There are two narratives on the current rising inflation: it will be transitory, as expected by the Fed, or it might stick. In this video, Economist Erik Norland discusses the divergent narratives.
Our Chief Economist Blu Putnam discusses how volatility in the bond and equity markets could be elevated as the US Congress deals with the debt ceiling, which was suspended until July 31, 2021.
The nature of the economic disruptions during the Great Recession of 2008-09 and the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 were entirely different, and so were the monetary and fiscal policy responses. Find out what impact this may have on 2021.
Over the past 18 months, we have partnered with the Finance Hive, who canvassed over 168 head traders in North America, EMEA, and APAC to understand what factors are motivating this community to adopt Execution Management Systems, such as EBS Institutional, within their FX trading systems – and what is driving their decision making.
Consistently, this community expressed the need for a system that can simplify execution across their portfolio, as paramount. Across all three locations, FX spot (~80%) and forwards (~70%) volumes are the highest, followed by swaps (~55%), PM directed trades (~40%), equity hedges (38%), and futures and overlay (26%). The buy-side actively wants and needs a system which solves for the diversity of their portfolios while simplifying operational execution.
Find out what’s motivating them to now place convenience over cost, how they are increasingly distinguishing access to liquidity (from access to credit), and the shift towards managing their complete workflow on one platform.
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