Fixed Income Leaders 2021

05 - 06 October, 2021

Whitepaper & Video Center

Investigating Alternative Liquidity

Insights from 100 Heads of Fixed Income from across Europe as we attempt to discover more about the challenges they face and the innovative solutions they bring to the table.

[Whitepaper] An Automated Future: The Role of the Fixed Income Trader

In Q2 of 2019, WBR Insights and Bloomberg surveyed 100 Heads of Trading from across Europe to find out more about the challenges they face and the innovative solutions they bring to the table.

Clearing Solutions for the Buyside

Category 3 firms will be subjected to mandatory clearing under EMIR on the 21st June of 2019.  This will impact all financial counterparties exceeding the defined threshold of EUR 3 billion for OTC IRS, FX and commodity derivatives or, EUR 1 billion for equity and credit derivatives.  Not only that, but on 20th September 2019 and 2020, phases four and five of the uncleared margin rules will also be implemented.Discover how to stay ahead of the roll-out in this whitepaper from Eurex. 

SPDR Bond Compass - Q1 2019 Report

Providing a unique insight into the fixed income market via a snapshot of both fixed income flows and holdings indicators, extracted from a wider data set that represents $10 trillion of assets, and PriceStats®, an innovative inflation tool tracking daily price changes of millions of online items.

[Whitepaper] - Navigating the Cycles

In Q3 2018, WBR Insights was commissioned by Fitch Solutions to conduct research with 300 Asset Managers in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific to better understand their thoughts and strategies for navigating multiple cycles successfully.

Transparency, Liquidity, and The Future of Fixed Income - The 2018 FILS Benchmarking Report

In Q2 of 2018 WBR Insights surveyed 100 Heads of Fixed Income and Chief Investment Officers from buy-side firms across Europe to find out more about the challenges they’re facing and the innovative solutions being brought to the table. The survey was conducted by appointment over the telephone. The results were compiled and anonymised by WBR Insights and are presented here with analysis and commentary by the FILS EU community.

[Webinar] - The Next Generation Bond Market: Charting the Future of Fixed Income

In this webcast, BlackRock examines the bond market’s evolution through three interconnected lenses: emerging technologies, the evolving liquidity environment, and new portfolio construction trends.  All three are changing in the post-crisis era with implications for the shape of the future bond market and investors. This evolution is likely to be faster and more disruptive than many market participants currently expect.

[Webinar] - From Unknown Source to Market Moving Headline: How to gain an information advantage from Twitter

Market-moving news can break anywhere, at any time. From natural disasters to refinery explosions, keynotes at conferences or even local events, almost anything can have an effect on financial markets. Who are the first sources to know? Often times, they are the people on the ground closest to an event who Tweet about what they see or hear. Getting access to this information early can be the difference maker in your trading and investment decisions. And with 500M Tweets per day on Twitter, how can you possibly pinpoint breaking news from sources you’re not even following? Watch our next webinar in the ‘Alternative Data in Finance’ series where our Dataminr experts will discuss how to stay one step ahead of headlines when events break that may impact your portfolio!

[Webinar] - Index Your Bonds: Addressing the 7 Myths of Fixed Income Indexing

When talking about indexing, most investors are inherently familiar with index investing in the equity markets, but how many are still in the dark about indexing within fixed income?  A combination of heightened fee awareness, greater regulatory push for transparency, and changes in market structure/liquidity are encouraging certain investors to start to consider using more indexing methods in fixed income. Watch this webinar where our Blackrock expert will provide some thought-provoking insights into the merits of Indexing within the fixed income market.

On The Precipice - Are You Ready For MiFID II?

In Q3 of 2017 WBR Digital & Fixed Income Leaders Summit surveyed 100 Heads of Fixed Income based in Europe. The research prioritised buy side firms, including asset management firms, hedge funds, private banks etc. Respondents to the survey were Heads of Trading, Heads of Fixed Income, Heads of Credit or others of an equal standing. The survey was conducted by appointment over the telephone. The results were compiled and anonymised and presented here with analysis and commentary from the WBR Digital research team and members of the Fixed Income Leaders Summit Community.

Fixed Income Leaders – Expectations from The DESK

The DESK spoke with members of the advisory panel for FILS Amsterdam to assess the likely agenda.