Buy-side firms see boost from credit futures

Published on 19 April 2024

The use of credit futures for strategic, tactical and hedging purposes; they complement cash instruments and allow investment firms to avoid prohibitive liquidity premia while managing portfolios effectively.

Trader TV spoke with Oriana Papetti, head of derivatives at Eurizon, a €381 billion AUM asset manager, and Lee Bartholomew, head of derivatives product R&D for fixed income and FX at market operator Eurex, to examine how buy-side firms are using them, what the impact is on investors, and the advantages predicted as markets expand in depth and breadth.