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EuromoneyFXnews.com Buy-side e-trading survey: Choosing an execution venue, multi-dealer

EuromoneyFXnews.com Buy-side e-trading survey

Choosing an execution venue, multi-dealer

How many platforms do you utilise to execute
Have you changed your multi-dealer platform recently?
What factors are important when you choose an electronic venue?
All
<$10bn (turnover per annum)
>$10bn (turnover per annum)
Banks (non market-making)
Corporate

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EuromoneyFXnews.com Buy-side e-trading survey results index

How many platforms do you utilise to execute?
All >US$10bn (turnover per annum) Banks (non market-making) Corporate
Only one 53% 63% 48% 47% 86%
Two 28% 25% 28% 29% 14%
More than two 19% 12% 24% 24% 0

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29% of respondents said that they had changed multi dealer platforms within the last 12 months
All
Last month 32%
Last 3 months 28%
Last 6 months 4%
Last 12 months 36%

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What's important to me when I choose an electronic venue?
All
Rank Features/Reasons to use an MDP Score
1 Narrower bid/offer spreads 97
1 Demonstration of best execution 97
3 Depth of book 86
4 STP 51
5 Internal execution policy requirement 27
6 Anonymous trading 26
7 Integrated workflow 16

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< $10bn (turnover per annum)
Rank Features/Reasons to use an MDP Score
1 Narrower bid/offer spreads 39
2 Depth of book 35
3 Demonstration of best execution 33
4 STP 13
4 Internal execution policy requirement 13
4 Anonymous trading 13
7 Integrated workflow 6

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> US$10bn (turnover per annum)
Rank Features/Reasons to use an MDP Score
1 Demonstration of best execution 60
2 Narrower bid/offer spreads 55
3 Depth of book 51
4 STP 36
5 Internal execution policy requirement 14
6 Anonymous trading 13
7 Integrated workflow 10

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Banks (non market-making)
Rank Features/Reasons to use an MDP Score
1 Demonstration of best execution 81
2 Depth of book 73
3 Narrower bid/offer spreads 71
4 STP 33
5 Anonymous trading 20
6 Internal execution policy requirement 26
7 Integrated workflow 14

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Corporate
Rank Features/Reasons to use an MDP Score
1 Narrower bid/offer spreads 23
2 STP 16
3 Depth of book 13
4 Demonstration of best execution 12
5 Internal execution policy requirement 7
6 Anonymous trading 2

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