Exposure to Asia’s bond markets is now considered crucial by many mainstream global investors.
MarketAxess, a global electronic trading platform for fixed income securities, has seen trading volumes increase 60% year-on-year growth in the region so far. The electronification of Asia’s capital markets has helped drive interest from investors as well as dealers.
“We’re starting to see a huge acceleration in adoption of electronic platforms and see this playing out a lot more in Asia, than anywhere else in the world,” Craig McLeod, head of emerging markets at MarketAxess Holdings, told FinanceAsia in an exclusive interview.
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