Digitisation Shakes Up Corporate Bond Market04.24.2017
The Economist reports that buying and selling bonds, especially corporate bonds, is still an old-fashioned business. Over four-fifths of trading in American corporate bonds still takes place with a dealer, usually over the phone. Yet digitisation is at last beginning to change the structure of bond markets: witness the announcement on April 11th by Tradeweb, an electronic-trading platform, that it is to offer “all-to-all” trading in European corporate bonds, ie, a system in which any market participant can trade with any other.
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With Lindsey Spink, Co-Head of Global Fixed Income Trading, American Century Investments
With Li Renn Tsai, Head of Products and Sales, Asia, Tradeweb
Stephanie Dumont and Ola Persson of FINRA reflect on advances in fixed income transparency.
Chris White of ViableMkts and BondCliQ is introducing a new conference model.
Aim is to increase flexibility and efficiency for institutional clients trading corporate bonds.