The electronification of fixed income markets is accelerating. New regulation, the explosion of data, reaction to COVID-led volatility, and demand for greater efficiency will continue to drive change.
Alongside industry experts for an interactive series of regionally-focused sessions to discuss these trends
Our fifth discussion in the Fixed Income Electronification series focused on the municipal bond market. We examined macro trends influencing the market including COVID-19, a surge of new issuance, the impact of the government’s new infrastructure plan and more. In addition, we had a panel of experts discuss opportunities for market modernization and how alternative data is helping shed new light on the market.
The move toward electronification in APAC’s fixed income markets is picking up pace. Yet challenges around market fragmentation, differing local regulations, and market access remain.
We examined the latest trends in Asia-Pacific, in addition to opportunities and challenges, with BlackRock, State Street Global Advisors and Coalition Greenwich.
Our third discussion in the series focused on the European market, examining the latest trends in Europe, in addition to opportunities and challenges, alongside speakers from MUFG, Swiss National Bank and Coalition Greenwich.
It’s a dynamic transforming the bond market: the ability to move large, multi-faceted bond portfolios quickly and with precision. Where portfolio managers, traders and dealers once engaged in protracted spreadsheet exchanges lasting several hours, they can now price and move complex portfolios with a few keystrokes.
Our first discussion in the series focused on the U.S. market, examining which parts of the bond market provide the greatest opportunities with electronification, what input and data clients are seeking for workflow efficiencies, and where challenges remain.