CIOs assess stormy markets ahead

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Managers can expect an even worse start to 2020 than they endured in 2019, unless credit markets see an adjustment, according to Chris Iggo,...

9Fin takes the win in Dragon’s Den

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Financial technology (fintech) firm 9Fin won the ‘Dragon’s Den’ event at FILS 2019, beating tough competition from Auquan and Scorable. Following a series of pitches...

Fear that ‘diversity washing’ could limit progress

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Mark Wade, head of credit research at Allianz Global Investors, has accused the financial services industry of ‘diversity washing’, during a debate about inclusivity...

Warning on credit exposure

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There are several cases to argue for reduced credit exposure, noted Stefan Hofrichter, global economist at Allianz Global Investors, speaking on Wednesday at the...

Could ‘Fortnite’ guide market evolution

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Online game ‘Fortnite’, Netflix and Spotify will drive technological advances in e-trading, Steve Toland, founder of TransFICC, told delegates at the Fixed Income Leaders...

Portfolio trading challenged on best execution

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For decades, tourists have flocked to Spain’s Costa Brava in anticipation of the three Ss, broadly understood to refer to sun, sea and sangria....

Traders call time on outsized European market open hours

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Buy- and sell-side traders have called for Europe to review its equity market open periods, which at eight and half hours is over 30%...
Dwayne Middleton

Middleton appointed global head of FI trading at T Rowe Price

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  Dwayne Middleton has been named the global head of fixed income trading at T Rowe Price, the US asset manager with US$1.12 trillion of...

B2Scan closes down

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B2Scan, the pre-trade liquidity data platform for bond markets, has shut down after eight years. The CEO and founder of B2Scan, Frédéric Semour, was...

The 2020 vision for primary markets

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New platform launches in 2020 will see intense competition to manage the bond issuance process. Dan Barnes reports. Traders at buy-side firms are looking for...

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...

Greenwich: Data analytics now more valued than market structure knowledge

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Three out of four capital markets professionals say data analysis will be the most valued skill on trading desks over the next five years,...

GreySpark: Smart data analytics key in reducing trading costs

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A new piece of GreySpark Partners research has found that spending by investment banks and asset managers on markets and transaction data in the...

Red, consolidated, tape

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Traders want Europe to improve the quality of fixed income data, and quickly. Gill Wadsworth reports. In October UK consultant Market Structure Partners was awarded...

On The DESK : Stuart Campbell : BlueBay Asset Management

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STUART CAMPBELL: OUTPERFORMANCE AND AUTO-EXECUTION. Leading the charge into electronic trading, Stuart Campbell tells The DESK how he has set up his team to prevail. Which characteristics...

New senior trader at Nordea Asset Management

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Mariana Olsson has joined Nordea Asset Management as senior trader. Olsson is highly experienced in the fixed income markets, having worked across the buy-...

State of the market: Analysis of the platform landscape

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Consolidation of the market continues, yet there are clear areas of growth in 2020. In the corporate and government bond trading space for dealer-to-client trading, the...

CSDR: Settlement ‘discipline’ could punish market liquidity

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A regulatory shadow hangs over the market as agencies battle to contain the impact. Chris Hall reports. As part of the European Commission’s efforts to...

One desk for multi-asset low-touch trading

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If a single desk can trade all liquid instruments for an asset manager, it could see significant cost and process efficiencies. Lynn Strongin Dodds...

Viewpoint : CDM : Massimo Morini & Andrea Prampolini

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CDM FOR SECURITIES: THE MISSING DIGITAL LINGUA FRANCA? By Massimo Morini, head of interest rates & credit models, and Andrea Prampolini, head of financial markets...

Industry viewpoint : Tradeweb : Bhas Nalabothula

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HOW CAN TRADERS BUILD OUT THEIR MULTI-ASSET TRADING CAPABILITIES? For buy-side firms to increase low-touch execution capabilities across instruments,new trading protocols are needed. The DESK...
Lee Olesky, CEO, Tradeweb

Tradeweb sees continued growth

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Tradeweb has reported its average daily volume (ADV) in November was US$693 billion, an increase of 22% year-over-year, with continued broad-based growth in core...

ESMA confirms data headaches for non-equity instruments

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Trading venues and approved publication arrangements (APAs) – or post-trade data aggregators – are not always complying with the requirement to make available data...

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...