Fixed Income Leaders USA Summit 2021

June 22 - 23, 2021

Online (ET)

Whitepaper & Video Center

Automating the Trading Desk: The Race to Perfect the Workflow of Tomorrow

In Q1 of 2019, WBR Insights surveyed 100 Heads of Trading from across the US to find out more about the challenges they face and the innovative solutions they bring to the table. The survey was conducted by  appointment over the telephone. The results were compiled and anonymized by WBR Insights and are presented here with analysis and commentary by Bloomberg and the Fixed Income Leaders Summit US community.

[Whitepaper] - Front Office Survival Guide

In today’s data-driven environment, to achieve firm growth goals, the front office needs to be able to act quickly with new business and new instruments, while adjusting to changing regulation. Accurate information and data are vital to accomplish this, and they need to work within the constraints dictated by the current state of the industry. In other words, without adding to operational costs.

[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 Asia Pacific to better understand their thoughts and strategies for navigating multiple cycles successfully.

[Webinar] - 2018 Fixed Income Survey Findings: Implications for the Active Manager

In the lead up to the Fixed Income Leaders Summit conference, WBR Insights & SimCorp interviewed 100 Heads of Fixed Income from buy-side firms in North America on their strategic priorities, challenges and key initiatives for 2018.Watc this webinar to hear professionals from T. Rowe Price and SimCorp discuss the key findings and to hear more about what your peers are experiencing today and focusing on for the future.

Fixed Income 2018: Goals and Challenges for the Front Office

In Q4 of 2017, SimCorp commissioned WBR to conduct a survey of 100 front-office fixed-income professionals including traders, heads of desks, and portfolio managers. The survey focused on strategic priorities for 2018 and the operational challenges faced by fixed-income managers and was conducted by appointment over the telephone.

[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.

[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.

Fixed Income USA Conference Report

In May, Boston was transformed into the US capital of fixed income trading for 3 days. With 617 attendees, and 302 of these representing the leading figures from global asset manager and hedge funds, the Fixed Income Leaders Summit continued on its promise to deliver THE market leading, buy side focused event.

FinTech in 2018: Building a Case for Technology-Driven Collaboration

Discover how Fixed Income is bringing technology to the front of its operations.

Pushing the Boundaries of e-Trading with Innovation

Discover how technology is allowing traders to not only curb inefficiency but also make better informed decisions.

Automating the fixed income workflow: data is king

Automated trading is fast becoming the new normal in the global fixed income markets. Once considered too complex and nuanced for automation compared with asset classes such as equities and FX, bonds are now experiencing their very own automation revolution.This article was first published in the The DESK | Q1 2018 by MTS Data. (

SEC committee signals direction for US credit rules

New fixed income committee sees pushback on structural approach to resolving credit market challenges. David Wigan reports.This article was first published in the The DESK | Q1 2018

Buy side reports price movement risk in Treasury trading

Automated trading and derivatives are changing the way US Treasuries are traded, exposing the buy side to high-frequency trading strategies. Chris Hall reports.This article was first published in the The DESK | Q1 2018

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2018 Media Center