EC adviser: more dealer help needed on EU bond secondary market

For their part, banks want greater clarity around issuance plans after 2026


A European Commission adviser says that while the body is doing “whatever it can” to develop liquidity in the secondary market for its EU bonds, dealers could do more to overcome hurdles standing in the way of widespread use of the instruments. 

Banks, however, argue the market needs more clarity on issuance plans if trading is to pick up.

The supranational issuer is nearing the end of the road on what it can do to help build liquidity in the market, said Siegfried Ruhl, an adviser to the

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