Secondary markets

How to build low-touch, multi-asset trading desks

Leading asset managers are building low-touch, multi-asset trading desks to deliver automation wherever possible. Building automation into the trading process requires the asset manager to define best practices around volume, asset class and timeliness of liquidity, then building appropriate rules into the execution process. John Adam, global director, Portfolio Management…

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…