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Fixed income ETFs: One to watch

Fixed income ETFs have witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, spearheading the rise of the overall ETF market. Hayley McDowell asks why the product is so attractive to investors and what the future holds for the asset class.

Moving towards the light

Have trading volumes moved onto lit venues following MiFID II’s restrictions on dark trading and the rise of systematic internalisers? Hayley McDowell examines.

Adam Conn: Buy-side influencer

Adam Conn, head of dealing at Baillie Gifford, was handed the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honour at The TRADE’s Leaders in Trading awards this year. Hayley McDowell finds out the story behind the man considered to be one of the most influential buy-siders in Europe.

Battle of the blocks

As recently established block trading venues battle for market share ahead of MiFID II, Hayley McDowell investigates if this is exacerbating market fragmentation and which venues are coming out on top.

Go with the flow

Broker crossing networks will be banned and various new trading venues are entering the scene in 2018, so where the order flow will go and who will be the winners and losers, asks Hayley McDowell.

The order routing enigma

The majority of brokers do not provide the buy-side with full order routing transparency. Hayley McDowell asks whether the buy-side should be probing their brokers to find out where unfilled orders are being sent.

MisSIon impossible

MiFID II’s systematic internaliser regime has been forced into the spotlight as market participants stand in fear of its impact. Hayley McDowell unravels the story of the regime and asks market experts about the possible unintended consequences.

To Infinity and beyond

BT opens the doors of its innovation lab – BT Infinity - to The TRADE reporter Hayley McDowell, for an insight into the workings of its FinTech exploration centre.