Taiwanese get access to US Treasuries onshore

London-based interdealer broker Icap has teamed up with GreTai Securities Markets, a Taiwanese government-designated over-the-counter securities market organisation, to offer onshore US government bond trading in Taiwan. This is the first time GreTai has been able to give its customers access to international securities onshore.

The bonds will be offered to qualified Taiwanese securities firms using Icap’s global US Treasuries liquidity pool and through GreTai’s bond-trading platform. This will