The positive interaction of retail and institutional order flow

Published on 26 May 2022

Institutional traders are engaging with retail order flow, as that market segment has boomed. The positive effect for both institutional and retail investors is to better support execution when order flow becomes highly directional – as the two demographics typically trade against one another.

Wail Azizi, CSO of Equiduct, explains how investors can get access to retail liquidity, while supporting ESMA’s stance against payment for order flow. He talks through the analysis of best execution on Equiduct and outlines how institutional firms can engage with greater retail order flow today.