Earlier this year we spoke with just shy of 400 corporate treasurers about their use of interest rate derivatives. Given this group of IRD users isn’t covered as closely from a market structure perspective as financial end users, I was excited to see what trends we could find within the interview responses. So with the […]
Investors Loading Up on Corporates, Banks in 2012 (International Business Times)
January was a good month for corporate bonds. Investors are desperate for yield and the issuers want to be sure to take advantage of historically low rates. Even though half the world is scared of banks, it seems even they can borrow money pretty cheaply these days. My favorite bond issue of January is SABMiller, […]
My conversation with Rick McVey, CEO of MarketAxess
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.