The most challenging events for buy-side traders in November

November 2020 saw a confluence of risk events. As a result buy-side and sell-side firms engaging in real risk-on activity. Not only was there the US election and the announcement of vaccine developments for COVID-19, but national developments, such as the UK’s consultation around the retail price index (RPI) which is used to calculate inflation increases for pensions and investments, directly affected markets.

Ed Wicks, head of trading at Legal and General Investment Management, tells us how his traders delivered the best outcomes for their investors using FX algo trading, portfolio trading in credit and multi-asset package trading in rates, plus he outlines the real challenges faced in trading the index-linked Gilt markets over the last month.

Published on December 7, 2020

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