September 11, 2013

Societe Generale, the Paris-based multinational banking and financial services company, has listed cash bond prices on Thomson Reuters Fixed Income Trading, a bond trading platform.

“The addition of Thomson Reuters Fixed Income Trading to our direct-to-customer platform services further expands out electronic price distribution and executive footprint and enables us to reach a broader regional client base,” says Oliver Gazzolo, global head of FIC credit platform at Societe Generale.

Societe Generale is the 17th financial institution to contribute prices to the platform.

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The platform allows financial institutions to access a source of fixed income liquidity from global, regional and local dealers, with support for price discovery through trade execution and notification.

By connecting the platform to their execution management and order management systems through FIX-compliant trading API, buy-side customers also have access to automating trade executions.

Reuters’ data comes from over 26,000 instruments delivered of their consolidated low-latency feed, Elektron Real Time as well as their financial markets desktop, Thomson Reuters Eikon.

Claudio Salinardi, head of fixed income at Thomson Reuters Eikon adds, “The fixed income market is a key focus for Thomson Reuters and we are committed to providing our customers with easy access to important sources of liquidity while completely supporting their workflow and offering the most comprehensive, valuable and intuitive pre-trade information services.”

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