We examine the evolution of the fixed-income market, the products, platforms, the role of dealers, institutional investors, and emerging liquidity providers, and the impacts of new and expected regulation.
Our independent third-party analyses form the basis for senior sell-side management to benchmark their client businesses, identify revenue opportunities, assess service quality, and optimize allocation of resources.
What a year. U.S. corporate bond markets went from bid-ask spreads jumping over 1,000% between late February and late March to a market in which new issuance and electronic-trading adoption hit record levels.
The ramifications of new equity exchanges, an increasingly tech-heavy fixed-income market, spending on surveillance technology, clearing and continued cloud adoption are some of the big themes we see shaping 2021.