Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Borse Dubai's exit unlikely to slow LSE expansion plans

3/27/2015

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, is expected to move forward with his expansion plans as he continues to note his expectations of consolidation in the derivatives sector. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Final Basel study for trading-book rules reportedly cancelled

3/27/2015

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has cancelled a final impact study regarding trading-book capital rules, four market participants say. The move might be an attempt to meet a rule-writing de… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Higher oil prices, lower Ukraine tension drive down Russian CDS

3/27/2015

  • Reuters

For the first time since Dec. 9, Russian five-year credit default swaps have dropped below 400 basis points, as oil prices increase and tension eases regarding Ukraine. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

SEC's Stein calls for alternative accounting standards

3/27/2015

  • Reuters

Stein

Alternatives that incorporate U.S. accounting rules should be explored to end a lengthy debate about the value of generally accepted accounting rules or international financial reporting standards, sa… 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

Broker advocates call PIABA's findings flawed

3/27/2015

  • WealthManagement.com (U.S.)

The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association recently released a report claiming that the advertising and marketing materials of nine major brokerages often imply they put clients' interests ahead… 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

SEC calls for FINRA registration of prop-trading firms

3/26/2015

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a proposal to increase oversight of high-frequency-trading firms, voting unanimously to require proprietary-trading companies to register with the F… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Japan's inflation data leave Asian-Pacific markets mixed

3/27/2015

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Friday after data showed Japan's core consumer inflation fell to zero, suggesting it still faces the threat of deflation. Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 1%. Hong Kong's Ha… 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

Stressed Chinese banks turn to bundling

3/26/2015

  • Taipei Times (Taiwan), The

The Western practice of bundling bad loans as securities to get them off the books is being adopted by some Chinese banks amid a rising wave of defaults. Analysts warn that the tactic may obscure th… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Banks designate more bonds as "held-to-maturity" assets

3/24/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Banks in the U.S. moved $293 billion of securities investments to the "held-to-maturity" portion of their balance sheets during the 18 months that ended Dec. 31, according to the Federal Deposit Insur… 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

BlackRock co-founder Novick to receive asset-management honor

3/16/2015

  • aiCIO Daily News

Barbara Novick, co-founder and vice chairman of BlackRock and a former Toigo Foundation board member, will be one of two recipients of Chief Investment Officer magazine's Pioneer Awards. The awards wi… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Survey: New Zealand organizations cite increase in corruption

3/26/2015

  • Stuff (New Zealand)

Organizations in New Zealand are reporting an increase in corruption, with 23% of respondents in a Deloitte survey saying they have detected at least one instance of domestic corruption in the past fi… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

SBIO, the medical-breakthroughs ETF, might see surge in activity

3/24/2015

  • Zacks

Good news from Biogen has lifted the biotech sector, pushing several exchange-traded funds into the spotlight. Some recently launched products, such as the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO), might… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

How to tackle the added duty of social media compliance

3/25/2015

  • Bloomberg Vault

Managing social media and other forms of communication has become part of the already-extensive role of compliance officers. This article provides guidance on how to tackle data capture and compliance… Read More

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