As a part of Greenwich’s Behind the Market Structure webinar series I had the pleasure of speaking with MarketAxess CEO and Chairman Rick McVey. We talked about the evolution of electronic trading in fixed income, whether or not his colleagues thought he was crazy for starting MarketAxess back in the late 90’s, and some of the […]
I spent the latter part of the summer digging into the state of emerging markets fixed income. The result was research that acts as both a primer on what exactly emerging markets encompass, what fixed income in emerging markets means (did you know government bonds issued in emerging market currencies are considered credit instruments?) and […]
I spent most of my summer digging through our 2014 North American fixed income data looking to see what’s changed in the past year and what’s the come. While the bulge bracket continues to dominate rates, mid-tier brokers are making some headway in credit helped by increased client adoption of electronic trading platforms. But as […]
Last week was a busy week in SEF land. November 1 brought in to play a host of new rules, the MAT wars heat up and the Commission made the void rule even more confusing than it was before. So where has that left us? With a huge drop in SEF volumes and a bunch […]
Rick and I discuss the electronification of the corporate bond market, how that will impact swaps trading and SEF creation as well as the steps MarketAxess is taking SEF-if-fy its platform.
I’ve spent the better part of the last year studying what will become the swap execution facility (SEF) market, how it will be regulated, its players, its impact on derivatives trading. More recently I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with a number of the industry’s leaders in the space regarding the plans for their organizations […]