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Worrisome Fragmentation of Global Capital Markets (IIAC Blog)

Worrisome Fragmentation of Global Capital Markets (IIAC Blog)

In my May Letter from the President, I discuss developments that threaten fragmentation of global capital markets. These include Brexit, the rise of populism and protectionism across Europe and elsewhere, and the push for deregulation and dismantling of existing regulations.

Global and regional authorities are working to maintain open and integrated markets to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of markets. However, there are no quick fixes. Bond and repo market liquidity conditions remain a concern. Automation has the potential to transform the industry and deliver more liquidity to investors.

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Thoughts on Bond-Market Liquidity (IIAC Blog)

Thoughts on Bond-Market Liquidity (IIAC Blog)

On September 30, I spoke at the Bloomberg LIVE Canadian Fixed Income Conference in New York City. Ari Altstedter, Reporter with Bloomberg News, did a terrific job moderating a panel on bond market liquidity on which I participated.

On the same day, I also sat down with Michael McKee and Kathleen Hays on Bloomberg Radio to talk about the deterioration in bond market trading conditions in Canada; the differences between the Canadian and U.S. markets; the contributing factors to decreased liquidity; what regulators can do to ameliorate the liquidity crunch; and the implications for fixed income … Continue reading

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Ian Russell Discusses Bond Market Liquidity Concerns on BNN (IIAC Blog)

Ian Russell Discusses Bond Market Liquidity Concerns on BNN (IIAC Blog)

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