Rates, rates, rates.
The increase in global borrowing costs dominated financial headlines in 2023. Shaking up fixed income markets, the story reverberated across regions and asset classes, challenging consumers and companies, as well as spooking investors.
Throw in AI, a new Bank of Japan governor and a global banking crisis – and you’ve got 2023 in a nutshell.
We sat down with our regional heads of trading in Chicago, Amsterdam and Sydney to talk about the biggest market stories of the year.
Watch the videos below, and we’ll see you in 2024.
Optiver is a global market maker with offices in Amsterdam, London, Chicago, Austin, Sydney, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei. Founded in 1986, today we are a leading liquidity provider, with close to 2,000 employees in offices around the world, united in our commitment to improve the market through competitive pricing, execution and risk management. By providing liquidity on multiple exchanges across the world in various financial instruments we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets. We provide liquidity to financial markets using our own capital, at our own risk, trading a wide range of products: listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs, bonds and foreign currencies.