Tradeweb treads fine line as API trend brings challenges

Buy-side rates traders look to dodge platform’s interface but remain barred from cross-venue price-shopping.

A growing number of buy-side firms are taking more direct control over their execution of rates products on Tradeweb without visiting the platform itself. It’s a trend that is seen by some as the first step on a slippery slope—albeit a small step, and a long slope—that leads to irrelevance.

Every fixed income trading venue’s fear is that—like an online retailer—customers will eventually use an Amazon-style aggregator to access their liquidity and compare prices, rather than visiting the various

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