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US Equity Commissions Resume Decline, Falling 10% in Latest Coalition Greenwich Survey

08/31/2022
The downward trend in US equity commissions reasserted itself after a brief respite during the frenzied pandemic trading, shrinking 10.1% for the 12 months ended March 2022, according to the ...
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2021 US Equity Commissions Jumped 25% According Bloomberg

03/02/2022
U.S. institutional equity commissions surged to $8.9 billion in 2021, the highest amount since MiFID II’s unbundling provisions impacted spending.  Demand for IPOs appeared to be a major factor in ...
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Commission Rates Fell in 2021 Despite Higher Trading Activity

02/22/2022
Higher trading volumes during 2021 were accompanied by lower commission rates in the US and Europe – but not in the UK, according to data from Virtu Financial (formerly ITG).  ...
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Survey: US Research Spending Increased 30% in 2021

02/15/2022
A buy-side survey conducted by Virtu in the fourth quarter of 2021 found that research wallets and spending grew 30% in 2021.  Since over half of the mostly US-based respondents ...
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US Equity Commissions Up 10% During Pandemic in Latest Coalition Greenwich Survey

10/19/2021
US equity commissions grew 10.3% for the 12 months ended March 2021, according to the latest Coalition Greenwich survey.  Commissions increased to $7.36 billion as of the first quarter of ...
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Confusion Abounds Regarding First Half Research Payments

06/29/2020
During the past few months, a number of conflicting developments have taken place in the research industry to create confusion regarding the likelihood of near-term research payment levels.  The following ...
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TIAA Joins Ranks of US Managers Paying for Research from P&L

05/23/2019
According to a recent article, US asset manager TIAA has joined the ranks of less than ten US asset managers that have started paying for third-party research from their P&Ls, ...
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A New Idea Enabling Assets Managers to Pay Cash for US Research

02/21/2019
According to market participants, a number of global asset managers have come up with a new way to potentially pay for research from their P&Ls in the US, despite the ...
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Despite MiFID II, UK Trading Costs Higher in Q2 2018

10/16/2018
European commission rates stabilized in the second quarter of 2018 after the initial dislocation of shifting all trading to execution-only in the first quarter of 2018 as MiFID II took ...
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SEC Issues Warning on Best Execution and Soft Dollars

07/16/2018
The SEC’s inspections unit issued a ‘Risk Alert’ summarizing the most common deficiencies pertaining to best execution and soft dollars that its staff has cited in the wake of investment ...
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