Fixed Income

Aussie innovators electrify debt markets

A new Australian venture, MMADX, is aiming to automate the country’s A$11 trillion money market securities and repo market, with an eye on expanding into other products and territories.

MarketAxess hires Hammond to lead sales effort

MarketAxess, the operator of an electronic trading platform for fixed income securities, has appointed Robert Hammond to lead sales and dealer relationship management in Europe and the Middle East.

LCH’s Italian bond margin hike a taste of growing CCP influence

Wednesday’s decision by LCH.Clearnet to increase the margin required for Italian bond exposure has highlighted the potential costs and liquidity problems market participants could face as a wider range of instruments are centrally cleared.

Charles River meets cross-asset needs of Scottish firm

Generalist investment trust Alliance Trust and wholly-owned subsidiary Alliance Trust Asset Management have selected software provider Charles River Development's investment management system as a single consolidated platform for its equity and fixed income operations.

BondDesk aims big with Bang

BondDesk, a provider of US fixed income trading technology and execution services, has appointed former Bloomberg Tradebook president and CEO Kim Bang as CEO.