Boston, January 23, 2018 – The global explosion of electronic bond platforms and complementary technology has shifted into high gear as new and exciting ways to trade fixed income—particularly less liquid securities—continue to attract investment and new entrants into the space. This “data renaissance” is already shedding light on an opaque market through the enhancement of price transparency; however, more work is necessary before any truly transformative impact on liquidity is possible.
Based on Aite Group telephone interviews with 37 fixed income market participants from October 2017 to December 2017, this report discusses six trends that will affect fixed income market participants in 2018.
This 22-page Impact Note contains eight figures and two tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.