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MiFID – RTS 28

Trading volume of the five most important trading centres according to financial products

MiFID provisions stipulate that securities companies that execute client orders must each year summarise and publish the five most important trading centres on which they executed client orders in the previous year, measured in terms of trading volumes, in respect of each defined category of financial instrument.

Top five execution venues 1st quarter 2018

Finance instrument Trading volumes of retail clients Trading volumes of professional clients Total trading volumes
Equities - Shares & depositary receipts Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Debt instruments Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Interest rates derivates Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Currency derivates Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Structured finance instruments Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Equitiy derivates Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Securitized derivates Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Commodities derivate Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Exchange traded products Table 1 Table 2 Table 3
Other instruments Table 1 Table 2 Table 3

 

Explanatory information about the tables

The content of Tables 1 and 2 have the same structure; they differ merely in terms of client categories. Table 1 provides information for small investors about each financial instrument category, while Table 2 provides information for professional clients about each financial instrument category.

  • The column “Proportion of volume traded as a percentage of total in that class” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category for small investors and professional clients, relative to the total volumes of the executed orders for each financial instrument category.
  • The column “Proportion of orders executed as percentage of total in that class” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category for small investors and professional clients, relative to the total number of executed orders for each financial instrument category.
  • The column “Percentage of passive orders” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category for small investors and professional clients, providing liquidity (e.g. through limited orders), relative to the total number of executed orders for each financial instrument category.
  • The column “Percentage of aggressive orders” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category for small investors and professional clients, drawing liquidity (e.g. through best orders), relative to the total number of executed orders for each financial instrument category.
  • The column “Percentage of directed orders” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category for small investors and professional clients where the client has specified a specific trading centre before the order is executed, relative to the total number of executed orders for each financial instrument category.

Table 3 summarises Tables 1 and 2. This shows the values for each financial instrument category, but across all client categories.

  • The column “Proportion of volume executed as a percentage of total in that class” shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of each financial instrument category relative to the total volumes of the executed orders across all client groups.
  • The column “Proportion of orders executed as percentage of total in that class" shows the percentage share of the executed orders for each of the five largest trading centres in terms of the executed orders for each financial instrument category relative to the total number of executed orders for each financial instrument category across all client groups.