Waters Wavelength Podcast: Fixed income execution & innovation

This week, Spencer Lee, chief markets officer at TS Imagine, joins Tony on the podcast to discuss execution issues and innovation within the fixed income 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 Tony on the podcast this week is Spencer Lee, chief markets officer at TS Imagine, a trading, portfolio, and risk analytics solutions provider. They talk about the needs of buy-side fixed income traders, innovation in the space, and how traders deal with the various trading protocols.  

2:30 – Spencer Lee joins Tony on the podcast and gives an overview of his 20-odd years at the buy side before he joined TS Imagine.
9:00 – They talk about innovation within the capital markets and how fixed income uses those tools. 
13:00 – What are the needs of a buy-side fixed income trader? 
17:00 – Trading platforms need to cast a wide net to liquidity providers and distill the information into a single view relevant to the trader.
20:00 – A “fancy sports car” for the buy side.
21:30 – What is the impetus to get everyone working together? 
26:30 – How is TS Imagine fulfilling the needs and analytics for fixed income trading? 
31:30 – They wrap up by discussing the direct dealer connectivity protocol.

Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

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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