Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

BATS Chi-X Europe to create tape of record for ETFs

9/22/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

BATS Chi-X Europe is striving to bolster transparency in the exchange-traded fund market by launching a trade-reporting service. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Sputtering European economy concerns G-20 leaders

9/22/2014

  • Reuters

Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 nations have proposed nearly 1,000 measures intended to boost international growth. However, officials meeting in Cairns, Australia, are conc… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

FCA won't demand that FX forwards comply with reporting rules

9/21/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Britain's Financial Conduct Authority will not enforce reporting of foreign-exchange forward contracts until the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive requires it to change its stance in … Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Residential boom in Jersey City picks up momentum

9/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A residential construction boom on the waterfront in Jersey City, N.J., is expanding to Journal Square and the downtown area. Jersey City is benefiting from train and ferry service that offer convenie… 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

Commentary: Protecting elderly from financial scams

9/22/2014

  • TheStreet.com

Many elderly people fall victim to financial scams, a situation that has prompted many people in the financial industry to make protecting seniors a higher priority, writes Susan Antilla. Katrina Cava… 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

Banks boost IT spending, but some problems remain

9/17/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street & Technology

Two-thirds of banks plan to increase IT spending this year, and only 11% say they'll cut IT budgets, according to a survey. Still, there's a risk in that by spending on IT without properly outlining s… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Sell-off sweeps through Asian-Pacific markets

9/22/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Major Asian-Pacific markets fell Monday. Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.7%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1.4%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3%. China's Shanghai Composite gave up 1.7%. South Korea's Kos… 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

Alibaba's IPO is largest ever in the world

9/22/2014

  • Reuters

Alibaba Group Holding's initial public offering at US$25 billion is officially the largest ever, topping the previous record of US$22.1 billion set by Agricultural Bank of China in 2010. The stock jum… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Proposed EU bank levy is postponed

9/16/2014

  • MLex (subscription required)

EU economic and finance ministers are raising questions about a proposed levy on banks, prompting the initiative to be postponed. The European Commission planned to propose the rules by the end of Sep… 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

Survey: Few directors cite racial, gender diversity as crucial

9/14/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

A PricewaterhouseCoopers survey found that racial diversity was described as "very important" by only 24% of male directors, while 32% said the same about gender diversity. Female directors had higher… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Expert: Controls help monitor FCPA risk in third parties' activities

9/17/2014

  • JDSupra.com

Companies dealing with third-party representatives need essential internal controls to aid in compliance with anti-bribery laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, says Henry Mixon, an expert i… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Physicians can use their expertise to invest

9/17/2014

  • Physician's Money Digest

Rania Nasis continues her series on physicians and how they can use their knowledge to make early stage investments in promising companies. She concludes the series by answering some reader questions. Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Register NOW for today's webinar on trade reconstruction

9/16/2014

It's not too late to register to attend the "Tackling the Challenges of Trade Reconstruction" webinar at 1 p.m. EDT today. Join SmartBrief Risk and Compliance Editor Sean McMahon and a panel of indust… Read More