Summit: Fixed Income Needs Collaboration, Better—Not Faster—Tech

More collaboration and better technology can bring liquidity back to fixed income


Over the two-day conference, heads of fixed-income trading from European buy-side and sell-side firms pondered the changes happening in the fixed-income space, and called for a better collaboration between the buy and sell side in order to gather the liquidity in one place. Better communication between the two desks, along with better technology tools, such as independent transaction cost analysis (TCA) and smart order routing (SOR), can help improve liquidity problems. Liquidity in the fixed