18. Best e-trading platform for corporate bonds and CDS

Best e-trading platform for corporate bonds and CDS

MarketAxess

People and a proactive approach to client service by MarketAxess are cited as among "many reasons" for the firm scooping the award for Best E-Trading Platform, says Stephen J Gallagher, head of MarketAxess Europe. The award follows the firm winning Credit's Best Multi-Dealer CDS Trading Platform in 2008 - for a second year running.

In Europe the firm facilitates trading in investment grade euro and sterling bonds, high yield euros