Fixed income Archive

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>

July 06, 2012

TradingScreen/NYSE bond promotion aims to entice buy-side

NYSE Euronext and TradingScreen are sweetening the deal on their on-exchange corporate bond trading offering by giving free access to the buy-side. read more>

July 02, 2012

Convictions outsources dealing in bond liquidity dearth

Convictions outsources dealing in bond liquidity dearth

Independent investment manager Convictions Asset Management said the challenge of locating fixed income liquidity was behind its recent decision to outsource execution to BNP Paribas Securities Services. read more>

June 28, 2012

Goldman Sachs reports successful bond platform rollout

Goldman Sachs launched its new bond trading platform, G Sessions, late last week, giving US institutional investors another avenue for sourcing fixed income liquidity. read more>

June 25, 2012

Buy-side turns up the heat on European fixed income proposals

Buy-side turns up the heat on European fixed income proposals

Institutional investors have lobbied European policy makers against proposals for overhauling the fixed income market in MiFIR, which they believe could severely impede their ability to source liquidity in size. read more>

May 30, 2012

Tradition venue offers level playing field for spot FX traders

Tradition venue offers level playing field for spot FX traders

Interdealer broker Tradition has launched traFXpure, a new electronic trading platform for spot FX that aims to level the playing field among market participants by eliminating the advantages of technology. read more>

April 27, 2012

Brazilian CSD and ICE to launch fixed income venue

Cetip, the Brazilian fixed income central securities depository, has signed an agreement with the IntercontinentalExchange to develop a new fixed income trading platform for Brazilian corporate and government bonds.

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