Government Bonds

Trader TV Bonds: October 2018

Roelof van der Struik, manager for Treasury Trading & Commodities at PGGM says the repo market is broken; he tells us how the Dutch pension fund manager is using electronic platforms to correct the broken repo market. At the same time (from 06.36), the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) promises…

Trader TV Bonds: July 2018

Three charts that tell traders what look out for in US credit in 2018. We speak with Edward Casey, independent portfolio manager, about the corporate bond market in the first half of the year, likely trends in the second half of the year and the impact they will have upon…

Trader TV Bonds: June 2018

The Italian markets were shaken in recent weeks, creating opportunities for investment firms with agile trading and investment operations. In our June show, Sean George, chief investment officer at Strukturinvest Fondkommission, explains how the trading capabilities of alternative investment funds (hedge funds) differ from long-only asset managers, and advantage that…

Trader TV Bonds: May 2018

Dr Kay Swinburne MEP, the vice-chair for the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, doubts a commercial provider will deliver a single tape of bond trading data which has been mandated by MiFID II. She outlines her concerns and expectations in May’s Trader TV, and explains the need for…

Trader TV Bonds: April 2018

This month features a crucial report for investors, analysing the difference between ‘transaction cost analysis’ and ‘best execution’. Faced with trade reports for any MiFID II compliant transactions, asset owners must challenge these in an informed way, despite the complexity of the issue. We unravel this tightly wound thread with…

Trader TV Bonds: March 2018

Investors may not see the promised benefits of MiFID II as buy-side bond traders say that transparency has not been improved since last year. At the same time, Brexit negotiations threaten to overturn transatlantic agreements around derivatives trading, increasing the costs for some asset managers. Amir Khwaja, CEO at Clarus…

Trader TV Bonds: February 2018

In February’s bond show, Stephen Yeats, head of APAC and EMEA Fixed Income Beta Solutions at State Street Global Advisors and Bill Sherman, executive vice president of the global markets group at primary market specialist Ipreo reveal how trading desks can reduce trading costs for fixed income funds by accessing…