Trade Research & Entry
This workflow template illustrates the initial data collection, research, funding and entry of trades across all asset classes. This process includes market data analysis, electronic and manual trade entry and the review and resolution of any trade entry errors. Purchase and download this template in PDF, PowerPoint (PPT) and Visio (VSD) formats. You can customize it to fit your own organization, or simply use it to better understand Trade Research & Entry processes.
What is Trade Research & Entry?
The Trade Research & Entry process involves coordination between investment analysts (sometimes referred to as "associates"), portfolio managers, and middle/back office trade operations and support staff to research and enter trade details in preparation for trade execution. Portfolio managers analyze data and reports from their army of analysts to determine the details of the trade they are looking to make. Once the details have been outlined, the portfolio manager submits the information to the trade execution desk, where the details are entered either manually or electronically. If an error is detected in the trade entry, the trade support team is responsible for resolving and updating the trade error to ready the transaction for execution.
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