Waters Wavelength Podcast: Tradeweb’s Bruni on electronification of repo markets

Enrico Bruni, managing director and head of Europe and Asia at Tradeweb, joins the podcast to discuss electronification in the repo space.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


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Joining Wei-Shen on the podcast is Enrico Bruni, managing director and head of Europe and Asia at Tradeweb. They discuss electronification in the repo markets, particularly in the dealer-to-client space, and Tradeweb’s “reverse onion” approach. As Bruni puts it, there’s nothing simple in repo land. 

7:00 – Enrico joins the podcast and gives an overview of his time at Tradeweb. 
8:30 – Then they discuss the current state of electronification in repo markets in the dealer-to-client space. 
12:00 – He walks through Tradeweb’s “reverse onion” approach to automating some repo workflows. 
15:00 – What are the existing barriers to further additional electronification of repos?
17:00 – What role do OMS providers play here?
20:00 – The element of bilateral execution can make workflows more complex. 
21:30 – Enrico talks about initiatives the industry is working on.
22:30 – Then he discusses the difference between electronification of repos in the US, Europe, and Asia.
28:00 – Enrico walks through Tradeweb’s roadmap for 2022. 
35:00 – They close the podcast talking about their shared love for durian.

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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

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