Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

FICC income for investment banks expected to decline

9/2/2014

  • FOW magazine online (subscription required)

The consultancy Coalition has predicted that by the end of the year the biggest investment banks in the world will experience a 9% decline in revenues from fixed income, commodities and currencies. Co… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

EU lawmakers to resume work on ring fencing, benchmarks

9/2/2014

  • MLex (subscription required)

The European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee is poised to name lawmakers to focus on key pieces of legislation. Initiatives include revised rules for the London Interbank Offered Ra… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

BSE aims to attract more investors to equity derivatives

9/2/2014

  • Economic Times (India), The

India's BSE plans to pay daily incentives, in addition to trading-based payouts, to brokers to draw more individual investors to equity derivatives. The incentives are scheduled to start Sept. 26. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Former House Majority Leader Cantor to join Moelis

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Eric Cantor, formerly majority leader of the House, will become vice chairman and a board member at Moelis & Co. Cantor will help the boutique investment bank advise clients and compete for business. Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief

News on capital markets, wealth management and the financial services industry

SIFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

DOJ's settlement with BofA raises questions about process

9/2/2014

  • National Mortgage News

The Justice Department's recent settlement with Bank of America is the latest in a series of deferred-prosecution deals. The situation is prompting questions about the settlement process, which is see… Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Operations and technology news specific to securities firms, banks and asset managers

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Published in partnership with: SIFMA

The power of post-trade FIX

8/27/2014

  • Traders Magazine Online

Post-trade operations have long been dominated by old-fashioned technology or even manual processes -- but that's starting to change. Some buyside groups are now adapting FIX for post-trade purposes, … Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Most Asian-Pacific markets higher

9/2/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mostly up Tuesday despite the absence of closing figures from Wall Street due to the Labor Day holiday in the U.S. Japan's Nikkei 225 added 1.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

The latest Asia Pacific investment news and trends

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Indonesian inflation eases

9/1/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

Indonesia's consumer inflation cooled to a 3.99% annual rate in August, and core inflation fell to 4.47%. The tamer numbers are expected to relieve pressure on the central bank to raise rates. Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Onshore requirement question remains in South Africa clearing debate

9/2/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Despite releasing new clearing rules, it remains unsettled whether South Africa will require onshore clearing, since the country lacks its own OTC clearinghouse. Should regulators forgo an onshore req… Read More

Toigo SmartBrief

News stories on diversity leadership and talent and development issues affecting the financial services community

Toigo SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Robert Toigo Foundation

How to thrive when co-workers don't speak the same language

8/15/2014

  • Glass Hammer blog, The

Diverse, multinational workforces can bring linguistic challenges, writes Cathie Ericson. It's helpful to make it clear which language a meeting will be held in and to be sensitive to the potential po… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Commentary: Robust risk-management function needs organizational focus

8/27/2014

  • Forbes

Establishing a robust risk-management system from an organizational perspective should begin with a "cross-functional, senior team" conducting an external risk assessment, writes Alison Taylor of Cont… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

VCs put more money into life sciences startups

8/26/2014

  • Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry online

Venture capital investment in life sciences startups rose sharply in the second quarter, reaching $2.5 billion, but the number of companies receiving funds stayed relatively flat. The focus was on lat… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Swaps compression is more attractive as banks reduce notional OTC derivative holdings

9/2/2014

  • MarketsMedia

Banks are increasing their use of swaps compression as they scale back their outstanding notional OTC derivatives. This shift comes as banks address the new Basel III requirements. Providers in this s… Read More