Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Most asset managers expect rise in listed futures trading volumes

10/23/2014

  • Hedgeweek (London)

About 70% of more than 40 asset managers surveyed by TABB Group said they expect an increase in their volumes of listed futures trades over the next year. The poll also found that the futurization of … Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Exec questions viability of interest-rate derivatives

10/23/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Regulations are cutting into the profitability of interest-rate derivatives, undermining their viability as a business, said Stuart Lewis, group chief risk officer at Deutsche Bank. The derivatives bu… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Buy-side exec disappointed at lack of SEF competition

10/23/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The inability of several swap-execution facilities to attract liquidity is disappointing, says Richard Mazzella, Citadel's chief operating officer for global fixed income. A year after the start of th… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

N.Y. comptroller: Challenges still await MTA

10/23/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

DiNapoli

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's financial condition is getting better but several big challenges still confront the agency, said New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. One of the first prob… 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

SEC prompts concerns with money-fund proposal

10/22/2014

  • Bond Buyer (special access for readers of SIFMA SmartBrief), The

A proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission to strip references to credit ratings from a regulation governing money market funds is seen by some market participants as possibly overly restric… 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

Investors want mobile trading solutions, report says

10/15/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Financial institutions that fail to offer mobile trading solutions are dropping the ball, according to a white paper from Caplin Systems. Survey results show that "a high proportion of buy-side partic… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Asian-Pacific markets fall amid mixed data in China's PMI

10/23/2014

  • CNBC

Asian-Pacific markets posted declines Thursday after HSBC's preliminary manufacturing purchasing managers' index in China included a mix of good and bad news. Japan's Nikkei 225 declined 0.4%. Hong Ko… 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

U.S. regulator adopts rule aimed at improving mortgage lending practices

10/22/2014

  • Reuters

In a bid to avert another financial crisis, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a rule requiring banks to keep at least 5% of mortgage lending risk on their books. The measure is inten… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Europe's banks expect ECB stress tests to boost lending

10/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Executives at some of Europe's biggest banks say that by resolving uncertainty about required capital levels, the European Central Bank's examinations will sweep away the obstacles that have depressed… 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

Report: Diversity is in short supply among first-year Wall Street bankers

10/13/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The current crop of first-year Wall Street bankers, or analysts, is nearly two-thirds white, while Asians account for 29% of the class and blacks and Hispanics account for 6%, startup recruiter Vetter… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

More individuals to soon face FCPA enforcement actions, SEC official says

10/15/2014

  • Bloomberg BNA (free content)

Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act are forthcoming against individuals, likely before this year concludes, according to Kara Brockmeyer, who… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

CanceRX -- Sunday through Tuesday in Cambridge, Mass.

10/21/2014

This conference will seek approaches to financing biomedical innovation in oncology and other areas. Bringing together representatives from key stakeholder communities, the conference will have a seri… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Firms grapple with tech issues related to regulatory demands

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg for Enterprise

Trading firms are facing a number of difficult regulatory demands, and "regulators are ramping up their compliance, oversight, and enforcement activities," according to a report from Deloitte. Firms c… Read More