Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

+44 (0)207 368 9330

 Hicham Hajhamou
Hicham Hajhamou Vice President AQR Capital Management

Hicham Hajhamou is currently the head of Rates and FX trading at quantitative hedge fund AQR. Hicham has more than 17 years’ experience in financial markets. He started his career at Lehman brothers and held several senior trading position at other investment banks. He is a global macro and market structure specialist with experience in both OTC and e-trading, discretionary and systematic strategies. His interests are in factor investing, technology solutions for trading and global macro dynamics. Mr Hajhamou holds a master in mathematical finance from Columbia University and a master in financial markets and risk management from University of Paris Dauphine.



Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

11:10 AM All Star Panel: The do’s and don’ts of electronic trading- Where does eTrading work across the fixed income spectrum and when should you use it?

  • Voice vs. Electronic- Other than corporates, what other areas of fixed income are seeing electronic trading growth and how can you best utilize this?
  • Striking the balance- To what extent can automation replace the human touch?
  • Bilateral vs. automated execution- How can you establish which method of execution is best suited for certain market conditions?
  • Addressing the conflict between voice and electronic trading- How can you set up your internal teams to maximize the benefits of both forms of trading?
  • Will the methodology of eTrading eventually work across all fixed income asset classes or is it only best suited to certain products under certain conditions?