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The Microstructure of Multiple-Dealer Equity and Government Securities Markets: How They Differ

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  • Toni Gravelle

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Length: 41 pages Abstract: Although dealership government and equity securities have, on the surface, similar market structures, the author demonstrates that some subtle differences exist between them that are likely to significantly affect the way market-makers trade, and as such have an impact on the liquidity that they provide. The author reviews some of the concepts recently introduced in the literature, examining multiple-dealer equity markets, and delineates gaps that exist in this literature in terms of its applicability to government securities markets.
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Cited by:
  1. Nicolas Audet & Toni Gravelle & Jing Yang, 2002. "Alternative Trading Systems: Does One Shoe Fit All?," Working Papers 02-33, Bank of Canada.
  2. Chris D'Souza & Charles Gaa & Jing Yang, 2003. "An Empirical Analysis of Liquidity and Order Flow in the Brokered Interdealer Market for Government of Canada Bonds," Working Papers 03-28, Bank of Canada.
  3. Natasha Khan, 2007. "Impact of Electronic Trading Platforms on the Brokered Interdealer Market for Government of Canada Benchmark Bonds," Working Papers 07-5, Bank of Canada.
  4. Schulz, Alexander & Wolff, Guntram B., 2009. "Sovereign bond market integration: the euro, trading platforms and financial crises," MPRA Paper 16900, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Wolff, Guntram B. & Schulz, Alexander, 2008. "Sovereign bond market integration: the euro, trading platforms and globalization," Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies 2008,12, Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre.
  6. Smyth, Nick & Wetherilt, Anne, 2011. "Trading models and liquidity provision in OTC derivatives markets," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 51(4), pages 331-340.

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