Online bond trading is a big deal and we can offer it at a competitive price. As you trade more, our volume-based commissions will shrink and your costs minimised. Please refer to our pricing overview for detailed info.
The bond market has been a notorious holdout in adopting to the cutting edge nature of modern finance.
In fact, in an era when artificial intelligence drives high frequency trading, private bond investors have been stuck using the phone. Until now that is.
Saxo is cutting out the time-consuming and cost-intensive middle in bond trading, giving you direct access to liquidity providers.
At Saxo Capital Markets, you can trade bonds in the same account and using the same trading platform as any other asset class. You have access to the global market. The technology is intuitive, trading is quick and easy, prices are low and transparent. The tools Saxo places in your hands are fit for the pros.
Our multi-asset platforms put you in control. Access to information and trading is quick, simple and robust.
Trade Small Lots
Trading bonds with Saxo gives you all the advantages of trading like a pro, without prohibitive minimum trade sizes. Starting from USD $10,000, Bond investors now have the market access they need.
You decide on the trade, and we provide the best price. Our platform provides automated access to multiple exchanges and liquidity sources, automatically directing your trade to the one with the best conditions at that moment.
Our range does not stop at the big currencies and markets. Next to Government and Corporate bonds from the US and Europe, you gain access to selected high yield and emerging markets including LATAM, APAC and MENA in both USD and local currency.
Saxo’s Bond Robotics help you trade Bonds the way you want.
Building on comprehensive pricing information, our system offers an indicative best price for an instant trade*. Take that price, and in approximately 90-95% of cases your trade will go through at that indicated price or better.
* Best accessible price from up to 40 global bonds providers and major exchanges called by Saxo’s algorithm.
Alternatively, for some bonds, you have the possibility to take full control and set your own price and limits for your trade to be traded on the exchanges. The system will determine when and whether these conditions are met in the time window you specify – be it hours, days or even weeks – and trade once they are.
Frequently Asked Questions about Bonds
Still unclear about the details behind trading Bonds at Saxo? Click here for a full list of frequently asked questions regarding trading Bonds.
Enjoy all the advantages of trading like a pro, starting from minimums as low as USD 10K.
Trading bonds with Saxo Capital Markets means access to a professional trading environment, which provides you with the information, the liquidity and the technology you need to execute your trades. At Saxo there are no pricing surprises - our rates are competitive and our price schemes are easy to understand.
Transparent and Competitive prices
Online bond trading has enabled us to offer pricing that is transparent, clear and competitive. Eliminating the cost-intensive middleman has not only removed the expense, but also a complicated and near-impenetrable pricing mechanism. Our prices are transparent and they become lower as you trade more.
Competitive and transparent prices are at the core of what we do, in bonds and across asset classes. If anything remains unclear, do not hesitate to contact us.
First fully digitised online access
Our digital bond trading solution eliminates manual processes across the full value chain. It gives you direct access to a universe of over 5,000 bonds, including more than 3,400 developed-market and over 1,600 emerging-market bonds.
Orders are routed straight to an optimised dealer auction where the top end of 40 liquidity providers compete for your order. Minimum volumes for retail bonds are as low as USD $10,000 and you can trade whenever markets are open.
Significant cost reduction
Providing automated online access, a direct line to liquidity providers and being able to eliminate the time-consuming and expensive mechanics of traditional bond trading, means we can offer a clear and competitive pricing scheme. Saxo Capital Market charges a commission, offering full transparency. This is part of our commitment to make pricing as transparent and clear as we can.
Fitting seamlessly into Saxo's Platforms
With Saxo you can access the bond markets – and your bond holdings – with the same tools and from the same account that you use for other asset trading. This is more than just convenient. It means you can use your bond holdings as collateral when trading on margin or directly hedge your currency risk from one account.
Learn the basics of bond investing.
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Key Terminology: Issuers
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Key Terminology: Yield to Maturity
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