Infront news

Accessing investment research in a post-MiFID II world

Infront has now strengthened the research offering to our buy-side clients with equity research from Morningstar. We are working on several areas to make sure that our clients are well prepared for the upcoming major shift in the financial markets. Together with our recent partnership with RSRCHXchange this helps our users to address the challenges of MiFID II compliant research procurement.

MiFID II and the Financial Research Landscape

Recently, Infront forged a unique partnership with RSRCHXchange allowing access to the RSRCHX platform on the Infront terminal. RSRCHXchange is the online aggregator and marketplace for institutional research and this partnership addresses the challenges in the upcoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) of compliant research procurement.

Soft commissions: Stand by for a shake-up

It’s not often that an action by a regulator has a direct impact on the day-to-day activities of market traders (if you discount last week’s surprise action by the Swiss central bank to remove the cap on the Swiss franc / Euro exchange rate, of course!).