The U.S. credit markets have taken significant steps forward in terms of electronic trading sophistication. Within this modern trading paradigm, new instruments, such as fixed income ETFs, are providing new means of credit exposure that bridge retail and institutional markets. With this new market’s growth, novel e-trading protocols, such as portfolio trading, are redefining the rules of credit trading. This panel will explore the extent to which these developments are changing market structure and how this works to the benefit of both retail and institutional investors.
This panel will dive into:
- The extent to which e-trading in the U.S. has grown in recent years
- How these developments provide opportunities for institutional and credit investors
- How portfolio trading has changed the traditional credit trading market structure, and whether there is more room for growth
- What these changes mean in the context of outsourced and new peer-to-peer trading models