Fixed income Archive

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>

October 25, 2012

Vega-Chi debuts US buy-side only fixed income market

Vega-Chi has reported the successful debut of its buy-side only trading platform for US high-yield and distressed fixed income products, with over 40 clients supporting the venue from launch. read more>

October 18, 2012

BondDesk appoints Edelstein as CEO

BondDesk, a provider of US fixed income trading technology and execution services, has hired its chairman Howard Edelstein as CEO. read more>

October 15, 2012

JonesTrading to launch convertible bond trading

Agency broker JonesTrading has hired a former Barclays managing director to lead an expansion into convertible bond trading. read more>

October 04, 2012

Tradeweb expands with CEEMEA bonds

Bond trading venue Tradeweb bolstered its expansion efforts by adding central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa bonds to its electronic platform. read more>