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Colt's Hutchinson Says US Firms Should Follow Europe's MiFID II Preparations

In a conversation with Traders Magazine, Colt Technology Services' Julie Hutchinson discussed the widespread ramifications of MiFID II on European securities trading. She also said that while only a Euro-centric regulation, US firms should take heed and prepare - soon.

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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.

Algomi Benefits From Cloud Adoption

Banks are increasingly embracing cloud solutions.

Lean Times Spawn Innovation in Fixed Income

Fragmentation of corporate-bond trading infrastructure may be permanent.

Credit Traders: Pre-Trade Transparency, Please

Without a better sense of existing liquidity, there may never be a true order-driven corporate bond market.

Lab49, The Yield Book Collaborate On Fixed-Income Analytics Platform

The new redesign allows users to access “best-in-class” fixed-income analytics and data through a web interface.

TRADING THE WEEK: Is the Fed Back in Play?

Just when the Fed seemed on hold for the indeterminate future, a strong jobs report brought the notion of a rate hike back to the realm of feasibility. This suggests increased volatility and trading volume ahead of the FOMC meetings later this year.

Credit Suisse Merges Fixed Income with Equities in Asia Pacific

Credit Suisse is merging its fixed income and equities divisions in Asia Pacific as the Swiss bank overhauls its global markets businesses. The changes come as Credit Suisse group CEO Tidjane Thiam doubles down on wealth management and cuts back in investment banking.

MARKET STRUCTURE AND REGULATORY EXPERT REBECCA HEALEY JOINS LIQUIDNET

Liquidnet announced the appointment of Rebecca Healey as Head of Market Structure and Strategy. Healey's primary expertise is in market structure, regulatory reform, and financial services technology.

Trading Tech: Markit Launches Real-Time Bond Pricing

The new live bond pricing service covers more than 35,000 bonds across 40 currencies and delivers more than 250,000 pricing updates per minute.

Morgan Stanley Clashes With Goldman on Bonds as Market Surges

Fed taking cautious, gradual approach, Morgan Stanley says. Goldman Sachs says weakest jobs gain since 2010 was ‘outlier’