New senior trader at Baillie Gifford

New senior trader at Baillie Gifford

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James Li has been appointed senior investment trader at Baillie Gifford in Hong Kong. Li was most recently head of Asian Dealing at Baring...
ICE bolsters fixed income offering as Virtu offloads BondPoint

ICE bolsters fixed income offering as Virtu offloads BondPoint

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By Flora McFarlane. BondPoint, the electronic fixed income securities trading platform, has become the latest addition to Intercontinental Exchange’s fixed income offering. With the US$400 million...
Glimpse Markets goes live

Glimpse Markets goes live

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Glimpse Markets, the buy-side data sharing service, is officially live with a group of global asset managers sharing post-trade bond data with one another...
Trumid sees record volumes

Trumid sees record volumes

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Credit trading platform Trumid, announced a record month of trading volume in November on the company’s electronic bond trading platform. During November, Trumid’s single-day...
MiFID II Review: EC could allow payment for order flow in Europe

MiFID II Review: EC could allow payment for order flow in Europe

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An ongoing review of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) has seen debate on...
Five dealers select Droit for MiFID II Compliance

Five dealers select Droit for MiFID II Compliance

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By Flora McFarlane. BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, Goldman Sachs, Lloyds and UBS are using Droit Financial Technologies for MiFID II trade compliance infrastructure. Jo Hannaford,...
thinkFolio connects with Lucera’s LumeALFA Analytics and Neptune Axes

thinkFolio connects with Lucera’s LumeALFA Analytics and Neptune Axes

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IHS Markit, the information, analytics and solutions provider, has established connectivity between its thinkFolio investment management platform and Lucera and Neptune, to support access...
The enduring popularity of ‘Don’t Panic’

The enduring popularity of ‘Don’t Panic’

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The phrase ‘Don’t Panic’ crops up frequently in comic fiction, notably in Douglas Adams’ book ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ and in 1970’s British...
Science vs. art: Where TCA adds value in fixed income

Science vs. art: Where TCA adds value in fixed income

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Picking the right transaction cost analysis methodology might improve best execution, but qualitative assessment must balance the quantitative, writes Flora McFarlane. MiFID II obliges buy-side...
Bloomberg launches Portfolio Trading Basket Builder to boost workflow efficiency

Bloomberg launches Portfolio Trading Basket Builder to boost workflow efficiency

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Bloomberg has launched its Portfolio Trading Basket Builder (PTBB) , an enhancement to its existing portfolio trading workflow, which incorporates reference to Bloomberg’s Evaluated...
Sherpa Edge appoints Frank Lynge Jensen as chief trader

Sherpa Edge appoints Frank Lynge Jensen as chief trader

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Outsourced trading specialist Sherpa Edge has appointed Frank Lynge Jensen as chief trader. Lynge Jensen has 21 years’ experience as a trader, working as...
Bryan Harkins joins Trumid

Bryan Harkins joins Trumid

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Electronic credit trading platform Trumid has appointed Bryan Harkins in the newly created role of chief revenue officer. Harkins is an experienced executive with expertise...