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Dan Barnes

Dan Barnes

Editorial Director

The Editorial Director at Markets Media Europe, Dan strives to become an integral part of traders’ networks by ensuring they are informed and helped by the information we deliver. Dan wrote the world’s first article on predatory trading algorithms in 2004, and has won multiple State Street ‘Journalist of the Year’ awards in several categories. In his spare time, Dan makes longbows.

Latest From Dan Barnes

Jim Kwiatkowski named CEO of LTX, Toffey becomes chairman of the board

LTX, Broadridge Financial Solutions' bond, digital trading business, has promoted Jim Kwiatkowski to the role of CEO. Jim Toffey, co-founder of LTX, will succeed Art Certosimo as chairman of the LTX board of directors. In his role as chairm...

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EIB’s Project Venus issues second digital bond on blockchain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) — in collaboration with Goldman Sachs Bank Europe, Santander and Société Générale — launched Project Venus, their second euro-denominated digitally native bond issue and first using private blockchain technology....

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Symphony acquires natural language processing platform Amenity Analytics

Symphony, the market infrastructure and communications platform, has acquired Amenity Analytics, a natural language processing (NLP) data analytics solution. Amenity Analytics is designed to provide portfolio managers with actionable insights, res...

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ICMA says execution and order management systems are not trading venues

The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) has responded to the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) consultation into the ‘trading venue perimeter’ by arguing that the existence of a ‘third party system operator’ who is the ‘...

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Handelsbanken Fonder AB adopts Bloomberg’s PORT Enterprise

Handelsbanken Fonder AB, a subsidiary of Handelsbanken managing approximately 100 mutual funds, has adopted PORT Enterprise, Bloomberg’s portfolio and risk analytics solution, to further streamline its portfolio management operations.    Handelsb...

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Opinion: Regulators need to prioritise closing the market making gap

The one thing bond markets are really in need of, is more two-way liquidity in stressed markets. Yet that is nowhere on the regulatory agenda. It should be. The intermediary model for risk transfer in bond markets is breaking down. There are a mu...

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LGIM saves US clients’ trading costs but pays US$500k fine for crossing trades

Legal and General Investment Management Americas (LGIMA) has accepted a fine of US$500,000 for failing to comply with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules on the internal crossing of trades for US clients. Between August 2017 and Decemb...

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Illiquidity creeps up in US credit… will e-trading save the day?

Looking at data on US credit markets, taken from MarketAxess Trax, which tracks trading across multiple markets and counterparties, investment grade trading volumes have been rising over 2022, as has the trade count. While volume can give som...

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