Liquidity Scoring AI Model

The subject of bond market liquidity risk has been consistently gaining the attention of many financial institutions, regulators, and policy makers. Worries of liquidity risk continue to increase due to many factors (but not limited to): multi-year decline in dealer inventories and higher capital requirements, sharp increase in aggregate outstanding debt instruments, and proliferation of…

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Disruption Drives the Convergence of Emerging Technologies and Innovation

Today’s business leaders are dealing with unprecedented levels of disruption and uncertainty. The increased reliance on mission-critical technology tools and infrastructure focused on keeping businesses running has perhaps given executives a newfound appreciation for information technology (IT) and the people at the forefront of digital-driven change. Source: GARP Today’s business leaders are dealing with unprecedented…

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Investors are buying credit ETFs faster than the bonds can rally

The rapid swing of LQD, one of many credit ETFs, from discount to premium highlights the differences in liquidity between these ETFs and the bonds themselves. Maintain a firm grasp of this ETF liquidity mismatch with Overbond’s indexing capabilities, which offers NAV on EOD and intraday basis.  Source: BNN Bloomberg Some of the biggest credit ETFs…

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Investing in 2020: Exploring AI, Machine Learning, & Alt Data

An overload of information and technology can be just as detrimental as having access to too little information and technology; therefore, less is more: the key to greater success is to act with precision. Explore Overbond’s rigorous data aggregation protocol to pull data from numerous sources and extract clean ML-driven insights.  Source: FINANCE MAGNATES Recent developments…

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How fintech can save us from Covid-19

Financial technology is not being employed to its best effect, while the coronavirus financial relief effort is struggling. Banks need to innovate and work with fintechs if they are to ensure that the most vulnerable do not get left behind. Source: EUROMONEY At the start of the pandemic, banks scrambled to increase remote capacity to…

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AI and ML move into financial services

The global debt markets are complex, not least because of the multifaceted nature of securities: every product has its own maturity, redeemability and convertibility. This scale and level of complexity enables AI to unlock unique insights that can solve problems that were historically intractable. Source: ZD Net On a global scale, AI is expected to…

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Bond Issuance International AI

Overbond’s primary fixed income prediction model for global issuance, COBI Bond Issuance International AI, combines the capabilities of COBI-Pricing, COBI-Issuance and COBI-Bond Buyer Matching and delivers on issuance discovery in all G-10 currencies with issuance opportunity monitoring and matching with institutional investment preferences. It is an advanced three phase AI algorithm engineered to measure best…

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Mistakes by Markets?

Bonds might have overreacted on inflation; “Pay Rises, Not Price Rises” Source: Reuters With yields across the developed world in free-fall, markets appear to have convinced central banks that only drastic monetary stimulus can prevent inflation expectations from evaporating for a lifetime. But might those markets be reading it wrong? If so, policymakers in Japan,…

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