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Bank of America Merrill Lynch supports our clients’ success with an array of value added services including global commission management, vendor consulting, execution consulting, third party research, hedge fund consulting and more.

When Trading the Open, Look to the Previous Close

When stocks experience large overnight gaps, patterns can emerge in the early morning trading period. Volume profiles tend to skew to the open and participating can be an effective way to capture liquidity.

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Battle of the Indices

At BofAML's global ‘Think Tank' series held from late 2012 through late 2014, more than 500 buy-side traders were asked which index they thought would perform best the following year.

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Accessing Cross Border Trading with Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, a mutual stock access program, will allow cross-border equity investment in Hong Kong and mainland China via the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).

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Sourcing Liquidity in Brazil

Since 2010, the daily average notional volume traded on Bovespa is up 13%, while the number of trades executed in the market is up 60%. This divergence has made liquidity more difficult to source.

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Increased Demands for ETF Options

As the ETF market has experienced major growth in the past 5 years, there has been a similar rise in the use of options on exchange traded products. Options on exchange traded products have traded nearly $40-50bn notional per day over the last year and currently account for 35% of aggregate listed option volume.
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Trading Technology Costs are on the Rise

Execution management system fees have been trending upward over the last five years. Therefore, it's important for the buy-side to conscientiously manage.

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Improving Performance with Relative Limits

Brokers have invested heavily in algorithms that rely on vast historical datasets and live market information to manage orders in today's highly-complex market.

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Sourcing Liquidity: Intra-Minute Volume Clustering

Accessing liquidity is vital in a low volume environment, and recently we've seen outsized percentages of volume occurring at specific seconds within a given minute

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Instinct® FX Strategies

As the electronic FX marketplace becomes increasingly sophisticated, traders are seeking execution advisory as well as high performing algorithms that source unique liquidity and trusted liquidity venues.

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