The Fixed-Income Trading System Evolution

Greenwich Report
September 2020 By: Kevin McPartland
There is no lack of information today, but gathering it, analyzing it and acting on it still requires new technology and the wherewithal to use it. 
U.S. Treasury market activity remained notably muted in July, ADV was down 22% from June. We continue to examine the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. Treasury market.
Activity in U.S. credit markets slowed significantly in July, with the declines in activity gathering pace after the relatively mild decline from May to June.
The persistent growth trajectory of the trade surveillance technology market has surprised many industry participants.
In this Greenwich Report we look back at 2019 and attempt to peer past the coronavirus veil of uncertainty. We also examine how the buy side interacted electronically in 2019 and provide some insight into how that may change in 2020.
Although the prospect of an FTT for the U.S. has been proposed multiple times since the 60s, it has never gained significant traction. The idea is often raised in the context of how to pay for other programs.
Global markets liquidity came under extreme pressure in late February and early March as fear and uncertainty gripped the world. Market infrastructure, meanwhile, held up remarkably well. The swaps market, however, was not immune to liquidity...
Corporates are arguably the most important segment to FX markets. This report examines how corporations think about FX and how this influences their trading behavior.
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