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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Rates : Munis : Dan Barnes

Return of muni futures shows the market’s got moxie. The municipal bond market is addressing its problems head on and in doing so, defying...

China Bond Connect launches real-time DvP and block trading

By Pia Hecher. Mutual market access scheme Bond Connect, the platform linking investors from Mainland China and overseas, implemented real-time delivery-versus-payment (RDvP) and introduced a...

NEX Markets CEO questions Thomson Reuters price claim

By Pia Hecher. Seth Johnson, chief executive officer of NEX Markets, operator of US Treasury marketplace BrokerTec, talks about the firm’s data distribution strategy, including...

GAM raises spectre of illiquidity and redemption

By Pia Hecher. Global Asset Management (GAM) fund boards suspended all subscriptions and redemptions in its unconstrained/absolute return bond funds (ARBF) on 31 July 2018....

Brokertec data shifts to Bloomberg with Reuters/Dealerweb data tie-up

By Shobha Prabhu Naik & Dan Barnes. Bloomberg, the financial data provider, has launched a new data service that will take NEX’s BrokerTec US Treasuries...

BGC buys embonds, lay-offs confirmed

Interdealer broker BGC has confirmed its May 2018 acquisition of emerging markets bond trading platform embonds, while several sources close to the firm have...

Federal Reserve group issues credit risk warning over US Treasuries trading

By Pia Hecher. The Federal Reserve’s Treasury Market Practices Group (TMPG), which discusses issues in the US government bond market, has said that firms are...

FCA says HFT firms exacerbate and profit from flash crashes

A paper published by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has said that high-frequency trading (HFT) firms and agency traders exacerbate flash crashes in the...

FENICS USTreasuries launch : Howard Lutnick : BGC Partners

Howard Lutnick: Revolutionising Treasury trading Adapting its interdealer expertise for a buy‑side market, BGC is creating a unique trading mechanism to modernise the cash Treasury...

Rates : Trading protocols : Dan Barnes

The new Treasuries protocols Breaking away from the request-for-quote protocol could allow for tighter pricing without information leakage. Traders engaged in the US Treasury (UST) markets...

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