Finra head recognises ‘challenges’ for bond transparency drive

Cook says regulators thinking about industry’s operational and liquidity concerns

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Regulators are considering how best to enhance transparency in US bond markets, according to the chief executive of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, following intense debate among market participants.

“Those are concerns that we’re thinking about how to accommodate, and whether we proceed with what we proposed or whether we come up with some other alternative framework, but I do not know yet where we’re going to land,” said Robert Cook, Finra’s chief executive.

Cook was speaking to

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