Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Nigerian exchange plans to launch futures, options

11/26/2014

  • Reuters

Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, said the bourse plans to offer derivatives trading by 2016. "You need to get all the major banks to buy into the idea and support the development of s… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Carney vows rate hike as "next move in policy"

11/26/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has promised an increase in interest rates, despite deterioration in the European and Japanese economies. "I want to be absolutely clear: The discussions we've bee… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

CFTC under Massad sets new regulatory tone

11/26/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Massad

In the five months that Timothy Massad has been chairman, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has retreated in a battle over regulation of the swaps market, eased Dodd-Frank Act rules for energy … Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Report: Growing ridership demands action from MTA

11/26/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority must accelerate several key construction projects to keep up with demand from riders, according to a report by the authority's Transportation Reinvention Comm… 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

Regulators to host price disclosure webinar Dec. 18

11/26/2014

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

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board will host a joint webinar Dec. 18 to discuss companion proposals requiring disclosure of pricing reference inf… 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

Financial-tech CEOs give tips on digital innovation

11/25/2014

  • AmericanBanker.com (free registration)

Financial firms have plenty of areas that are ripe for digital innovation, including online and mobile payment and fusing electronic and face-to-face services, CEOs of financial-tech companies say. St… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Upgraded U.S. GDP boosts most Asian-Pacific markets

11/26/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets mostly advanced Wednesday after the U.S. gross domestic product growth figure was revised upward for the third quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.1%. 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

Indonesia expects growth boost from fuel price rise

11/25/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

Indonesian government funds freed up by a fuel price increase will go toward infrastructure investments that should raise the nation's growth rate to 5.8% next year, Finance Minister Bambang Brodjoneg… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Liquidity rule will be applied flexibly, Fed's Tarullo says

11/24/2014

  • American Banker magazine

Federal Reserve Board Gov. Daniel Tarullo said the central bank is working on a "context dependent" approach to its new liquidity rules that will serve as the basis for flexible enforcement. Accumulat… 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

Advocacy group sues 2 universities over race-based admissions

11/18/2014

  • Chronicle of Higher Education (free content), The

Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are being sued by an advocacy group for their use of race-based admissions practices. The group, Students for Fair Admissions, ac… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Survey examines what leads internal auditors to remain with an organization

11/25/2014

  • Accounting Today

Internal auditors say they identify well with the organizations where they work, and their job satisfaction is higher when they have opportunities for career advancement, according to a survey by The … Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Deloitte estimates 2012 health spending at almost $3.5T

11/18/2014

  • Forbes

Deloitte has calculated that consumers' health care spending totaled $3.46 trillion in 2012, higher than government estimates. Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Cyberbreaches expected to become more frequent in 2015

11/24/2014

  • Bloomberg Government (free content)

This has been a pretty bad year for cyberattacks on U.S. businesses and government agencies, and experts expect the problem to worsen in 2015. Two former senior government officials say the U.S. remai… Read More