Government Bonds

Repo in the D2C market stands to be improved considerably by electronification

By bringing together the dealer-to-dealer repurchase agreement (repo) market with dealer-to-client market, asset managers can gain real advantages from trade clearing to straight-through-processing. Electronification of the market will continue to increase, says Oliver Clark, head of product at MTS and Tim Martins, head of product for repo and money markets…

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…