In November 2019, The Finance Hive invited 50 senior and head traders from some of the largest and most recognisable asset managers in the UK for the The Finance Hive Equities: Technology for the Trading Desk.
This report lays out how the buy side are using technology to reduce their market impact, optimise their OMS/EMSs, create frameworks for onboarding and selecting new algos, and using pre-trade analytics and TCA.
Chapter 2: Broker/Buy Side Relations
The second chapter in our series sees our buy side members discuss how relationships change as flows shift from high to low touch, and whether there is a resurgence in the opposite direction as people look to increase the number of trades executed through voice.
It was agreed that there has been a slide towards low touch trading, which is continuing in most places but has peaked in some others. As a result, one touch desks that incorporate high touch and low touch trading are popping up in a lot of broker firms.
Download the report to read the findings.