely – but new regulations (most notably footnote 88) are temporarily reversing that trend.  Particular interesting (to me at least) in this report… Read More »

Greenwich Fixed Income Market Structure Event: Liquidity, SEFs and Technology to Manage the Change

Given all of the research we have going on here at Greenwich and all of the regulatory mess going on in the world, we thought it a good time to set up a webinar to review both.  I’ll go through some of my recent research here at Greenwich – credit liquidity alternatives, trading technology spend,… Read More »

Why SEF Volumes Don’t Matter (Yet)

On October 2 swap execution facilities (SEF) became official and started reporting trading volumes.  While this new level of transparency is exciting, today’s reported volumes don’t really matter.  In addition to the lack of reporting standards which complicate doing an apples to apples comparison (i.e. voice vs. electronic, D2D vs. D2C, FRAs vs. IRS), the… Read More »

SEFs are official, now its time for a new trading system

Here at Greenwich we just wrapped up a study looking at how buy side trading desks are spending their technology dollars.  On September 26 I presented the findings on a webinar (which I did from a conference room in a hotel in Boston just before moderating a panel on swap futures, in case you care), and… Read More »