More and more fixed income traders are looking for ways to source liquidity, generate alpha and mitigate risk effectively, while still remaining compliant. We are increasingly seeing institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and corporate treasuries sourcing liquidity from other buy-side firms as well as non-dealer banks. Communication, collaboration and connectivity are key as market participants need to be linked to one another. As the buy-side increasingly looks to trade with other buy-side firms and non-dealer banks, they need to have reliable connectivity throughout the entire trade lifecycle and the ability to rapidly access a ready-made ecosystem of liquidity venues, counterparties, brokers/dealers, trade lifecycle services and market data.
IPC’s Global Product Marketing Director Ganesh Iyer discusses more in the article, Capitalise on buy side firms, originally published on April 12, 2017 in FT Adviser. Read the full article here.