Changes in the European Fixed-Income World

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The past, present and future. By Rafah Hanna, head of MTS Data, EuroMTS

Since the introduction of the euro, improved liquidity and greater efficiencies have led to a stronger and more dynamic European bond market. Europe has witnessed the introduction of new fixed-income instruments, while new fixed-income markets have emerged, together with new market data.

The business drivers for fixed-income data are enormous—according to one Thomson Financial survey, $3.8 billion every year is spent on