Fixed income Archive

September 28, 2012

Deutsche Börse boosts bond liquidity through Xetra

Deutsche Börse has unveiled plans to stimulate liquidity in the fixed income market with the addition of bonds to its Xetra continuous order book. read more>

September 03, 2012

Fixed income group signs venues to connectivity initiative

The Fixed Income Connectivity Working Group, a collective of global investment banks, has signed a number of venues to its electronic swaps trading standard. read more>

August 29, 2012

Fixed income innovation gathers pace

Fixed income trading is moving inexorably towards an electronic market structure but the pace of change will vary across individual markets, according to a new study by consulting firm Celent. read more>

August 17, 2012

ICE and Cetip debut Brazilian fixed income platform

IntercontinentalExchange, a US-based operator of futures bourses, has teamed with Brazilian central securities depository Cetip to launch a hybrid fixed income trading platform. read more>

August 17, 2012

Nomura hires new fixed income head for EMEA

Japan-based investment bank Nomura has named Gary Cottle as its new head of fixed income for Europe, Middle East and Africa. read more>

August 15, 2012

RBS hires in preparation for fixed income e-revolution

The Royal Bank of Scotland has recruited industry veteran Jeremy Smart as global head of electronic distribution, as the UK state-owned bank prepares for growing automation of fixed income trading. read more>

July 25, 2012

MarketAxess updates platform in light of new regulations

MarketAxess has added new functionality to its electronic bond trading platform, which now lets users better manage market impact and source liquidity in the credit markets more effectively. read more>

July 23, 2012

Waking up to FX

Traditionally an afterthought for buy-side traders, FX trading is starting to become more front of mind, evidenced by greater innovation and evolution of trading tools designed specifically for the asset class. read more>

July 18, 2012

Deutsche Bank overhauls FX platform to improve client control

Deutsche Bank has overhauled its Autobahn FX trading platform, which it says will give buy-side customers more control over their currency trades. read more>

July 09, 2012

Bringing bonds into the light

Regulators are currently deciding on the best way to move ahead with reforms that encourage electronic trading in bond markets. But market participants are concerned that too much transparency could damage liquidity.  read more>