Sell side

May 29, 2012

Sell side firms are generally investment banks who are members of the exchange. They are allowed to trade on the exchange directly. They take orders from the “buy side” firms and place them in the market. They are the brokers in the equities business.

Reference :

  1. Wikipedia
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Buy Side

May 29, 2012

Buy side firms are generally asset management companies, hedge funds or private equity firms who buy shares from the market.

Reference :

  1. Wikipedia