Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Utilities face prospect of clearing OTC derivatives under EMIR

10/30/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Utilities in Europe have options for avoiding clearing their over-the-counter derivatives under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. However, uncertainty about whether the utilities will be … Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Eurex CEO: EU wrong to stall on OTC derivatives clearing

10/29/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Eurex CEO Andreas Preuss has criticised the EU's decision to put off enforcing clearing rules for over-the-counter derivatives, calling it "unfortunate". Because derivatives have a global nature, thei… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Cargill to jump into metals market with LME membership

10/29/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Reuters

Cargill plans to seek broker and clearinghouse membership on the London Metal Exchange, hiring the former head of metals trading at Jefferies Group to buy and sell industrial metals. Cargill said it s… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Creative companies attracted to Lower Manhattan

10/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

More technology, advertising, media and information firms are leasing space south of Chambers Street in Manhattan. Over the past five years, the number of employees of creative firms working in the ar… 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

Survey: Frequent app use equals higher returns

10/30/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Investors who use mobile apps see the technology as helping score higher returns, according to a Fidelity survey. Among frequent users of financial applications, 41% said they had a return on investme… 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

Commentary: VCs start to embrace fin-tech

10/29/2014

  • TheDeal.com (free registration)

Venture capitalists are starting to invest in financial services technologies, having overcome their qualms about dabbling in the heavily regulated sector. Some of the biggest payoffs could come to co… 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 mixed after Fed meeting

10/30/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Thursday as investors analyzed the consequences of the Federal Reserve's decision to end its bond-buying program. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.7%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng I… 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

China opens bank-card clearing to foreign investors

10/30/2014

  • China Daily (Beijing)

Foreign and domestic investors are now free to invest in China's bank-card clearing business, the government announced. China UnionPay is currently the only such clearing institution in the country. Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Stress tests move eurozone closer to launch of banking union

10/28/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The exercise of conducting stress tests on Europe's banks by the European Central Bank was an essential step toward creating a Eurozone Banking Union. The ECB's examination was rigorous in the area wh… 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

Internal audit can get fuller view of risks with Big Data, expert says

10/30/2014

  • Financial Director (U.K.)

Varied external data sources such as demographic information, company reports, social media and sanctions lists can be valuable in combination with internal data, experts say. "Internal audits can bec… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

ALS TDI Leadership Summit -- Nov. 7 in Boston

10/28/2014

This event will give leaders in the pharma, biotech, and venture industries an opportunity to connect with ALS patients and their families and friends on the state of ALS research and the fastest way … Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

The changing nature of risk management

10/27/2014

  • Bloomberg for Enterprise

Shifts in the regulatory environment since the 2008 financial crisis are encouraging banks to take a more active role in managing risk. Firms are expanding their compliance efforts to accomplish this … Read More