ICE to Launch New Fixed Income ETF Platform – NASDAQ
August 3, 2018 \ 1 Comment
Full Article: NASDAQ
The new platform will connect to BondPoint, the electronic corporate bond trading platform ICE bought from Virtu Financial for $400 million in January, and TMC Bonds, the municipal bond trading platform it acquired for $685 million last month, as well as to third party venues, ICE said.
There is a direct creation/redemption process which impacts the liquidity of the underlying constituents of the ETFs themselves and benefits the ETF issuers. Finding tools to democratize that benefit to those who trade the underlying bonds is an idea whose time has come. Traders need tool to connect the dots.
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