Fixed income Archive

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>

October 23, 2013

Nasdaq reports record revenues in Q3

Exchange operator Nasdaq OMX saw significant revenue growth in the third quarter of 2013, largely due to acquisitions. read more>

October 21, 2013

Fixed income decline hits bank revenues

Investment banks have suffered from falling fixed income revenues in the third quarter of 2013, according to their financial results. read more>

October 08, 2013

BME opens alternative fixed income market

Spanish exchange Bolsas y Mercados Españoles has launched a multilateral trading facility targeted at institutional investors wanting to buy corporate bonds in mid-tier firms. read more>

October 01, 2013

Vienna enhances corporate bond offering

Vienna Stock Exchange has extended its bond market with a new segment for prime corporate bonds, offering enhanced transparency. read more>

September 25, 2013

Doubts over repo central clearing growth

Doubts over repo central clearing growth

Centrally cleared repo transactions saw market share double last year, while non-OTC clearing shrank, but the figures may not represent wider trends in the market. read more>

September 25, 2013

Buy-side warned of short-term pain in fixed income

The buy-side should expect some short-term disruption to their business as regulatory change takes hold in the US fixed income market, according to a report from Greenwich Associates. read more>

September 24, 2013

Basel Committee urged to rethink capital requirements

Bank leverage ratio requirements in Basel III could amplify risks in the financial system and fail the real economy, according to a group of industry associations. read more>

September 24, 2013

Credit market changes drive tech adoption

New market dynamics are driving an increase in the use of technology for credit market trades to increase efficiency and reduce costs, as asset managers’ struggle to obtain execution quality. read more>