Proprietary trading

Learning to share the swap market

Asset managers, hedge funds and proprietary trading shops all want access to platforms that currently serve dealers only - a test for rules on impartial access and, potentially, the start of a long-awaited revolution in over-the-counter markets. By…

Meet the new OTC market-makers

New swap trading platforms are often seen as a way of levering open the OTC market for a range of non-dealer market-makers – from opportunistic buy-side firms to aggressive Chicago prop shops. But how many of these firms are serious, and what difference…