Fixed income Archive

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>

November 18, 2013

Banks see fixed income fall as great rotation kicks off

Fixed income revenues among the top 10 investment banks have declined by a fifth in 2013 while equity business has boomed, according to research by consultancy Coalition. read more>

November 12, 2013

Ex-Nomura, BNPP head to run Algomi European sales

Ex-Nomura, BNPP head to run Algomi European sales

Fixed-income liquidity solutions provider Algomi has appointed Neil Murray as head of European sales. read more>

November 01, 2013

Barnier criticism of derivatives reform lacks clarity

A letter demanding greater transparency in derivatives markets from European commissioner Michael Barnier lacks clarity and is unrealistic, according to industry association the Wholesale Markets and Brokers Association. read more>

November 01, 2013

Warning of more fines on interbank benchmark rates

Fines for the manipulation of Libor may not be the end of the story as regulators in other jurisdictions investigate their national benchmark interest rates, according to Kevin Milne, CEO of Rate Validation Services. read more>

October 31, 2013

Liquidnet actively exploring bonds trading role

As widespread buy-side demand increases for new electronic bonds trading platforms, institutional block crossing dark pool Liquidnet has indicated its interest in operating a fixed income venue, but said it has no firms plans at this stage. read more>

October 30, 2013

Buy- and sell-side demand new bond platforms

An overwhelming proportion of buy- and sell-side firms want new electronic platforms to trade US corporate bonds to help manage the increased regulatory burden placed upon broker-dealers combined with the expected tapering of quantitative easing, a report from consultancy TABB Group has found. read more>

October 29, 2013

Buy-side pay growing faster than sell-side

Buy-side pay is growing steadily despite the difficult economic environment and pressure on sell-side remuneration, according to research from consultancies Greenwich Associates and Johnson Associates. read more>

October 29, 2013

Equilend plans streamlined securities lending platform

Securities finance trading service provider EquiLend and its BondLend unit are planning to launch a new securities finance trading platform covering the full pre-trade to execution process. read more>

October 25, 2013

Long-road ahead for Brazilian fixed income e-trading

Electronic trading in fixed income is still in a “nascent stage” in Brazil, with nearly 80% of trading in government bonds still voice-based, according to a Celent report. read more>