Curiosity is the key to survival in the world of FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) trading, and Yann Couellan, head of FICC trading at BNP Paribas Asset Management, knows this better than most. Couellan speaks to David Whitehouse about his career so far and what still excites him about the future.
FICC data analytics firm to adopt ESA algorithms to improve market surveillance technology.
MiFID II research pricing war has seen price of fixed income research plummet as banks compete against each other.
JP Morgan implemented Mosaic Smart Data’s technology across its fixed income trading business in October last year.
FICC trading revenues remained flat in the first quarter at Goldman Sachs, as its rivals reported significant increases.
Investment banking revenue in 2016 expected to decline for fourth year in a row.
Fixed income pre-trade transparency and the number of instruments will see less firms opting in to become a systematic internaliser.