The US Invasion of European Fixed Income

The US Invasion of European Fixed Income

Capital is expensive and getting more expensive.  But the problem is proving a much harder one to manage in Europe, with European banks continuing to…

Electronic trading of bonds is growing – sort of…

Electronic trading of bonds is growing – sort of…

We all know that the massive reduction in dealer inventories and the cost of capital has had a huge negative impact on liquidity in the…

Fixed Income Desks Spending More on Technology. Surprised? Me neither.

We spoke to just under 500 portfolio managers and traders globally to see what they’re doing with and what they think about OMSs, EMSs and…

Why Regulatory Changes Will Drive FX Trading Volume to Futures

Why Regulatory Changes Will Drive FX Trading Volume to Futures

Its been my experience that many in the market are ignoring FX in the global derivatives reform debate, thinking of them as broadly exempt from…

Greenwich Associate’s Market Structure Trends to Watch in 2014

Greenwich Associate’s Market Structure Trends to Watch in 2014

The year 2013 will likely go down as the year of mandatory clearing. Once ignored by eager financial market professionals as boring back-office stuff, collateral…

Impartial Access: The CFTC Isn’t Messing Around This Time

Impartial Access: The CFTC Isn’t Messing Around This Time

The CFTC issued a slew of new guidance and rules last week, two of them particularly interesting and impactful.  First was the rule that requires…

Greenwich Research: Derivatives Rules to Disrupt Move of FX to Multi-Dealer Platforms

Greenwich Research: Derivatives Rules to Disrupt Move of FX to Multi-Dealer Platforms

We just published some new research that looks at buy side use of single-dealer platforms and multi-dealer platforms in the FX market.  Our historical usage…

Greenwich Fixed Income Market Structure Event: Liquidity, SEFs and Technology to Manage the Change

Greenwich Fixed Income Market Structure Event: Liquidity, SEFs and Technology to Manage the Change

Given all of the research we have going on here at Greenwich and all of the regulatory mess going on in the world, we thought…

New Greenwich Report: As Credit Market Liquidity Suffers, Institutional Investors Seek Alternatives

New Greenwich Report: As Credit Market Liquidity Suffers, Institutional Investors Seek Alternatives

This is my first official research piece since joining Greenwich Associates this past summer.  It is available to Greenwich clients.  If you’re not sure if…