FROM THE ARCHIVES

One desk for multi-asset low-touch trading

One desk for multi-asset low-touch trading

0
If a single desk can trade all liquid instruments for an asset manager, it could see significant cost and process efficiencies. Lynn Strongin Dodds...
Corporate bonds : How big is credit? : Joel Clark

Corporate bonds : How big is credit? : Joel Clark

0
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR CREDIT PLATFORMS. As corporate bond trading platforms do battle, the size of the prize is not clear. Joel Clark reports. How much...
Buy-side desks swing extra US$2.1 million into fixed income trading technology

Buy-side desks swing extra US$2.1 million into fixed income trading technology

0
By Sobia Hamid. On average buy-side fixed income desks pushed US$2.1 million of additional budget into technology in 2016, according to new research from analyst...
Repo markets are back in focus for the Fed’s Treasury Market Practice Group

Repo markets are back in focus for the Fed’s Treasury Market Practice Group

0
The US Federal Reserve’s Treasury Market Practice Group (TMPG) has focused this month on discussing the status of repurchase agreement (repo) clearing and settlement...
S3 helps buy side analyse counterparty performance

S3 helps buy side analyse counterparty performance

0
  By Flora McFarlane. S3 has added contra reporting functionality to its Fixed Income Execution Quality Suite in order to provide greater insight for clients into...
Market Analysis: Pressure on US dealing desks is changing priorities in 2020

Market Analysis: Pressure on US dealing desks is changing priorities in 2020

0
New analysis of market activity this year has observed that while issuance is “racing toward historic annual highs” there is no corresponding increase in...
Connectivity vs relationship control is on the agenda at FILS

Connectivity vs relationship control is on the agenda at FILS

0
Support for streaming firm prices is contingent on connectivity between price-makers and price-takers; a big question which will play out over this year’s Fixed...
Criticism of price formation in Gilt syndication defended by UK’s Debt Management Office

Criticism of price formation in Gilt syndication defended by UK’s Debt Management Office

0
Challenges to the process of UK government bond (Gilt) pricing by syndicate banks, made by member of parliament, Mel Stride, chair of the Treasury...
RPMI Railpen confirms trading to be insourced

RPMI Railpen confirms trading to be insourced

0
RPMI Railpen, which represents the UK’s railway workers pension fund, has confirmed plans to internalise its trading desk, which is expected to be operational...
TABB Group shuts down

TABB Group shuts down

0
Larry Tabb, the eponymous founder of market anayst firm TABB Group, has announced the firm will close. Making the announcement via Twitter, he wrote:...
MarketAxess launches centralised marketplace with integrated rates trading

MarketAxess launches centralised marketplace with integrated rates trading

0
Electronic bond market operator, MarketAxess, has launched a centralised fixed income trading marketplace integrating rates trading capabilities within the MarketAxess trading system. MarketAxess acquired government...
Trumid growing HY market share

Trumid growing HY market share

0
By Flora McFarlane. Trumid has announced trading volumes of US$2 billion in January 2018, more than doubling 2017 figures, with daily averages of over US$100mm...