What is driving the growth of electronic bond trading?

Published on 28 November 2022

Electronic trading in US fixed income markets is continuing to grow apace, and in an environment which is typically associated with voice trading – namely volatile and often highly directional.

Having built a quantitative picture of e-trading development, Kevin McPartland, head of market structure and technology research at analyst firm Coalition Greenwich, is in an expert position to break down exactly how electronic trading approaches are expanding across the credit and US Treasury markets, while also assessing the effect this is having upon buy- and sell-side execution quality for bond traders.