MarketAxess Bows Corporate Bond Liquidity Indicator

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New York-based US and European fixed income marketplace operator MarketAxess launched a new fixed income analytic tool dubbed the Bid-Ask Spread Index (BASI) today Wednesday, June 26, which charts historical corporate bond spreads to provide institutional investors and broker dealers with a measure of liquidity in the US corporate bond market.

The tool, which has been in development for several months, enables users to view a time-series history of daily spreads between buy and sell prices, leve