This Week's Top Stories

November 19 2020
Last March’s market volatility in US Treasuries was well documented with a series of actors blamed for possible causes. The typical responses have been to point fingers and call for more regulation, not least of which from the Financial Stability Board this week. But these cause-and-response scenarios will not solve the volatility problem – there is more to see here.
 
November 18 2020
The shift to electronic trading for bonds may have been underway before the COVID crisis, but it’s been accelerated in the pandemic’s wake with surging trading volumes amid volatility. We talk to Oliver Huggins, global chief risk officer at MarketAxess, about what’s happening for liquidity and financing at this time of upheaval.