Bond Trading Data Boom Planned by EU Seeking Post-Brexit Boost

Jan. 20, 2021, 11:07 AM

European Union regulators are pushing ahead with a central database to track euro bonds as part of efforts to strengthen the bloc’s financial markets after Brexit.

A document from the EU’s executive arm Tuesday outlined plans for a so-called consolidated tape for corporate bonds, which would help fulfill a longstanding ambition in the bloc to bring together all data on completed trades. The change would increase secondary trading in euro-denominated bonds and boost the appeal of the securities for issuers and investors, according to the document.

The move forms part of a raft of measures the EU is taking to ...

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