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Jim
25 Aug
2017

Weekly Roundup - The Evolution of Corporate Bond Trading

This week we highlight an article written by Jim Greco in his weekly newsletter, TradingPlaces. Jim's article looks at the rise of e-trading, with venues introducing alternative forms of liquidity and e-trading firms emerging to become some of the largest liquidity providers.

Greyspark2
13 Jul
2017

Weekly Roundup - Trends in Fixed Income Trading 2017

New report from GreySpark highlights the structural shift taking place in corporate and government bond trading.

World
19 Apr
2017

Connectivity Platforms Report FI Deals Ahead of MiFID II

Sobia Hamid at The Desk reports that the increase in Fixed Income e-trading is driving the growth of secure connectivity channels.

Meet Me
13 Apr
2017

Meet Me On A Venue

Corporate Bonds - Under MiFID II there will still be phone calls, but the calls will end when it comes to market-making. If a trade is deemed Large in Size or Size Specific to Instrument Thresholds, clients will hear, "Meet me on a venue".

Ipc3
04 Apr
2017

IPC and TransFICC Announce Collaboration on Fixed Income and Derivatives Connectivity

IPC and TransFICC are now collaborating to provide over 6,000 market participants in IPC’s Fixed Income Marketplace with secure access to the production and UAT environments of TransFICC's high performance API.

Iosco
09 Feb
2017

New IOSCO Report Highlights The Importance of Connectivity for Fixed Income

"The recent proliferation of electronic trading platforms has created a set of challenges for market participants...These challenges highlight the importance of addressing connectivity...in order to provide access to appropriate platforms and counterparties, as well as to allow aggregation and search functions..."

Connectivity
22 Dec
2016

TransFICC Confirms First 5 Venues For Spring Launch - Blog By Intelligent Trading Technology

Blog entry from Intelligent Trading Technology about TransFICC connecting to its first 5 trading venues, proving that it works with a mix of instruments, matching and workflow models, and different protocols like binary and FIX.

Shouting
29 Nov
2016

Why Aren't They Shouting?

Steve just finished 'Why Aren't they Shouting?' By Kevin Rodgers, who is recently ex Deutsche Bank FICC. If you want to understand how capital markets work, how banks have evolved and the role of technology, it’s well worth a read.

Untitled
07 Nov
2016

Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Barcelona - 8-10 November, 2016

Steve is pitching TransFICC in Dragons' Den at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit later this week.

Fils
16 Sep
2016

New Report From WBR Highlights The Key Challenges Facing Fixed Income In Europe

Results of WBR's research into some of the issues facing the fixed income markets. The survey was completed by 100 senior buy-side professionals based in Europe.

Fixing
12 Sep
2016

Fixing Fixed Income

Great article by Brett Chappell - "The buy-side needs to learn how to aggregate data and above all how to aggregate liquidity."

Survey
15 Jun
2016

Trading Intentions Survey 2016

The Desk has published its 2016 survey. In Credit trading named venues increased from 19 in 2015 to 28 in 2016. The market continues to fragment.

Fintech Launch Image 2
15 Mar
2016

95% of Banks Fear Fintech

Almost all banks, 95%, believe part of their business is at risk of being lost to standalone financial technology companies according to a PwC survey. The report released today, ‘Blurred Lines: How FinTech is Shaping Financial Services’, found that 83% of respondents from traditional financial service firms believe..