Mifid II threatens best execution data 'nightmare'

Buy- and sell-side critics attack requirement to publish all RFQs

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Mifid II: too much data?

Banks will be required to publish too much best execution data under Europe's new trading and transparency rules – and clients will not be able to make use of it, according to industry critics on both the sell and buy side.

The information is intended to show investors that trades have been completed at the best available price and will require dealers to disclose all requests for quote (RFQs), whether they resulted in a trade or not – a requirement that a regulatory affairs specialist at one

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