Cost per Equity Trade (Back Office)
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What is Cost per Equity Trade (Back Office)?
The total cost of processing equity trades within the back office divided by the total number of equity trades processed over a certain period of time. Back office costs related to equity trading include labor, overhead and technology expense related to trade affirmation, trade confirmation, trade clearing and trade settlement.
Why should Cost per Equity Trade (Back Office) be measured?
Cost per Equity Trade (Back Office) measures the operational efficiency of equity trading processes. A high value for this KPI may suggest slow trade settlement times, high rates of trade rejection (in the event that trade details do not match), overstaffed trade settlement functions or ineffective clearing procedures. Companies with a high equity trade processing cost typically have an unnecessary number of trading touchpoints, which has a negative effect on trade processing productivity.
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