Enthusiasm's Up, But Corporates' Electronification Remains Work in Progress

Industry members discuss the growth of electronic trading of corporate bonds

A panel at the TabbForum's 2015 fixed income conference discussed if electronic trading is the solution to the corporate bond market's liquidity problem

As liquidity in the corporate bond market continues to be an issue, electronic trading networks are gaining steam as industry members look for answers to their current problem.

Coming up with ways to find and access liquidity in fixed income is a well-worn topic, as Marina Daras highlighted in the January issue of Waters. And while electronic trading in the corporate bond market has developed over the past few years, there are still plenty that seem resistant to the concept.

A group of panelists