Mifid drives ETF trading on to platforms

Best execution rules push Tradeweb ETF volumes up 32%, but smart order routers may alter trend

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Dramatic increase: multilateral trading facilities experience a surge in volumes

New European market rules have triggered a surge in trading volumes of exchange-traded funds on platforms, but ETF market-makers believe this sudden dominance will be short-lived.

Two dealers who spoke to Risk.net say venues allowing firms to request quotes from multiple dealers, known as request-for-quote platforms, have all witnessed a “dramatic” increase in volumes.

“You can compare against the figures on the RFQ systems of the previous year and there you actually see overall that the use

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