Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

ASX CEO sees significant clearing business despite slow start

11/21/2014

  • Australian (tiered subscription model), The

ASX CEO Elmer Funke Kupper says the exchange operator can still build significant derivatives-clearing business despite a slow start. ASX launched in January, and has handled clearing for $200 billion… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

UK forgoes effort to overturn EU banker-bonus cap

11/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Osborne

A senior official at the EU Court of Justice has rebuffed Britain's arguments against an EU cap on bankers' bonuses. UK Chancellor George Osborne has abandoned the effort, saying he won't pursue the l… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

CDS hedging of Chinese debt soars

11/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Investors have almost doubled the value of credit default swaps insuring against losses in China. CDS coverage of China's sovereign debt reached $15.7 billion Nov. 7, up from $8.1 billion a year ago, … Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Undocumented immigrants to be offered financial aid at NYU

11/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New York University said it is creating a new application process that will make financial aid available to undocumented immigrants who are residents of New York. The aid won't reduce the amount of as… 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

Reassuring U.S. data help boost global markets

11/21/2014

  • Reuters

Positive economic data from the U.S. and concerns highlighted by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi helped drive up markets worldwide. Draghi indicated that the region's lackluster growth an… 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

Asian-Pacific markets mostly advance after Wall Street closes up

11/21/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Most Asian-Pacific markets posted gains Friday on the heels of a higher close in New York and encouraging U.S. housing market data. Japan's Nikkei 225 moved up 0.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0… 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

Banks see complications from China rate cut

11/23/2014

  • Taipei Times (Taiwan), The

The head of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China said the Chinese central bank's sudden cut in interest rates will reduce commercial banks' profit margins and further limit their growth and ass… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

ECB boosts covered-bond purchases, preps for ABS buying

11/17/2014

  • Bloomberg

The European Central Bank has made an increased push to acquire covered bonds, as it prepares to purchase asset-backed securities this week. The ECB hopes to expand its balance sheet to $3.75 trillion… 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

Analyzing the financial industry's regulatory future

11/18/2014

  • Bloomberg

Leaders in the financial industry discussed regulatory issues at the recent annual meeting of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Among the topics they covered were the Financia… Read More