February 2018- From LSEG to the Buyside

February 2018- From LSEG to the Buyside


LSE Mid-Point Pegged Order

  • Highest ever monthly value of £400.4mln traded via LSE Mid-Point Pegged Order
    - Represents +478% increase from December 2017 volumes
  • £50.7mln on 12 January was largest day by value traded through Mid-Point Pegged Orders
    - Record largest trade in an individual stock was £2.95mln in CSPX.L on 9 January

  • Resting hidden LIS orders are pegged to SETS midpoint, eliminating latency arbitrage risk
    - User defined MES
    - Automatically parking
    - Ability for resting orders to interact with both lit and dark contra liquidity
(ABOVE) Total value traded (£mln) through Mid-Point Pegged Orders on London Stock Exchange from Jan 2017 to Jan 2018

Turquoise Plato™ 

  • January 2018 monthly record = €23.4bn (ADV €1.1bn)
  • January highest monthly value traded via Turquoise Plato Block Discovery™ at €9.25bn
    - +22% from previous record of €7.55bn in October 2017
    - More than 5x Jan 2017 = €1.70bn
    - More than 55x Jan 2016 = €0.17bn
    - More than 144x Jan 2015 = €0.06bn
  • Record weekly value traded via Turquoise Plato Block Discovery™ of €2.34bn between 29 January-02 February

  • Record daily traded via Turquoise Plato Block Discovery™ on 11 January was €575.4mln
    - +25% increase on 2017 previous highs
  • Turquoise Plato™ as whole set new weekly record of €5.56bn traded at across all the dark order book (+13% above prior record Brexit)

(Above) Growth of Turquoise Plato Block Discovery™- New Records in 2017 and January 2018 surpass extraordinary June 2016 Source: Turquoise analysis

Turquoise Lit Auctions™

London Stock Exchange Order Book 

  • In January, monthly ADVT traded in LSE Closing Auction was £1.6bn, comprising 27% of on-book volume
    - The closing auction represents the record of reference for passive fund managers

  • £5.96bn ADVT on LSE Order Book in January, up from £5.09bn in December
Calendar Month Daily Value Traded (£bn) ADVT Closing Auction (£bn) % of On-Book Trading
Jan-18 £5.96 £1.6 27%
Dec-17 £5.09 £1.53 30%
Nov-17 £5.5 £1.51 27%
Oct-17 £5.04 £1.33 26%
Sept-17 £5.19 £1.52 29%
Sept-17 £4.7 £1.24 26%
 (Above) Source: London Stock Exchange Group Market Analysis- 05 February 2018
  • £1.34 trillion traded on LSE Order Book in 2017, the highest annual value since 2007
    - New annual record of 258.7mln trades over the year

Borsa Italiana

  • On 29 January, tick sizes assigned to shares traded on MTA, MIV, BIT Eq MTF and AIM Italia/MAC were modified
    - The updated list of shares and the related tick size table available on Borsa Italiana’s website


  • On London Stock Exchange:
    - ETPs on-book turnover reached £10.5bn in January 2018, 31% up compared to last year's January
    - China Post Global lists new ETF which provides exposure to 150 Japanese companies
    - UBS lists two socially responsible ETFs, hedged in GBP and USD
  • On Borsa Italiana:
    - Franklin Templeton lists five Smart Beta ETFs listed on ETFplus
    - Listing of PowerShar Ita PIR Mul-Ass Port UCITS ETF

Fixed Income

  • €180mln of the new Carraro International S.E. 2018-2025 bonds distributed on EuroMOT


  • ELITE celebrated the completion of its first bond transaction  in partnership with Banca Finint
    - The €122 mln ten-year bond is made up of ten well performing and innovative Italian ELITE companies
    - Lead investors are the European Investment Bank and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.


  • Four new IOB derivatives made available to trade on LSEDM order book
  • Curve Global open Interest rose to 137,274 lots in January (+31% vs. Nov 2017)
Conferences & Events

Milano European Financial Hub
27 February, Milan

The Trade MiFID II Event
28 February, London

Buyside Roadshow- Germany

01 March, Frankfurt

Rosenblatt's Annual European Market Structure Conference
21 March, Paris

Buyside Roadshow-Ireland
March TBC, Dublin

FIX Trading Conference
15 March, London

Trade Tech Conference
25-26 April , Paris

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