63% of companies who use algorithmic trading, use transaction cost analysis
Financial Insights has identified transaction costs analysis as a major factor for buy-side firms in influencing trade execution decisions. This is especially true in the adoption of algorithmic trading. In the algorithmic trading survey, 63% of firms surveyed reported use of transaction cost analysis. In addition, when all respondents were asked what factor would most influence either the adoption or increase in usage of algorithmic trading, transaction cost analysis was the most influential factor.