Mifid II encouraging AI boom in fixed income

Mifid II

Mifid II could encourage the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in financial services, but regulators need to be wary that any rules need to be incentive-based to avoid deterring investment in innovation. Source: IFLR One specific segment of financial services which could benefit most from AI is the fixed income space, which has historically been…

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Electronic Bond Orders Spark Race to Develop Platform for $2.3 Trillion Market

Regulators and investors are suggesting increased transparency in primary issuance markets by streamlining the traditional trading process through an electronic trading platform. Source: Bloomberg A tussle is emerging between underwriters over who controls the levers of a $2.3 trillion market for new company bonds, with the U.S. as the chosen battleground. Tech firm Ipreo, jointly owned…

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Five reasons financial services professionals should move to Toronto

 Toronto’s Financial District is an untapped opportunity for the financial industry as Canada’s Big Five banks are gearing up to make Toronto the centre of fintech. Source: eFinancialCareers Whether you work on Wall Street or elsewhere, you may want to consider a move to Bay Street, the center of Toronto’s Financial District. Why? Here are the…

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