MarketAxess, the operator of an electronic trading platform for US and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds, derivatives and other types of fixed-income securities, will expand its credit trading platform to include institutional investors based in the Asia-Pacific region.
“MarketAxess has delivered innovative and customised trading and connectivity solutions over the past decade to US and European buy-side institutions, and that experience will be helpful in expanding our presence in the Asia-Pacific trading community,” said T Kelley Millet, president of MarketAxess. “Our award-winning trading system can connect Asian institutional investors, including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and asset and wealth managers, to our global network of broker-dealers.”
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