Fixed income

February 27, 2015 10:26 AM GMT

Booming equity market boosts BME profits

Spanish exchange operator BME saw profits rise over 15% in 2014 following strong performance in its equity markets, though its derivatives offering has struggled.

February 24, 2015 10:11 AM GMT

FIX standards to automate IPO orders

IPOs are set to become automated following the release of FIX Trading Community’s best practice guidelines setting out message standards for new listings.

Demand for multi-asset class platforms fallingFebruary 12, 2015 10:56 AM GMT

Demand for multi-asset class platforms falling

Buy-side firms are moving away from using multi-asset class trading systems despite the development of multi-asset desks and huge investment in their development from vendors, according to research from consultancy Greenwich Associates.

February 05, 2015 11:29 AM GMT

Real-time pricing crucial for electronic bond markets

Creating near real-time pricing for fixed income products is a key step in the electronification of the asset class, according to Bill Gartland, senior director of Interactive Data’s Continuous Evaluations Service.

February 03, 2015 7:56 AM GMT

Aberdeen hit by fixed income outflows in Q4

Aberdeen Asset Management was hit by net outflows of £1.5 billion from fixed income strategies in the fourth quarter of 2014, the company confirmed today.

FX movements hit Q4 revenues at NasdaqJanuary 29, 2015 2:28 PM GMT

FX movements hit Q4 revenues at Nasdaq

Nasdaq OMX Group blamed unfavourable foreign exchange rate movements for impacting net revenues in three of its four major business lines in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to a year earlier.

January 29, 2015 11:19 AM GMT

Equity trading drives 19% revenue rise at Deutsche

Deutsche Bank has declared a 19.5% rise in net revenue from its Corporate Banking & Securities business for the fourth quarter of 2014, up from €2.5 billion to just under €3 billion compared to 2013.

Xtrakter bolsters MarketAxess salesJanuary 28, 2015 4:39 PM GMT

Xtrakter bolsters MarketAxess sales

MarketAxess has seen its revenues rise 10% year-on-year, boosted by strong performance in its post-trade and data services.

January 26, 2015 11:06 AM GMT

Bond platform race heats up with ICAP entry

ICAP has become the latest firm to join the race to win volume from bond traders looking for new electronic solutions to the ongoing liquidity crisis.