Firms Turning to Electronic Trading to Meet Mifid Demands for Fixed Income

Liquidnet's Rebecca Healey says firms are turning to the best execution capabilities of electronic trading for fixed income.

Financial research

Mifid II, which takes effect in January 2018, essentially upends the fixed-income business model as it seeks to increase transparency. Financial institutions must prove they have undergone best execution for trades, unbundled research and execution payments, and have met increased reporting processes.

Rebecca Healey, head of EMEA market structure and strategy at Liquidnet, says firms are seeing the challenge tied to best execution and are choosing trading venues that provide greater transparenc

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