Loyer promoted at AXA IM

Loyer promoted at AXA IM

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Yannig Loyer has been named global head of trading, securities financing and derivatives at AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM). He was appointed ahead of...
Funding the green transition

Funding the green transition

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How on God’s green earth are fixed-income portfolio managers supposed to negotiate the minefield of sustainable investing, given the myriad pitfalls and bear traps...
Greenwich Associates: Growing dealer-client instability 

Greenwich Associates: Growing dealer-client instability 

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By Pia Hecher. Market intelligence provider Greenwich Associates found that between 2014 and 2018, there was a 50% increase in the median size of clients’...
WBR survey: Buy-side pushed towards price-making and ETF use

WBR survey: Buy-side pushed towards price-making and ETF use

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By Pia Hecher. Following the introduction of the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), which has formalised best execution reporting, two-thirds of heads...
Banca IMI: Lessons for europe

Banca IMI: Lessons for europe

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As europe braces for the impact of MiFID II’s transparency requirements on an illiquid corporate bond market, some traders are at an advantage. A...
Just 23% of buy-side firms confident in preparedness for MiFID II

Just 23% of buy-side firms confident in preparedness for MiFID II

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By Flora McFarlane. A new report by block-trading specialist Liquidnet says that MiFID II will drive automation in trading, but firms face many complexities and...
Liquidnet launches primary bond market offering as buy side demands innovation

Liquidnet launches primary bond market offering as buy side demands innovation

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Block-trading specialist Liquidnet is launching into the primary market technology space. Its new electronic solution, Liquidnet Debt Capital Markets (DCM), is focused on new...
Connectivity platforms report FI deals ahead of MiFID II

Connectivity platforms report FI deals ahead of MiFID II

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By Sobia Hamid. The growth of electronic trading in fixed income is driving connectivity between trading platforms. In 2016, Greenwich Associates estimated electronic trading of...
MTS: Preparing fixed income participants for MiFID II 

MTS: Preparing fixed income participants for MiFID II 

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By Tom Harry, Regulatory Specialist at MTS The upcoming implementation of MiFID II will have wide-ranging implications for fixed income trading. From 3rd January 2018, fixed income market...