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  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024

On The DESK: Trading and Technology collaborating for the future

Erik Tumasz and Josh Grodin, Wellington Management

Buy-side firms may dominate front office tech

Buy-side firms need to make secular decisions about whether to buy or sell technology to other asset managers. Dan Barnes reports. In April, CEO of State Street, Ron ...

Are your traders for hire?

Growing numbers of asset managers are hiring third parties to provide their trading desks. Dan Barnes investigates. Fixed income funds are under increasing pressure to ...

Municipal bond traders push for better execution

A standardised framework of processes could emerge from platform providers and regulators to support electronification. In a market without infrastructure, common ...

The buy side’s smart data-driven future

With the rise of low-cost ETFs, so-called ‘smart-beta’ strategies and the struggling performance of many actively managed funds, buy-side firms are coming under ...

A practical guide to buyside automation in credit markets

Gareth Coltman, Head of European Product at MarketAxess, looks at how automating buyside trade execution works in real life, and why it should be embraced and not ...

Changing the liquidity dynamic

US treasury traders are seeing enormous shifts in historical volume and trading patterns. Nichola Hunter, CEO of trading venue LiquidityEdge believes that asset managers ...

Let’s be open….

Herb Werth, Managing Director, IHS Markit As capital markets innovators, one area where we’ve spent considerable time recently has been new issuance. At first glance, ...

The data puzzle

Umberto Menconi, head of Digital Markets Structure, Market Hub at Banca IMI outlines the impact of regulation and the importance of data in a new market ecosystem. How ...

Fixed Income TCA, who would have thought it?

Paul Reynolds, Head of FI Sales and Strategy at TradingScreen For many years Fixed Income TCA has failed to adequately provide its users with a credible analysis of ...

Three things to consider when choosing a SIMM™ margin provider

Samuel Hyman, Head of Americas, Cassini Systems If you trade bilateral OTC derivatives then you probably know by now that the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) are rapidly ...

Direct price streaming will transform credit trading

Banks are providing corporate bond pricing feeds direct to clients shaping new potential execution paths. Dan Barnes reports. Big investment banks including Morgan ...

BIS targets liquidity cliff in repo

Banks have reacted to end-of-quarter capital reporting by reducing activity, leading to sudden declines in liquidity; now authorities are reacting. Banks have been ...

Disruption without interruption

David Parker, Head of MTS Markets International (MMI) discusses tapping into the benefits of fixed income trading technology. Technological advancements are quietly – ...

Re-designing the fixed income landscape

Benjamin Bécar, Fixed Income Product Manager at smartTrade Technologies believes that growing access to data is enabling buy-side firms to transform their trading ...