Internet awards 2005: Why biggest isn't always smartest
Close to 1,800 vote in our Internet technology awards. End users tell us which banks' and other providers' internet and electronic systems they rate highest across a range of equity, fixed-income, foreign exchange and derivatives markets as well as investor and corporate services.
Euromoney's 2005 technology poll confirms Morgan Stanley's pre-eminent position among equity investors as a supplier of trading products. It tops the poll overall in equities. Its strong showing is evident particularly in trading where it topped all three categories: programme trading, direct market access and algorithmic trading. The firm also placed a close second for its online research product and electronic prime brokerage offering.
UBS also shines in the poll, placing first for research, convertibles and equity derivatives and second overall.
Perhaps the most surprising result of the poll, however, is the strong showing of JPMorgan, which came first in terms of the proportion of its customers that awarded it a very good or excellent rating overall and in a number of key categories.
An impressive 79.82%