New Greenwich Associates Report Urges Institutional Investors To Use Order Books in Tandem with RFQs Stamford, CT USA — A new quantitative research report from Greenwich Associates, Quantifying the Benefits of Order Book Trading to the Swaps Market, suggest that while RFQ platforms will remain a top buy side execution source, available order books […]
Trying to divine the evolution of the SEF landscape
I’ve been at Greenwich Associates a little over a year now. Since I’ve been here I’ve written a few blog posts about SEFs, but have otherwise not written any formal research pieces on the topic. When I started looking at this back in 2010 via SEF 101, it was a green field. Today there is […]
The SEF RFQ Minimum is Moving to 3. Does it matter? Nope.
On October 2 market participants requesting price quotes for an order via a SEF will have to ask a minimum of three dealers to respond rather than the current minimum of two. For those of you that followed the SEF rule writing process from the beginning, you’ll remember that the inclusion of RFQ as an acceptable trading […]