Fixed income Archive

April 17, 2014

Corporate bond market evolution to improve liquidity - IOSCO

Corporate bond markets are beginning to adapt to the post-crisis world, which will result in returning liquidity, according to research by the International Organization of Securities Commissions. read more>

April 16, 2014

MiFID enters level two following Parliament approval

The European Parliament passed updated rules for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, dubbed MiFID II, last night. read more>

April 14, 2014

Fixed income transparency “dangerous” - IMA

Efforts to introduce pre-trade price transparency in the fixed income market could have dangerous repercussions, according UK buy-side body the Investment Management Association (IMA). read more>

March 25, 2014

First licence granted for pan-African exchange operator

ALTX Africa Group, a new exchange operator focusing on East Africa, has been granted its first licence to launch a venue in Uganda. read more>

March 18, 2014

Liquidnet expands into bonds with Vega-Chi buy

Institutional buy-side equities crossing network Liquidnet will offer trading in corporate bonds after agreeing to acquire bond-trading platform Vega-Chi. read more>

March 12, 2014

ESMA warns on market risks as equities regain ground

European securities markets remain at high risk despite a strong recovery in trading and investment conditions in the second half of 2013, according to a report from the European Securities and Market Authority. read more>

March 06, 2014

MTS adds to electronic offering with deal

Fixed income trading platform MTS, owned by the London Stock Exchange Group, will have access to hundreds of US clients after agreeing to acquire US corporate bonds platform as it expands its electronic fixed income trading offering. read more>

February 21, 2014

Urtheil resigns as head of MarketAxess Europe and Asia

MarketAxess head of Europe and Asia, Robert Urtheil, is to step down from the role, citing personal reasons. read more>

February 20, 2014

Regulators applaud Euribor reforms

European regulators have approved of progress made to reforming the Euribor benchmark in the wake of the Libor scandal. read more>

February 13, 2014

Omgeo sees growth in fixed income volume

Post-trade solutions provider Omgeo has reported a 12% increase in its fixed income client base in 2013. read more>