Confidence in bond market data is changing trading styles

Published on 10 March 2023

The coverage, consistency of coverage and the quality of bond data is enabling traders to use intraday information to take new approaches to order execution. However a trading desk needs confidence that the data it uses will be reliable and resilient enough – with any bias disclosed – in order to support more electronic and automated trading.

Pierce Lord, global head of market data at MarketAxess explains how traders can determine data quality, how that data can be applied to trading, and the implications for the quality of execution which trading desks can realise across high and low touch trading.