Electronic trading is delivering better execution at larger sizes and in choppier waters in the US corporate bond market. This is increasing the velocity of trading, adding liquidity to the market. As platforms have evolved to allow automated hedging with Treasuries, electronic trading is increasingly viable even in markets with price volatility. Chris Bruner, managing director and head of US Credit at Tradeweb, explains how traders can take advantage of this evolution, and crucially how post-trade analysis tools are helping asset managers to navigate the range of voice and electronic execution options to become more efficient, while assisting in capturing alpha.
Published on April 4, 2019