x Days of Isolation – Day 04: Pump Up the Volume

by Richard Hills, big xyt Day 4 – Pump Up the Volume Summary It is not news to anyone that trading volumes have simply exploded this month to record levels.  We put some eye watering facts and figures on this in a historical context and look at one surprising finding; the distribution...

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x Days of Isolation – Day 03: Swiss Watch

by Mark Montgomery, big xyt Day 3 – Swiss Watch The chart today shows the changing market share of European Equity trading venues during 2020.The highlighted line is the focus of the following observations. Last Summer when Swiss non equivalence was announced, overnight competition from MTFs was outlawed and the SIX...

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x Days of Isolation – Day 02: Mind the Gap

by Richard Hills, big xyt Day 2 – Mind the Gap: Close to Open price movements SUMMARY In this article, we look at the difference in price between two major benchmarks, the Previous Close and the Open – the ‘overnight gap’.  The equities market is only open for around 8 hours a...

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big xyt announce executive team strategic hire

Richard Hills joins as Head of Client Engagement London, Frankfurt 24th March 2020 – big xyt, the independent provider of market data analytics, is pleased to announce Richard Hills has joined their executive team as Head of Client Engagement. Working alongside Mark Montgomery, Head of Strategy and Business Development, Richard’s appointment will...

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x Days of Isolation – Day 01: The Orderbook Strikes Back

by Mark Montgomery, big xyt Introduction During these unprecedented times we do not underestimate the professional and personal challenges that everyone is facing. There are far more important things to be doing in the community than looking at a screen.  However, data and data analytics is playing a critical part in providing...

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