07 June 2021

Finding the Best Broker for Your Trade Execution

When it comes to determining the success of your trading activities, a key component is your choice of online stockbroker. While there are few guarantees when it comes to trade execution, a skilled, knowledgeable and accessible stockbroker can increase your chances of success.

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31 May 2021

How Does Low Touch Trading Impact the Market?

The shift in the equities market towards complete electronic trading has been gathering pace over recent years. Low touch trade execution combines the speed and efficiency of electronic trading with the service and oversight of a high-touch trader.

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24 May 2021

How to Achieve Low Latency Trade Execution

Ensuring that trade execution happens as quickly as possible is key to profitability. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a long-in-the-tooth institutional participant or an individual trader dipping your toe in the markets for the first time, as low latency trading is a vital part of best execution.

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17 May 2021

How is a Trade Executed?

Trade execution is the term given to describe the point at which a buy or sell order is finally fulfilled, not when an investor submits the trade. Only when the order is in the market and is then fulfilled can it be said to have been executed.

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10 May 2021

How to Choose A Clearing Broker

The broker that provides your clearing services will play a significant role in the success or otherwise of your trading activities, be that on your own proprietary behalf or on behalf of a client. You need to carefully consider a number of different factors, being sure that the clearing broker you select can guarantee precision, accuracy, complete security as well as the support you need when you need it.

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03 May 2021

What’s the difference between a clearing firm and a custody firm?

Clearing services handle the so-called ‘back office’ details that are all-important to a seamless transaction. They help to make the whole transaction as efficient as possible and reduce the risk of anyone failing to fulfil their obligations. Because they work to make sure that all funds are handled and transferred properly they are sometimes referred to as ‘the backbone of the securities market.

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