Fixed income Archive

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>

January 16, 2013

Citi redefines bond platform after fragmentation debate

Citi plans to offer a wider range of emerging market instruments on its new fixed income trading platform but will not extend the offering to corporate bonds due to fears of liquidity fragmentation. read more>

January 15, 2013

HKEx moves growth focus to derivatives and fixed income

HKEx moves growth focus to derivatives and fixed income

Vertical integration, asset classes diversification and increased business from mainland China form the basis of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's new three-year plan. read more>

December 10, 2012

New Nordic bond MTF targets SMEs

A new Nordic bond trading platform will let smaller companies raise capital through corporate bonds issuance, as banks face a squeeze on client facilitation as a result of impending legislation. read more>

November 22, 2012

Bernstein Research draws battle lines for bulge brackets

Large international brokers are in for a war of attrition in the battle for global capital markets survival, according to leading analysts. read more>

November 22, 2012

Nasdaq targets remote members as Nordic fight intensifies

Nasdaq targets remote members as Nordic fight intensifies

The battle for Scandinavian market share is set to intensify with a new initiative from domestic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Nordic to attract overseas flow and the implementation of the London Stock Exchange's Millennium Exchange platform at Oslo Børs. read more>

November 09, 2012

Euroclear enters Russian post-trade market

Euroclear Bank has been granted access to Russia’s central securities depository to offer post-trade services for one of the most actively traded classes of Russian government bonds. read more>

November 08, 2012

UK pensions shift supports e-bond trading initiatives

Fixed income asset allocation in UK pension portfolios has increased to a point where it has overtaken equities. Meantime, moves to increase transparency and reduce the cost of fixed income investment have reached a new level, with UBS tilting its dealing services towards electronic trading. read more>