Beyond the Consolidated Tape: Finding a Better View of the European Equities Markets

By Mark Montgomery, Head of Strategy and Business Development, big XYT

Over the past five years, the pace of change in the European equities and ETF markets has been almost unparalleled. This in turn is fuelling demand from the buyside community for greater transparency in the form of data and metrics in order to achieve best execution, optimise their trading activities […]

big xyt responds to the market’s need for a Consolidated View

Independent reference of market share, liquidity and trends now available for Equities and ETFs

London, Frankfurt, 21 June 2019. big xyt, an independent provider of high-volume market data analytics, is pleased to announce the launch of Consolidated View, an extension of the market analysis metrics available to all members of the investment community from the Liquidity Cockpit platform and 250days website dashboard. […]

big xyt provides Liquidity Cockpit to Liquidnet for Execution Analysis

Providing independent data analysis of market share and liquidity
London, Frankfurt, 3 June 2019. big xyt, an independent provider of high-volume smart data and data analytics, is pleased to announce that, Liquidnet Europe Limited, have extended their use of the big xyt analytics Liquidity Cockpit platform to monitor execution quality of its products along with cross-checking market volumes.

big xyt are providing […]

How price movement measures can inform execution decisions

By Mark Montgomery, Strategy & Business Development, big xyt

For participants in the European equities markets, the use of smart measures around price movements before and after each trade can help to better inform execution decisions, and therefore optimise and improve execution quality.

By capturing every tick in the market for each stock across all venues, we can see how a share […]

big-xyt integrates client executions with its consolidated view to create flexible TCA solution

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Changing the way data is interrogated and benchmarks viewed
London, Frankfurt, 23 April 2019. big xyt, an independent provider of high-volume smart data and data analytics, is pleased to announce that, following consultation with a number of clients, the big xyt analytics platform has been extended to include Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA).

It is recognised that post-trade TCA is transitioning from […]

Leading financial institution switches TCA provision to big xyt, enables development of next generation execution analysis

Case Study

The Client
One of largest financial companies and a major provider of institutional banking, investment management and broker services. Long-standing experience of trading electronically in European equities, offering a market-leading suite of algo execution and analysis tools to its clients.
The Challenge
Although the client was already using a white-labelled transaction cost analysis (TCA) service from another vendor, as a highly sophisticated […]

big xyt launches new website providing visibility on fragmented European equity trading landscape

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Analysing trading data from multiple points of view one year on from MiFID II
London, Frankfurt, 28th January 2019. big xyt, the independent provider of high-volume, smart data and analytics capabilities is pleased to announce the launch of, a collection of views reflecting the evolving market dynamics over the past year. The new site leverages the Liquidity Cockpit, the industry […]

12 Days of Trading – Day 12 of 12: Impact of DVC on the Liquidity Landscape

Day 12 of 12: Impact of DVC on the Liquidity Landscape

In our final view of the series we return to one of the most controversial MiFID II introductions, Double Volume Caps, with a different attempt to assess their impact by examining how UK blue chip volume dispersed before during and after DVC suspensions.

As an explanation for the methodology used for […]

12 Days of Trading – Day 11 of 12: ETF Spreads by Issuer

Day 11 of 12: ETF Spreads by Issuer

Another comparative way to look at ETF spreads is by issuer. For today’s review the issuer names are anonymised (issuers A to F), but consistent across both charts.

In the 2 charts today, we can see the choice facing investors when looking to trade an ETF representing a particular underlying benchmark. Whilst many issuers compete […]