Investment firms have not traditionally embraced remote working for a variety of reasons. Portfolio managers and traders benefit from the in-person collaboration and discussions that occur when sitting next to each other, particularly in volatile markets.
As many across the world are embracing social distancing, remote working has been imposed on these firms. Not surprisingly, companies that have invested in cloud-based technology are best positioned to effectively transition to this new normal. Whether or not remote working will become more prevalent post-quarantine, buy-side firms that adapt to new technologies will remain more resilient amidst any type of volatility.
In this interview with Trader TV, Russell Feldman discusses how traders and portfolio managers are operating remotely and the benefits cloud technology provides to buy-side firms.
Fixed income markets remained relatively calm this week as the new administration begins its 100-day plan, with investors still weighing how policies will affect their portfolios.
Fixed income investors are anticipating additional stimulus but fear inflation on the back of increased government spending; Powell reiterates that bond market programs won’t be tapered soon.
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