Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of their Fixed Income dark pool that facilitates direct, peer-to-peer trading of corporate bonds among asset managers in the US, Canada and Europe, creating a much-needed hub of institutional liquidity. Liquidnet has enrolled more than 120 asset managers, representing a critical mass of liquidity and a sizeable portion of assets under management for high yield and investment grade bonds in the US. At launch, the platform will enable trading for US and European corporate bonds (high yield and investment grade), emerging market corporate bonds, and European convertible bonds.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of its Algo Ranking Model technology, designed to enhance the way institutional traders make their execution decisions. The Algo Ranking Model, built to complement Liquidnet’s recently launched suite of Next Gen Algos, uses innovative technology and a multi-factor model to holistically profile every order to rank execution strategies in real-time according to order characteristics, trading objectives, market conditions, and performance targets.