Fixed Income

Buy-side’s bond makeover

New legislation will fundamentally change the way buy-side firms trade bonds and solutions to help deal with the transformation taking place in this market continue to emerge.

FIX prepares market for automated bond trading

FIX Protocol Limited, a provider of messaging standards, has published guidelines for the electronic trading of fixed income, ahead of new regulations that will lead to greater automation of bond trading.

Shedding light on fixed income

MiFID II's extension to fixed income instruments must be appropriately calibrated to avoid the risk of draining liquidity from the bond market.

Euroclear sets date for Russian post-trade services

Euroclear Bank will offer post-trade services for Russian government bonds from tomorrow through a link established with the National Settlement Depository, Russia’s central securities depository.

Citi redefines bond platform after fragmentation debate

Citi plans to offer a wider range of emerging market instruments on its new fixed income trading platform but will not extend the offering to corporate bonds due to fears of liquidity fragmentation.

New Nordic bond MTF targets SMEs

A new Nordic bond trading platform will let smaller companies raise capital through corporate bonds issuance, as banks face a squeeze on client facilitation as a result of impending legislation.

Nasdaq targets remote members as Nordic fight intensifies

The battle for Scandinavian market share is set to intensify with a new initiative from domestic exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Nordic to attract overseas flow and the implementation of the London Stock Exchange's Millennium Exchange platform at Oslo Børs.