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Connec
23 Jul
2019

Embracing Evolution in Fixed Income Trading

TABB Forum recently published Steve's article, written about how the Fixed Income is evolving, rapidly migrating away from the phone onto electronic venues. E-trading delivers significant benefits (capturing accurate data and reporting it to regulators, transparency, liquidity, and increased efficiency). BUT it is resulting in market fragmentation, meaning connectivity is a hot topic.

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12 Jul
2019

TransFICC Sponsors Quorum 15 Annual Network Reception

Fixed Income, FX, Equities and Compliance were discussed at Q15 in London. We were joined by executives from the sell-side, buy-side, FinTechs and RegTechs.

Harrington Starr
03 Jul
2019

In conversation with FinTech Focus TV / Harrington Starr

Steve talks with FinTech Focus TV about the start-up journey - addressing a gap in the market, attracting investors, signing up clients, getting the right team in place, then scaling the business

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24 Jun
2019

FILS - The View From Philadelphia

Steve has just come back from the Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Philadelphia, where he met a lot of people, listened to some great panels, and presented “What Fixed Income can Learn from Gaming and Netflix"

Icma2019
17 May
2019

Repo - The Unsung Hero of Capital Markets (ICMA AGM 2019)

Notes from the panel - "Collateral damage? Opportunities and risks for the Repo market"

Imtech
08 May
2019

Notes From EmTech Futures - Driving Innovation in Asset Management

A full house for EmTech Futures event this morning, organised by IA Velocity. The overriding theme is how FinTech’s can help to drive innovation in the Asset Management industry

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17 Dec
2018

MiFID II Boosts e-Fixed Income Trading

E-trading has grown between 77% and 56% across bond asset classes since the introduction of MiFID II

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12 Nov
2018

Automation is the Answer - Fixed Income Leaders Summit Amsterdam 2018

Regulation, Brexit and Market Fragmentation all got a lot of airtime. But our key takeaway was how trading desks are dealing with automation.

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12 Oct
2018

MiFID II Drives Growth in e-Trading

Remember MiFID II? It's back in the news - seen as the catalyst for recently reported platform volume growth

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24 Sep
2018

Fixed Income Leaders Summit Singapore - China and eTrading

Steve has just returned from the Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Singapore. Perhaps unsurprising, the two themes that dominated discussions were accessing China’s $9tn Bond Market and the continued adoption of electronic trading in Asia.

Data Tsunami
11 Jun
2018

A Data Tsunami Is Coming (and the Alarm has been Sounded)

Last week Steve attended the Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Boston, where the overriding theme was the challenge presented by the growing volume of data.

Fil Isp
06 Mar
2018

Getting to the Decision Makers - Our Inside View of the FinTech Innovation Lab

Eight weeks into the FinTech Innovation Lab and we have pitched to over 1,000 relevant people at target banks, including HSBC, Credit Suisse, Intesa SanPaolo, Nordea, Lloyds and UBS. ....with more to come. We provide an inside view of the Accenture programme.

Lines
24 Jan
2018

The Importance of Connectivity in Fixed Income

Do Order Management Systems inhibit innovation in institutional fixed income trading? On balance, YES....

Dna
15 Jan
2018

MiFID II Data To Drive Bond Market Structure

Shanny Basar at Markets Media writes about how MiFID II is driving the evolution of eFI trading, with expected increases in e-trading volumes and market data - two issues that are resolved by TransFICC

Mif
30 Nov
2017

MiFID II Likely to Become International Best Practice

The unbundling of research and best execution requirements under MiFID II could become best practice worldwide, as commercial pressures are driving asset managers outside the EU to revise their execution processes and policies.

Fils2017
14 Nov
2017

Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Takeaways

Key takeaways from the Fixed Income Leaders Summit - Regulation, Data, Best Ex, Technology, Fragmentation and FinTechs

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11 Sep
2017

Why You Should Care About JMH.........And A New Tool To Analyse JMH Data

JMH is a tool to measure Java code that is executed within micro-second timescales. Because TransFICC operates an ultra low-latency environment we developed Influx JMH Reporter to process JMH data - this has now been open sourced.

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.

Greyspark4
18 Aug
2017

Weekly Roundup - Trends in Fixed Income Trading 2017 (Part 2)

GreySpark has just published the second part of its Trends in FI Trading, which includes a review of TransFICC's recently launched One API for eTrading.

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.

Echelon
30 Jun
2017

Weekly Roundup - Asia FinTech

FinTech is HOT in Asia - Steve and Tom have just returned from two exhausting days at the Echelon Asia Summit.

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21 May
2017

Weekly Roundup - The View From Boston

Views from last week's Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Boston. Two full days talking about the key themes in Fixed Income - Fragmentation, Regulation, Transparency and e-Trading.

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10 May
2017

The Holy Grail for Technology Firms - Matching Corporate Bonds

A very interesting piece by Shanny Basar at Markets Media points to the expected growth of all-to-all corporate bond trading, the increasing number of venues offering all-to-all, how market data is exploding, and the role of technology in connecting these markets. It's got it all.

Data
03 May
2017

Weekly Roundup - Technology And Fragmentation Drive Market Data Volumes

When markets were more manual and intermediated by people, the flow of information was limited to human networks. Electronic markets, coupled with increased market fragmentation, have multiplied the volume of market data exponentially.