Day: June 21, 2019

Alphabet dips into bear market territory! What’s next?

21.06.2019

<p> Google’s parent company Alphabet (stock ticker GOOG) has been on a roller-coaster ride this year. After setting an all-time high price of $1,296.97 on April 29, 2019, shares subsequently collapsed more than 20%, briefly putting it into bear market territory for the second time in just one year. However, with a small bounce back […]

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Communication the key ingredient to improving buy- and sell-side relationships

21.06.2019

Increased levels of communication and information efficiencies are the key elements to improving relationships between the buy- and sell-side, according to panellists at this year’s Fixed Income Leaders Summit. For buy-side firms, the volume of data and information they received from their sell-side counterparties can be overwhelming, but Steven DiVittorio, head of public fixed income […]

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Artificial intelligence and talent management to drive the evolution of buy-side strategies

21.06.2019

Supurna VedBrat, global head of trading at BlackRock, identified the emergence of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) as key elements to the next phase of buy-side trading operations for fixed income. Speaking to Billy Hult, president of Tradeweb, as part of a fireside chat at this year’s Fixed Income Leaders Summit US conference, VedBrat […]

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MarketAxess lifts the lid on Portfolio Trading solution

21.06.2019

MarketAxess has announced the development of a new Portfolio Trading solution for the fixed income markets in response to an increase in basket trading. The Portfolio Trading solution, expected to launch in autumn this year, will initially be available for price and spread disclosed-trading, before expanding into MarketAxess’ anonymous all-to-all Open Trading protocols. According to […]

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