Credit market readies itself for algorithmic trading

The rise in e-trading has opened the way for the adoption of algorithmic trading, where large numbers of trades are executed automatically, according to pre-set parameters. But are clients ready and, more importantly, willing to accept such a change?

Andrew Challis, Barclays Capital: “Limit orders help clients”

Broach the subject of the introduction of algorithmic trading within the credit market with traders and you’re likely to get, at best, a lukewarm response. After all, credit – one of the largest markets in the global financial services industry – has been accused of dragging its heels when it comes to trade automation compared with other markets such as equities, foreign exchange, listed derivatives and futures.

John Jay, senior analyst at industry research firm Aite Group, says algorithmic

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here