Fixed income Archive

April 03, 2013

Buy-side braced for “fundamental” bond market restructure – The TRADE Poll

Institutional investors anticipate a series of changes to their fixed income investment and trading practices as post-crisis reforms threaten to squeeze liquidity, results of's March poll indicate. read more>

April 02, 2013

Nasdaq accelerates diversification play with eSpeed buy

Global markets operator Nasdaq OMX will acquire the eSpeed electronic trading platform for US treasury notes and bonds as the fixed income market undergoes wholesale regulatory-driven change. read more>

March 25, 2013

Going straight to the source

Brokers are finding new ways to offer the buy-side access to bonds, but risk fragmenting liquidity in a market that can already be challenging to navigate. read more>

March 18, 2013

Industry-led European bond platform takes shape

A collaborative industry push to establish a bonds trading platform in Europe led by Deutsche Bank, has gained considerable buy- and sell-side support and will use an order book to match buyers and sellers of bonds. read more>

March 18, 2013

Blinded by the lights

Buy-side traders hope new rules that force transparency on the bond market will not result in an undue increase in transaction costs. read more>

March 11, 2013

Buy-side’s bond makeover

New legislation will fundamentally change the way buy-side firms trade bonds and solutions to help deal with the transformation taking place in this market continue to emerge. read more>

February 18, 2013

FIX prepares market for automated bond trading

FIX Protocol Limited, a provider of messaging standards, has published guidelines for the electronic trading of fixed income, ahead of new regulations that will lead to greater automation of bond trading. read more>

February 11, 2013

Shedding light on fixed income

MiFID II's extension to fixed income instruments must be appropriately calibrated to avoid the risk of draining liquidity from the bond market. read more>

February 08, 2013

New Brazilian fixed income market gears up for launch

A new trading platform for Brazilian corporate debt developed by the IntercontinentalExchange and fixed income depository Cetip is set for launch later this month. read more>

February 06, 2013

Euroclear sets date for Russian post-trade services

Euroclear Bank will offer post-trade services for Russian government bonds from tomorrow through a link established with the National Settlement Depository, Russia’s central securities depository. read more>