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Elaine Wah

Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

In this blog by IEX's Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.

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ITG Launches Fixed Income TCA

ITG’s new fixed income TCA provides institutional investors with execution insight to improve fund performance, meet best execution requirements and comply with a range of upcoming regulations including MiFID II and PRIIPs.

ETF Inflows, Equity and Fixed Income, Off to Best Start in History

ETF inflows, according to State Street Global Advisors, are off to a phenomenal start. The firm reported that through the first six months of 2017, US-listed ETFs have amassed over $245 billion of inflows - the best start to a year in the ETF industry’s 24 years.

We Lose Money on Every Trade, But Make It Up on Volume

In this guest commentary, BondWave's Paul Daley discusses the way fixed income securities are priced and recorded and how there are differences between the way trades are reported to their respective tapes.

S3 Introduces Contra Reporting for Fixed Income Securities

The new contra reporting capabilities provide customers with greater insight into the trading activity of their counterparties, which is especially beneficial when grading counterparties on their executions immediately before and after the executions of a given client.

Romania Selects Bloomberg's E-Bond System to Monitor Market-Makers

Bloomberg and the Ministry of Public Finance of Romania announce that the Bloomberg E-Bond trading system is the official platform used by the Ministry of Public Finance to assess the market-making performance of the primary dealers.

Equity ETFs Top $20 Billion in Inflows for 6 Months

April showers failed to dampen investor spirits when it came to pouring cash into equity exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Bond-Issuance Standard Released

A standard for fixed income new issues in Europe has been released which includes banks making their allocation policies available to issuers and all market participants, and investors only submitting clear orders which are a true reflection of their demand.

OpenDoor Re-Boots U.S. Treasury Market with Dedicated All-to-All Trading Platform

OpenDoor Securities launched the first trading platform dedicated to improving liquidity in the less liquid segments of the U.S. Treasury bond market.

The Rearchitecting of the Treasury Trading Business

In a new report, Celent looks at the US treasury market and the remapping of banks’ fixed income infrastructure.

Algomi and OpenFin to Bring Open Stack Technology to Fixed Income Markets

Algomi will use OpenFin’s operating layer to deploy new versions of the firm’s Synchronicity Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for the sell-side and its Honeycomb solution for the buy-side.

Buy-Side Money Going to Fixed Income and Technology

So, what are trading desks around Wall Street spending their money on? According to a recent report from Greenwich Associates, institutions are allocating their increasingly scarce resources to fixed income pursuits and technology.

Buy-Side Money Going to Fixed Income and Technology

So, what are trading desks around Wall Street spending their money on? According to a recent report from Greenwich Associates, institutions are allocating their increasingly scarce resources to fixed income pursuits and technology.

SSGA Reports ETF Flows Hit $284 Billion in 2016

It looks like 2016 was a record year for flow in the exchange traded fund sector, according to a recent report from money manager State Street Global Advisors.

S&P DJI Partners with MarketAxess on Bond Indices

By integrating pre-trade data, the index provider looks to reduce tracking errors for passive investors.

MTS Eyes High-Touch Trading

Although electronic trading continues to make inroads into corporate bond trading, electronic bond-trading platform operator MTS Markets International has invested in its offerings for phone-based clients.