Fixed income

April 29, 2014

ESMA confirms MiFID consultation due in one month

Proposed regulatory technical standards for MiFID II are due to be published in a weighty consultation due at the end of May, a spokesman for the European Securities and Markets Authority had told

April 24, 2014

DTCC backs T+2 for US market

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation has thrown its support behind initiatives to introduce a shortened settlement cycle in the US in order to help reduce credit and liquidity risk.

Market making key for bank fixed income revenuesApril 23, 2014

Market making key for bank fixed income revenues

Recent investment bank results have revealed a continued slump in fixed income business, but a new approach to market making could help drive future profitability, according to Stu Taylor, CEO of fixed income solutions provider Algomi.

April 14, 2014

Fixed income transparency “dangerous” - IMA

Efforts to introduce pre-trade price transparency in the fixed income market could have dangerous repercussions, according UK buy-side body the Investment Management Association (IMA).

March 12, 2014

ESMA warns on market risks as equities regain ground

European securities markets remain at high risk despite a strong recovery in trading and investment conditions in the second half of 2013, according to a report from the European Securities and Market Authority.

March 06, 2014

MTS adds to electronic offering with deal

Fixed income trading platform MTS, owned by the London Stock Exchange Group, will have access to hundreds of US clients after agreeing to acquire US corporate bonds platform as it expands its electronic fixed income trading offering.

February 20, 2014

Regulators applaud Euribor reforms

European regulators have approved of progress made to reforming the Euribor benchmark in the wake of the Libor scandal.

February 06, 2014

90% of interest rate derivatives already cleared – ISDA

The vast majority of interest rate derivatives were centrally cleared ahead of compliance with G-20-inspired rules by institutional investors, according to a new report by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.