Fixed income Archive

September 09, 2013

Tullett Prebon focuses on accuracy for Chinese bond service

Market data provider Tullett Prebon Information has launched a Chinese bond pricing service at a time when the market is becoming increasingly important internationally. read more>

September 05, 2013

Brewer to lead fixed income e-trading at Daiwa

Investment bank Daiwa Capital Markets has hired Philip Brewer as executive director of its fixed income division based in London. read more>

August 12, 2013

DB-led Electronic bonds platform nears completion

DB-led Electronic bonds platform nears completion

An industry initiative to create an electronic bond trading platform led by Deutsche Bank and supported by key buy and sell-side firms may take shape as early as October, the executive behind the plan has said. read more>

July 25, 2013

Xtrakter acquisition pushes MarketAxess revenue growth

The acquisition of pre- and post-trade reporting firm Xtrakter by MarketAxess in March, has helped push second quarter revenues for the fixed-income trading specialist up by 34.3%, year-on-year. read more>

June 27, 2013

Bid-ask spread index launched for credit market

MarketAxess has launched an index to enable market participants to identify trends in liquidity and transaction costs in credit markets. read more>

May 29, 2013

Nasdaq Dubai to launch Sukuk and bonds trading platform

Middle Eastern exchange Nasdaq Dubai is set to open a platform for on-exchange trading of Islamic and conventional bonds. read more>

May 22, 2013

Fixed income market reform forces banks to adapt

Banks must adapt to changes in the fixed income market in order to gain a competitive advantage, according to research published by London-based consultancy GreySpark Partners today. read more>

May 03, 2013

FIX bond adoption set to open up cross-asset efficiencies

Major execution venues active in electronic bond trading are committing to adopting open standardised protocols, said Sassan Danesh, managing partner, Etrading Software, and co-chair of message standards body FIX Protocol Limited (FPL) global fixed income committee. read more>

May 03, 2013

Electronic trading set to mushroom for US corporate bonds?

Research firm Aite Group has issued a report that concludes electronic institutional trading models are set to increase their participation in the US corporate bond trading markets. read more>

April 25, 2013

FTSE takes on RMB indices in bond index push

The FTSE Group will take over the calculations for offshore RMB fixed income indices created by the Bank of China (Hong Kong) as part of an agreement to develop a series of new benchmarks. read more>