Prime brokerage is a full fledge service provided by sell-side firms or brokers to buy-side financial institutions including investment banks, pension funds and hedge funds. Prime brokerage covers a wide range of services to address most of the needs of clients. In the financial market and OTC derivatives world, prime brokers provide the below important […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As per Dodd-Frank regulation, some trades are required to be cleared by the Central Clearing Counterparties (CCPs) in order to mitigate credit risk. For clearing through CCP, it has to be routed through a registered broker at the clearing house or CCP, also known as Clearing Broker. Most of the investment banks are already registered […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Execution brokers are the middlemen in the capital market who provides order execution services to their clients in different markets. Execution brokers are well connected to all execution venues and exchanges and they can execute orders by matching orders from other clients/parties. Execution brokers provide access to the major financial markets across the world and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sell side firms are the particular firms which are involved in the creation, promotion and sale of financial instruments like stocks, bonds, foreign exchange etc which are used by the buy side firms. Typically the equity research companies, brokers and dealers are the sell firms which are responsible of creating research reports regarding different financial […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Buy Side firms are the market participants which are involved in trading derivatives in the capital market space. These buy side firms include Investment banks, hedge funds, and portfolio managers etc who take buying or selling decisions. These firms trade derivative contracts or buy/sell/short sell stocks in financial market to generate extra profit or alpha. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.