Fixed income Archive

February 06, 2014

90% of interest rate derivatives already cleared – ISDA

The vast majority of interest rate derivatives were centrally cleared ahead of compliance with G-20-inspired rules by institutional investors, according to a new report by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. read more>

January 30, 2014

MarketAxess quarterly revenue jumps 25%

Electronic fixed income trading platform MarketAxess earned US$60.4 million in Q4 2013, up 24.4% on Q4 2012, driven by gains in commission revenue as the platform operator extended market share. read more>

January 27, 2014

Nasdaq OMX bond market extends reach

Nasdaq OMX is expanding its First North Bond Market to Finland. read more>

January 24, 2014

Buy-side actively making bond prices, says MarketAxess

Asset managers have already begun the expected shift to making prices in corporate bonds, MarketAxess CEO Rick McVey has said, driven by greater all-to-all market functionality that he believes will increase significantly. read more>

January 22, 2014

Fixed income slump forcing banks to adopt new models

Fixed income slump forcing banks to adopt new models

Investment banks’ fourth quarter financial reports have revealed many are struggling to make money in the fixed income market, with industry experts expecting big changes to their business models in 2014. read more>

January 15, 2014

Industry hails last-ditch MiFID II agreement but uncertainties remain

Industry hails last-ditch MiFID II agreement but uncertainties remain

European politicians reached agreement on the core rules of MiFID II last night, but industry experts warned there is a lot of work still to be done before the legislative framework is complete. read more>

December 09, 2013

Buy-side role crucial to electronification of new asset classes

The institutional investor community must adapt to new swap execution facilities and an increased push to electronify the fixed income market, both of which are set to dominate the agenda in 2014. read more>

December 05, 2013 launches bespoke buy-side front end

Fixed income trading platform has created a bespoke front end for electronic bonds trading that will connect several top US asset managers to its central limit order book. read more>

November 28, 2013

Algomi to launch US office with fixed income veteran

Fixed income trading solutions provider Algomi will open a US office in January led by former MarketAxess executive Stephen Gallagher who joined the firm this week as head of US operations. read more>

November 25, 2013

Predictive tools to become key for fixed income market

Predictive analytics tools are set to become crucial in the fixed income market as regulatory pressure on the buy-side increases, according to research from consultancy Celent. read more>