Corporate Bonds

Trading through a market event

How can traders manage risk and opportunity during a market event? While portfolio managers will take positions prior to the event itself, traders may either seek opportunities – such as misalignments in pricing – or manage risks that are created, for example if the market moves in an unexpected direction.…

Multi-asset trading analytics can drive better trading performance

Trading performance analysis across assets will create welcome feedback for the trading team says Cathy Gibson, head of trading at Royal London Asset Management, but there are significant complexities in providing a meaningful picture for an asset manager. Appropriate performance benchmarks are very different, data availability is inconsistent and the…

The choices that a trader makes

The choices that a trader makes determine the effectiveness of a fund’s investment strategy or mandate. Mike Nappi, senior fixed income trader at Eaton Vance, outlines the pressures which affect the trading desk today, the decisions that traders need to take in order to manage those pressures, and the effect…

Broaden traders’ pre-trade execution choices through post-trade price data

Better prepared buy-side traders make better execution decisions. Chris Bruner, head of US credit at Tradeweb outlines how buy-side traders can quantify execution quality through the use of pricing tools in the pre-trade, at-trade and post-trade workflow. Quantifying execution quality, delivers feedback to buy-side desks so they can be ready…