MTS Invests in Pre-Trade Data for Bond Trading

The agreement between MTS and B2SCAN focuses on pre-trade information and automated trade execution

Simon Linwood, head of credit markets at MTS.

The initiative behind the partnership is to combine MTS' electronic trading technology with B2SCAN's pre-trade information aggregator and search engine in order to help buy-side traders to identify which bank is willing to buy or sell a particular bond, or list of bonds before to electronically execute their trades on MTS BondVision.

"We are collecting all the axes and we index them on our website. Clients have a search engine and can easily find the list of offers and bids that correspond to th