Author - Richard Hills

Volumes alert! European equities reach new records

Do you remember the optimism of the Santa Claus rally?  Only a few months ago we were being entertained by stories of the S&P 500 in the high fives by year end (that would be a 30%+ rally from here) and post pandemic recoveries across the board.  Then along...

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European Equities Market Microstructure Survey Q3 2021

European Equities Market Microstructure Survey Q3 2021

The summer saw increased nervousness in the European markets in reaction to a fragile recovery from the pandemic and concerns about the spectre of inflation. However, trading in equities remained quite buoyant, especially in September, and Q3 volumes returned to their seasonal, pre-pandemic average, in contrast to last summer’s...

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European Equities Market Microstructure Survey Q2 2021

European Equities Market Microstructure Survey Q2 2021

Welcome to our latest quarterly survey of market volumes and fragmentation trends in European equities. If you are unfamiliar with the topic, we encourage you to visit our website to read our Microbites series for an explanation of European market microstructure.  With the major European indexes enjoying substantial price gains in...

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