Every interview we’ve done is now available for download as a Word file.
Use the search facility to find all the interviews on credit, rates or equities.

Blending high- and low-touch equity trading can deliver better execution

Transcript of interview with Mark Barnes, director of electronic trading at Stifel Europe, outlines how actively trading in fast markets can be highly effective without losing efficiency when supported by a broker who can engage in advising on trading venues and new strategies.

12 months ago

The right strategies for trading equities in volatile markets

Transcript of interview with Tony Nash from Stifel Europe, identifying trading strategies, that allowed firms best execution while managing market risk, and ways to manage execution using on-the-fly transaction cost analysis (TCA). Importantly the approach to cost of trading needs to be factored in when assessing those analytics.

1 year ago

Portfolio trading rise exemplifies need for the innovative OMS

Transcript of interview with Brett Schechterman, global head of business for thinkFolio at IHS Markit, and his outlining of the OMS innovations necessary to ensure traders can achieve best execution for clients over the next 18 months, even in the most choppy of markets.

1 year ago

Analysis: How electronic bond trading has held up in 2020

Transcript of interview with Mikael Björkman, head of Execution for Fixed Income at Credit Suisse, as he analyses how to optimise the use of electronic trading on the buy-side desk, how to integrate high- and low-touch trading and the feedback that e-trading provides into performance measures.

1 year ago

The future of the sell-side trading function

Transcript of interview on the evolution of sell-side trading, we spoke with Mark Goodman, head of platform and execution hub at UBS; Ed Wicks, head of trading at Legal and General Investment Management, and Pontus Eriksson, head of strategy at FIS to understand the drivers for change, their visions of the future dealer, and the practical steps needed to help the sell-side move forward.

1 year ago

Key takeaway from FIX EMEA 2020: Finance needs a community

Transcript of interview with Rebecca Healey and Matt Coupe, co-chairs of the EMEA Regional Committee, talking about the first virtual FIX EMEA Trading Conference, showcasing a range of discussions. From the drive towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) finance amongst regulators and investors alike, the impact of COVID-19 on the regulatory agenda, to updates from heads of trading across the globe, clear themes were visible.

1 year ago

Why has portfolio trading boomed this year?

Transcript of interview with Chioma Okoye from Tradeweb, on how and why appetite and capability has increased. Since trading US$49 billion in 2019, Tradeweb has seen volumes explode with US$79 billion of portfolio trades executed in the first eight months of the year.

1 year ago

Paul Tang MEP The importance of ESG at FIX EMEA on 18 September

Transcript of interview with Paul Tang, MEP, ahead of his speech at the FIX EMEA Trading conference on 18 September 2020, where he gives his insights into the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) as a focus point amongst grassroots investors and the management of capital markets firms.

1 year ago

Pressure mounted on buy-side bond desks in August

Transcript of interview with Jim Switzer, global head of fixed income trading at Alliance Bernstein, gives a credit trading update for August, with high issuance and poor secondary liquidity being the main takeaways.

1 year ago

Summer has revealed interesting trends underpinning electronic rates trading volumes

Transcript of interview with Ken Monahan, vice president for Market Structure and Technology at analyst firm Greenwich Associates, gives us an insight into what is driving the proportional increase in D2C electronic trading in 2020, in contrast to the overall trend, and an understanding of the importance of futures trading as a counterpart to the cash bonds market.

1 year ago

Getting the next generation involved in FIX Trading

Transcript of interview about the FIX Next Gen initiative and how it is helping to bring fresh ideas and skills into the fold, with input from Sapna Swaly, Vela, Sakeena Lalljee, Aquis Exchange, and Alex Ings, Credit Suisse, as they explain the value that new contributors can get from attending the virtual FIX EMEA Trading conference on 18 September 2020.

1 year ago