Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

EU approves 4 clearinghouse regulatory regimes in Asia-Pacific

10/31/2014

  • FOW magazine online (subscription required)
  • Financial News Online (U.K.) (subscription required)

The European Commission has deemed the regulations governing clearinghouses in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia as equivalent to EU standards. "Today's decisions show that the EU is willing t… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

European high-yield-bond sales fall with prices

10/31/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Borrowers are looking at the loan market as an alternative to European high-yield bonds as prices decline, according to Standard & Poor's. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Negative rate sparks collateral question

10/31/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Negative interest rates in Europe have prompted the question of whether collateral posters should pay interest. Many traders think they should, but some lawyers think otherwise. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Ebola quarantines backed by most New Yorkers, poll finds

10/31/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A mandatory 21-day quarantine for people who have had contact with a person who has contracted the Ebola virus has the overwhelming support of New Yorkers, a Wall Street Journal/NBC 4 New York/Marist … 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: Ongoing training useful to brokers, boosts knowledge of products

10/30/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Regulators are pushing firms to establish ongoing training initiatives for brokers who might not know as much as they should about some products they sell. "Training is a really important thing we loo… 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 rally as BoJ ramps up stimulus

10/31/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets posted strong gains Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by ramping up monetary easing. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 4.8%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index added 1.3%. Australi… 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