Publishing our quality of execution under the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/576 of 8 June 2016, Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS) 27, we adhere to our obligation of enabling the public and investors to evaluate the quality of our firm’s execution practices by publication of valuable information about how and where the firm has executed client orders. It is important that these reports allow for a robust comparison between different firms and also to enable comparison of performance over time. Therefore, ESMA considers it suitable for firms to keep each report available in the public domain for a minimum period of two years.
This disclosure is be made in line with Articles 3 to 8 of RTS 27, and in the format specified in Tables 1 to 9 of the Annex to that document. These reports will be produced quarterly, based on calendar quarters, with the report to be published no later than 3 months after the quarter end date.
Information is published in a machine-readable format and will be made available for members of the public via our website. Clients will be able to download in Excel format which will enable searching, sorting and analysing of the data. The reports will remain in the public domain for a period of at least 2 years.
These reports can be found below:
|Class of Instrument||All Classes (FX, Indicies and Commodities)|
|Client Type||Retail Clients|
|Notification if < 1 average trade per business day in the previous year||N|
|Top five execution venues ranked in terms of trading volumes (descending order)||Venue LEI||Proportion of volume traded as a percentage of total in that class||Proportion of orders executed as a percentage of total in that class||Percentage of passive orders||Percentage of aggressive orders||Percentage of directed orders|
|IS Prime Limited||549300F62BRRDZKCUZ58||34.31%||38.79%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%|
|Hantec Markets (Australia) Pty Limited||2138005UV993RK5NUH73||33.13%||40.46%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%|
|Sucden Financial Limited||213800W2XOTEIWVRS823||15.40%||5.98%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%|
|Hantec Markets Limited||213800BKZJJXCMAN9Z43||3.66%||2.99%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%|
At Hantec Markets we consider the execution factors of price, costs, speed and likelihood of execution when assessing the quality of execution. Dependant on the client’s trading style, the products the client trades and the method of their trading, we may consider using specific liquidity providers which are most suited to the client’s profile. For example, one liquidity provider may not offer a product a client wishes to trade, and therefore we use an alternative provider when offering the client pricing.
Whilst Hantec Markets Ltd is independently managed, we are part of the Hantec Group. As part of this group of companies we are majority owned by Hantec (UK) Incorporated. There is no conflict of interest caused by this majority ownership and this has no impact with respect to any execution venues used to execute orders.
Hantec Markets have no specific arrangement with any execution venues regarding payments made or received, discounts, rebates or non-monetary benefits received. There have been no changes to the list of execution venues listed in the firm’s execution policy. Regardless of how a client is classified with Hantec Markets, should it be retail or professional, the order execution quality see no differential between the classifications. As the statistics show, the quality of execution in terms of speed, cost, price and likelihood of execution is in line with our high expectations.
In line with our Execution Policy, we apply price, cost, speed and likelihood of execution, and quantity as the criteria to which we give precedence above all others when we assess quality of execution. Should a client wish to trade a particular product that requires us to use an alternative provider, we will continue to act in line with our quality of execution assessment.
In order to produce this information we have integrated our price and execution data to an analytical software system that analyses all our trades and execution factors against the underlying market price at that time to ensure our assessment of execution quality is in line with our expectation, client expectation and our Execution Policy.
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