All the latest BondWave news, bond market insights, and analysis
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).