How, where and why are financial services firms transforming their operating models today - in an effort to drive efficiencies, increase transparency and reduce risk?
Tracking and measuring the total costs of the trade have never been more important in the financial markets.
Whilst trading volumes have continued to grow globally, the rise of low-cost ETF platforms have driven fund managers and brokers to seek out ever greater efficiencies in the last decade. At the same time, new regulations have been launched globally to drive transparency on this exact point (e.g. the MIFIDs). And with economic uncertainty growing, 2020 looks set to be a year of unprecedented cost control.