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FILS USA 2022: Leveraging technology to greater effect

FILS USA 2022: Leveraging technology to greater effect

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The audience at FILS USA got an in-depth insight into optimising front office technology on Thursday, with a detailed analysis of how desktop interoperability tools can be used to support traders, including their role...
FILS USA 2022: Beyond RFQ?

FILS USA 2022: Beyond RFQ?

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Fixed income trading is well beyond the request for quote (RFQ)-only era, i.e. when the only way for a trader to find the other side of a transaction was by canvassing brokers. But while...
FILS USA 2022: News you may have missed this week

FILS USA 2022: News you may have missed this week

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Treasury launches new effort to improve resilience of its market The US Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the Inter-Agency Working Group on Treasury Market Surveillance (IAWG), has taken the next step in its...
FILS USA 2022: Focus on liquidity

FILS USA 2022: Focus on liquidity

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As fixed income market participants eye the threat of a further back-up in yields, liquidity sourcing is being reassessed. While technology has greatly advanced the capabilities of the trading desk, when bond prices swoon, the...
FILS USA 2022: Finding trader 2.0

FILS USA 2022: Finding trader 2.0

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Getting the next generation of traders to have the right skills and capabilities, without losing the existing market knowledge, requires traders to be multi-faceted, the audience at FILS USA 2022 heard on Thursday. “It's completely...
FILS USA 2022: Fixed income turbulence to continue says AllianceBernstein CEO

FILS USA 2022: Fixed income turbulence to continue says AllianceBernstein CEO

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The turbulence in fixed income markets over the past six months likely will continue through the second half of 2022, according to Seth Bernstein, President and CEO of AllianceBernstein. “The Fed has never engineered a...
FILS USA 2022: Will Europe become more transparent than the US?

FILS USA 2022: Will Europe become more transparent than the US?

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European including of government bonds within its consolidated tape, and a new joint venture amongst platform giants Bloomberg, MarketAxess and Tradeweb, could allow Europe to leapfrog the US in terms of market transparency. The...
FILS USA 2022: How material will desktop Interoperability be for traders?

FILS USA 2022: How material will desktop Interoperability be for traders?

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The rollout of FDC3 as a standard to support desktop interoperability between different applications has generated considerable interest in the trading community. Dwayne Middleton, global head of fixed income trading at T Rowe Price says,...
FILS USA 2022: Credit sees bid-ask spreads widen as volumes seesaw

FILS USA 2022: Credit sees bid-ask spreads widen as volumes seesaw

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Every trader attending FILS will be keeping an eye on the markets, as bid-ask spreads continue to tick upwards and volumes remain choppy. Looking at corporate bond trading volumes over the past two weeks, data...
FILS USA 2022: Behind the scenes

FILS USA 2022: Behind the scenes

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The buzz at FILS this year reflects the three-year hiatus from in-person events – and the amount of change that has occurred since then. Discussion between buy-side traders on the Buy-Side Only Innovation Day...
FILS USA 2022: Exciting evolutions for trading protocols

FILS USA 2022: Exciting evolutions for trading protocols

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Reaching out into the market to find the other side of a trade is contingent upon the right approach, be that a particular trading protocol or the best pre-trade selection of a specific counterparty. The...
FILS USA 2022: Following a difficult start to the year…

FILS USA 2022: Following a difficult start to the year…

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The Fixed Income Leaders’ Summit (FILS) USA will this year begin after a period of difficult liquidity in bond markets. MarketAxess data showed trading volumes halve in May for both US and European investment grade...
Bloomberg, MarketAxess and Tradeweb Markets team up to tackle European consolidated tape

Bloomberg, MarketAxess and Tradeweb Markets team up to tackle European consolidated tape

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Bloomberg, MarketAxess and Tradeweb Markets today jointly issued the following statement: “We are pleased to announce an initiative to jointly explore the delivery of a consolidated tape for fixed income instruments in the European Union,...

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This page is dedicated to reports from The Fixed Income Leaders Summit, Nashville, 22-24 June, 2022. More content will follow from Wednesday 29th June onwards. Sessions on the 22nd June, 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.