Fidessa explores challenges of global execution

New white paper examines the harsh realities of executing in today’s markets

March 9th, 2015 - Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) has today released a new paper entitled Shifting sands – the harsh realities of executing in today’s markets. Authored by Will Winzor-Saile, Electronic Execution Product Specialist at Fidessa, the paper explores how the electronic execution landscape has evolved over the last 10 years and reveals the challenges that now exist for brokers wanting to trade across global markets.

Winzor-Saile comments: "Execution infrastructure is increasingly seen as a commodity, but as market complexity and regulation continue to impose themselves, many firms are finding it harder to maintain their competitive differential across the patchwork of electronic trading infrastructures that they've previously relied upon."

"The increased costs associated with execution in today's complex trading landscape means it is crucial to the bottom line that brokers get it right," continues Winzor-Saile. Not only do they need to support tougher monitoring, control and transparency requirements, but they also need to be able to deliver a uniform trading experience for their clients wherever they are, and that's not easy."

The paper explains why consistency is key for the execution infrastructure and looks at the ways in which the more forward-thinking brokers are starting to fundamentally rethink their approach to electronic execution.

Shifting sands – the harsh realities of executing in today’s markets is available at or by contacting

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