Financial markets data provider Markit has launched a new convertible bond index designed to provide investors with exposure to the broad US convertible bond market.
Jack Jeffery, a former executive at inter-dealer broker ICAP, has been appointed the new CEO of European fixed-income exchange MTS, a part of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE).
The Polish Financial Supervision Authority has approved changes to the Warsaw Stock Exchange's (WSE) alternative trading system regulations that will allow the bourse to launch the unregulated trading portion of its new CATALYST corporate and municipal bond market on 6 October.
The Warsaw Stock Exchange has revealed plans to launch WSE CATALYST, a new market for issuing and trading debt securities in Poland, by the end of this month.
London-based agency brokerage Execution has formed a new agency credit division, which will be led by a former Merrill Lynch fixed-income trader.
Tullett Prebon Information (TPI), the market data division of inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon, has made its historical tick-based price data available through information services provider Thomson Reuters’ Datascope Tick History (RDTH).
US institutional brokerage Concept Capital has hired Allen Oppici, a former Credit Suisse executive, as director of fixed income sales and trading, marking the firm’s entry into the fixed income market.
Knight Capital Group, the trade execution and asset management services provider, has acquired institutional fixed income broker-dealer Libertas Holdings.
MTS Group, a pan-European electronic trading platform for government bonds, has signed an agreement with the Brazilian Ministry of Finance for the creation of an electronic market dedicated to the trading of local currency sovereign securities issued by the Federative Republic of Brazil.
LiquidityHub, an aggregator of liquidity and market data designed to support electronic trading in the fixed-income market, has closed down only five months after it was launched.