Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Commentary: Clearing ticket fee increases likely

11/25/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

If banks are able to earn a solid return on capital for the supplementary leverage ratio, clearing ticket fees for some over-the-counter derivatives trades would have to rise to $1,000 or more from a … Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Firms strive to increase bond-market liquidity

11/25/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

More than two dozen financial institutions are supporting "Project Neptune", which is intended to increase bond-market liquidity amid regulatory changes and other challenges. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Banks face funding burden on Italian swaps

11/25/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

An EU stress test has found that Italy had nearly €90 billion in uncollateralized derivatives trades with 14 banks at the end of 2013, potentially requiring banks to fund margin calls on as much as … Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

NYC's homeless shelters keep getting more people

11/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New York City has provided public housing for hundreds of homeless families but more people keep showing up at shelters seeking a place to stay. Mayor Bill de Blasio's policy of giving preference to t… 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

FINRA chief: Regulators must improve communication

11/24/2014

  • MLex (subscription required)

Communication among regulators has been poor and must improve to achieve collaboration when responding to occurrences of computer hacking at financial companies, said Rick Ketchum, chief executive of … 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

Barclays taps former NYSE exec to help with e-trading

11/19/2014

  • Reuters

Barclays has hired Joe Mecane, previously head of U.S. equities at the NYSE, to help develop its electronic trading offerings. Mecane will focus on equities and credit markets, Barclays said. Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

China's rate cut boosts some Asian-Pacific markets

11/25/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Tuesday as investors applauded the People's Bank of China's interest rate cut. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gave up 0.2%. Australia's S&P/… 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

Experts: COSO framework principles are key for effective internal controls

11/20/2014

  • Financial Executives International Daily

Under the updated internal-control framework from the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, an effective system of internal control needs to have all 17 principles outlined… 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