Fixed Income

LSE hires ex-broker to head bond exchange

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).

Polish alternative bond trading platform approved

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.

Warsaw to launch new bond market

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.

Thomson Reuters and Tullett extend tick data offering

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).

Knight Capital buys fixed income broker-dealer

Knight Capital Group, the trade execution and asset management services provider, has acquired institutional fixed income broker-dealer Libertas Holdings.

MTS to launch Brazilian electronic bond market

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 stops trading

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.