"TradeSmart EMS carries both TRACE and EU traded volume data for pre-trade intelligence. It is quite obvious that European traders experience a data disadvantage, but TradingScreen is pulling the various EU trade sources into the EMS for the competitive benefit of its users," claims Paul Reynolds, Head of Fixed Income for TradingScreen.
Dr Kay Swinburne MEP, the vice-chair for the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, doubts a commercial provider will deliver a single tape of bond trading data which has been mandated by MiFID II. She outlines her concerns and expectations in May’s Trader TV, and explains the need for a tape in democratising the market and improving transparency.
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