Asset Classes

Carl James: Changing with the times

Carl James has been a fixture of the buy-side world for the past 25 years, having run trading operations and desks around the world before taking on his current role as global head of fixed income trading at Pictet Asset Management. John Brazier talks to the winner of The TRADE’s prestigious buy-side lifetime achievement award about his career to date, embracing change and where the fixed income world is heading.

Unpicking the research unbundling conundrum

Over one year since the separation of payments for execution and research was introduced via MiFID II in Europe, Hayley McDowell examines the unintended consequences of unbundling for buy- and sell-side institutions and finds an industry still coming to terms with the change.