BlackRock tie-up to send flow to MarketAxess

By Owen Sanderson
29 May 2014

E-trading bond platform MarketAxess is bidding to capture more of the order flow associated with fixed income ETFs, following a tie-up with BlackRock, founders of the ETF industry and managers of the iShares brand.

The idea is that fixed income ETF market-makers – who need to be able to source, or dispose of baskets of bonds at short notice – will be able to send these orders out onto the MarketAxess platform at the touch of a button.

This should in turn ...

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