BlackRock, Alliance Bernstein tapping more into electronic bond trading

BlackRock, Alliance Bernstein tapping more into electronic bond trading

Electronic trading is becoming increasingly important when it comes to corporate debt as fund management firms try to knit together sources of liquidity in a fragmented market, executives from Alliance Bernstein LP and BlackRock Inc said on Thursday.

Do private banking apps need trading functionalities?

Do private banking apps need trading functionalities?

A growing number of private banks in the region believe that it is necessary for them to include trading functionalities in their mobile apps. Clients apparently demand it and the ability to trade will only enhance the overall digital experience, so they say. Indeed, many private banks offer this functionality at a premium.

China regulators set new rules on bond trading

China regulators set new rules on bond trading

China's financial regulators have published new rules to regulate bond trading, with a focus on restricting leverage and banning under-the-table deals designed to skirt regulations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

How Systematic Internalizers Will Change Trading

How Systematic Internalizers Will Change Trading

The transformation of Europe’s financial markets under the new MiFID II rules that took effect Jan. 3 will be accompanied by swathes of new jargon. Two words will be more important than most: systematic internalizers. That’s the name that banks and algorithmic trading firms will now go by when they trade directly with clients. Regulators created the category to impose some rules on the unregulated trading that happens away from public markets, yet exchanges complain that SIs are likely to increase the amount of over-the-counter trading. Banks aren’t complaining.

The Quiet Singaporean's Loud Revolution

The Quiet Singaporean's Loud Revolution

His words don't carry a fraction of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's power to move markets; nor do his actions possess the strength of Haruhiko Kuroda's balance-sheet maneuvers at the Bank of Japan. He isn't an intellectual in the mold of economist Andy Haldane at the Bank of England, or Raghuram Rajan, the former governor at the Reserve Bank of India.

Charles River incorporates ICE Data Services pricing tech

Charles River incorporates ICE Data Services pricing tech

“Given its real-time capabilities, CEP often plays an important role supporting pre-trade price discovery and post-trade execution quality analysis in the fixed income markets,” said Rob Haddad, head of product strategy and innovation, ICE Data Services.