BondWave in the News – August 2023

August 2023 News Recap: MD Paul Daley takes a preliminary look at the cost effectiveness of corporate bond portfolio trades through BondWave’s Transaction Quality Analysis lens (TabbFORUM).

September 6, 2023
Corporate Bond Portfolio Trading Examined

Using FINRA’s new portfolio trading flag, Paul Daley examines the cost effectiveness of portfolio trades through BondWave’s Transaction Quality Analysis lens, which compares transaction costs to a peer benchmark.

August 9, 2023
BondWave in the News – July 2023

July 2023 news recap: See the latest data on trade volume and trade costs in the QMarks Dashboards for Q2 2023 (TabbFORUM). BondWave introduces new feature for tailoring portfolios with the launch of Rules (The Bond Buyer, Waters Technology, and TabbFORUM).

August 3, 2023
BondWave QMarks Q2 2023 Dashboards

Corporate trade counts have come in slightly from their high-water mark achieved in Q1, but it’s still the second highest quarterly total we have seen. Municipal bond trade counts and par traded have returned to more normal levels. Read to see how trade costs were affected in Q2.

July 26, 2023
BondWave Enhances Effi Platform with the Launch of Rules 

BondWave announced the launch of Rules, a customizable & scalable feature that will enable our Portfolio Analytics users to create bespoke bond portfolios based on each clients’ specific goals and objectives, while streamlining critical fiduciary and suitability responsibilities.

July 19, 2023
Ask Effi Webinar – Ensuring Compliance with Fixed Income Fair Pricing Rules

BondWave’s inaugural Ask Effi Webinar on effective practices for FINRA’s new focus on Fixed Income Fair Pricing in their 2023 Examination & Risk Monitoring Program Report.

June 13, 2023
BondWave in the News – May 2023

May 2023 news recap: IPC awarded Best sell-side trading communication system by Waters Technology. IPC’s Unigy, a trading & communications platform was recently enhanced with BondWave’s pre-trade price discovery tool and the BondWave calculator in the IPC Unigy turret.

June 7, 2023
BondWave in the News – April 2023

April 2023 News Recap: MD Paul Daley breaks down some key Q1 2023 bond market trends utilizing the most recent BondWave QMarks dashboards (TabbFORUM, BDA Fixed Income Insights).

May 4, 2023
BondWave QMarks Q1 2023 Dashboards

The municipal bond market reacted very differently to the volatility of Q1 than other bond markets. Whereas corporate bonds (registered and 144A) and agency bonds saw greater activity, the municipal market cooled. See the full commentary in BondWave’s Q1 2023 QMarks Dashboards for corporate, municipal, agency, and 144A asset classes.

April 20, 2023
BondWave in the News – January 2023

January 2023 News Recap: MD Paul Daley discusses the fundamental problem with TCA in his latest piece, Peer Comparisons – Upgrading TCA to TQA (TabbFORUM, Friday Newsletter), and see the latest trading trends with the QMarks Q4 2022 Dashboards (BDA, TabbFORUM).

February 1, 2023
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