Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Indian regulators consider broadening commodity-futures trading

10/21/2014

  • Business Standard (India)

The Reserve Bank of India and Forward Markets Commission are considering allowing foreign institutions to participate in the commodity-futures derivatives market, extending the policy that now include… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

ESMA begins consultation for NDF clearing

10/21/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The European Securities and Markets Authority has started consultation on clearing of nondeliverable forwards. NDFs referenced in several currencies will be permitted, according to a consultation docu… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

CDS notional falls 4% after 6-week rise

10/21/2014

  • Global Capital online (U.K.) (subscription required)

After a 160% increase over six weeks for credit default swaps notional, information reported to swap-data repositories last week showed a 4% decrease compared with the previous week, according to ISDA… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

JPMorgan tax proposal gets chilly reception from de Blasio

10/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A request by JPMorgan Chase for hundreds of millions of dollars of tax breaks and incentives to build a new headquarters on Manhattan's West Side is a "nonstarter," said Mayor Bill de Blasio. "We valu… 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

Asset management industry is increasingly global, report says

10/21/2014

  • Pensions & Investments (free access for SmartBrief readers)

The asset management industry and capital management in particular are becoming increasingly global as improved technology and regulatory reform have reduced limits imposed by geography, according to … 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

Investors want mobile trading solutions, report says

10/15/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Financial institutions that fail to offer mobile trading solutions are dropping the ball, according to a white paper from Caplin Systems. Survey results show that "a high proportion of buy-side partic… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Most Asian-Pacific markets slide amid mixed data from China

10/21/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Major Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Tuesday after conflicting economic data failed to paint a clear picture of where China's economy is headed. Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng … 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

Barclays: Beijing investment drive producing results

10/21/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)
  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

Beijing's efforts to spur investment are paying off, according to a report by Barclays Research, which predicts a pickup in overall economic growth in the fourth quarter. Separately, the government re… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Europe's banks expect ECB stress tests to boost lending

10/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Executives at some of Europe's biggest banks say that by resolving uncertainty about required capital levels, the European Central Bank's examinations will sweep away the obstacles that have depressed… 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

More individuals to soon face FCPA enforcement actions, SEC official says

10/15/2014

  • Bloomberg BNA (free content)

Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act are forthcoming against individuals, likely before this year concludes, according to Kara Brockmeyer, who… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Janssen Labs: Meet with Poliwogg -- Tuesday in Boston

10/14/2014

Managing directors will discuss change in the alternative-funding landscape and meet with potential health care and life sciences companies for the Poliwogg equity-crowdfunding platform. They will als… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Firms grapple with tech issues related to regulatory demands

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg for Enterprise

Trading firms are facing a number of difficult regulatory demands, and "regulators are ramping up their compliance, oversight, and enforcement activities," according to a report from Deloitte. Firms c… Read More