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Bank of England releases detail on index-linked gilt purchases as LDI woes continue

Bank of England releases detail on index-linked gilt purchases as LDI woes continue

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The Bank of England (BoE) has said it continues to monitor developments in financial markets very closely in light of the significant asset repricing of recent weeks. It has also been working with the UK...
FILS 2022 Debate: Win for the sell-side status quo but Poole’s analogy skills abound

FILS 2022 Debate: Win for the sell-side status quo but Poole’s analogy skills abound

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One of the most entertaining sessions at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Nice last week was a debate with a serious point. Discussing the veracity of the statement ‘This house believes it is...
FILS 2022: Repo market not broken but can do better

FILS 2022: Repo market not broken but can do better

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Liquidity problems shone a light on the effectiveness of the repo market in recent months, speakers acknowledged at this year’s Fixed Income Leaders' Summit in Nice. There was also emphasis on the crucial role played...
FILS 2022: SFDR adds ESG onus to new fund launches

FILS 2022: SFDR adds ESG onus to new fund launches

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The EU’s new regulatory framework for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has caused confusion among the fixed income market, but is putting more pressure on new funds to add an ESG label to...
FILS 2022: Market endures despite liquidity squeeze; strong dollar remains safe haven

FILS 2022: Market endures despite liquidity squeeze; strong dollar remains safe haven

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The macroeconomic fallout of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will continue to constrict liquidity for Europe’s fixed income markets and dictate central bank monetary policy for the foreseeable future, panellists told attendees at the Fixed...
FILS 2022: Deferral times priority for consolidated tape plans – EC’s Lueder

FILS 2022: Deferral times priority for consolidated tape plans – EC’s Lueder

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Plans for a consolidated tape for fixed income markets in Europe hinge on the “urgent priority” of harmonising post-trade publication windows – keeping them as short as possible – according to Tilman Lueder, head...
FILS 2022: Could ESMA ban RFQs?

FILS 2022: Could ESMA ban RFQs?

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The future of the request for quote (RFQ) protocol was being challenged both on and off stage at the Fixed Income Leaders’ Summit in Nice this week. Off stage, concerns were being raised about...
FILS 2022: Consolidated tape tipped for 2024

FILS 2022: Consolidated tape tipped for 2024

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Efforts to create a Consolidated Tape for corporate bond markets in Europe could come to fruition by early 2024, provided political agreement is reached in Brussels by the end of this year, a panel...
FILS 2022: Volatility is rewriting the rules on high-touch, low touch trading

FILS 2022: Volatility is rewriting the rules on high-touch, low touch trading

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Pricing data from automated trading systems is inspiring less confidence during current volatility. This uncertainty stalking the market is shifting perceptions of high touch and low touch areas of the market. That was the view...
FILS 2022: Dealers address Project Amber, streaming prices and increasing competitiveness

FILS 2022: Dealers address Project Amber, streaming prices and increasing competitiveness

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Market making has not fully matched buy-side demand in 2022, with trading desks voicing ongoing concern about bidless markets in some areas of fixed income that traditionally would have seen dedicated from dealers. However, at...
FILS 2022: Automation drive continues amid liquidity squeeze

FILS 2022: Automation drive continues amid liquidity squeeze

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Recruiting an army of coders cannot be a panacea for traders’ data, liquidity problems, according to an all-star panel on day one of this year’s Fixed Income Leaders Summit. The liquidity squeeze is putting pressure...
FILS 2022: Big themes this year

FILS 2022: Big themes this year

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The innovation day at the Fixed Income Leaders Summits (FILS) on Tuesday is held under the Chatham House rule preventing direct reporting of what is said, but at a high level there were some...
FILS 2022: How ‘Giltmageddon’ could hit LDI specialists and drive new regulation

FILS 2022: How ‘Giltmageddon’ could hit LDI specialists and drive new regulation

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Traders at the Fixed Income Leaders Summits (FILS) largely reported that bond markets were quiet this week, with high yield and emerging bond markets being particularly still. The big story being discussed from the previous...
FILS 2022: FlexTrade, Glimpse herald “transformative” EMS data integration

FILS 2022: FlexTrade, Glimpse herald “transformative” EMS data integration

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Bond market data sharing platform Glimpse Markets has integrated with FlexTrade Systems’ fixed income execution management system (EMS), the two companies have announced. FlexTrade said the integration of its FlexFI EMS “bond widget” with Glimpse’s...
FILS 2022: 7IM selects Bloomberg AIM and PORT to streamline trade workflow

FILS 2022: 7IM selects Bloomberg AIM and PORT to streamline trade workflow

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Investment manager 7IM has adopted Bloomberg’s AIM order management system (OMS), to support the firm’s focus on achieving an efficient target operating model to support assets under management (AUM) growth. Through its adoption of Bloomberg...
FILS 2022: Itaú selects Genesis Global for new trade automation

FILS 2022: Itaú selects Genesis Global for new trade automation

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Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform for financial markets organisations, will provide a new trade automation and client portal system for Itaú Securities.  The Genesis solution will consolidate trade and portfolio information, in an...
FILS 2022: Meeting in the eye of tempestuous markets

FILS 2022: Meeting in the eye of tempestuous markets

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The Fixed Income Leaders’ Summit is convening in Nice in the midst of a turbulent market, driven by a combination of rampant inflation, government borrowing packages, an ascendant dollar and structural weaknesses in collateral...

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This page is dedicated to reports from The Fixed Income Leaders Summit, Nice, 4-6 October, 2022. More content will follow from Tuesday 11th October onwards. Sessions on the 4th October, the Buyside Evaluation day, will not be reported.

While every attempt is made to record delegates accurately and obtain quote approval prior to publishing if there are any inaccuracies please contact Dan Barnes.