FIRDS Data Analysis for April 2018

This months’ FIRDS data analysis provides some interesting insights including some new data points provided after a few industry participants ...
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DSB Monthly Metrics – April 2018

This note focuses on both OTC ISIN creation and search trends to provide users with more insight into how the ...
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DSB Technology – Higher Performance, More Resiliency

A month ago, I described the DSB’s preparations for what turned out to be a very successful industry load test ...
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Providing some clarity on Delivery Types: CASH vs PHYSICAL

There has been some excitable chatter recently from some commentators and trade associations around the use of Delivery Type within ...
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First Quarter Update After MiFID II

The OTC-ISIN population count has increased 24% in March to over 6.8 million at March month end, up from 5.5 ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Week 12 of MiFID II

This blog updates on the previous DSB blog after week 8 of MiFID II, to reveal no material changes in the ...
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Solving the FIRDS Data Quality Issues the Easy Way

— Updated on 4 April with info from page 60 of FIRDS Reference data reporting instructions With MiFID II becoming business-as-usual, ...
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DSB Technology – Preparations for Industry Load Test

A couple of weeks ago, I provided a glimpse into the technology operations of the DSB, with a focus on ...
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DSB Technology Stability and Performance – A Review

With Q1 2018 almost over, I thought this a good time to review the technical stability and performance SLAs of ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Week 8 of MiFID II

This blog updates on the previous DSB blog after week 4 of MiFID II, to reveal a fairly stable universe ...
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Update after the second month of MiFID II

The OTC-ISIN population count has increased 34% in February to over 5.5 million as of close of business 28 February 2018, ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Week 4 of MiFID II

This blog updates my previous post after week 1 of MiFID II, to reveal a much more diverse and interesting ...
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OTC-ISIN Pre-Population – The Stats

Update after the first month of MiFID II The OTC-ISIN population count has more than doubled in January to over ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Week 1 of MiFID II

What information has FIRDS data provided after Week 1 of MiFID II? Last week, I provided some analysis on the ...
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FIRDS Data Analysis on Day 1 of MiFID II

What information has FIRDS data provided on Day 1 of MiFID II? I have provided some statistics on the use ...
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First Day of MiFID II – DSB View

So how was the first day of MiFID II for the DSB? I have been asked this question so many ...
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