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MarketAxess offers European institutional fixed-income investors the ability to trade electronically with 28 leading European broker-dealers.
Since the launch of Eurobond trading in 2001, MarketAxess has expanded its European client to multi-dealer offering to include corporate bonds (both fixed and floating rate), supras, sovereigns and agency bonds, and covered bonds, denominated in Euros, Sterling and U.S. dollars. European clients are also able to access trade execution services in U.S. domestic credit, emerging markets and credit derivatives through single username and password sign-on.
By helping clients achieve best execution, increasing pre- and post-trade transparency, and delivering customized reporting, MarketAxess offers European clients all the tools they need to respond to regulatory challenges, including MiFID II/MiFIR and EMIR.
- Improved pre-trade price discovery with integration of Click-to-Trade (CTT) and Request-for-Quote (RFQ) trading protocols
- European clients can trade U.S. corporate and emerging markets bonds on one platform
- Instant access to up to 28 broker-dealers
- 85,000+ line items of inventory
- Inquiries are routed to the appropriate dealer traders
- Full STP connectivity available
- Innovative order list capability
- Complete electronic audit trails and trade blotters
Eurobond Trading Platform Highlights
In February 2013 MarketAxess completed its acquisition of Xtrakter Ltd., a leading provider of regulatory transaction reporting, financial market data and trade matching services to the European securities markets. In May 2014 Xtrakter rebranded to Trax, consolidating the firm’s suite of data and post-trade solutions under the reinvigorated Trax brand. Together, MarketAxess and Trax are uniquely placed to help their clients prepare for the broad-reaching changes taking place in the European fixed income markets due to incoming regulations. The combination of extensive market and reference data, a broad suite of protocols for trade execution and robust post- trade services mean that MarketAxess and Trax can offer dealers and investors a full suite of valuable tools to help manage their fixed income trading and investment risk.
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