Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

OTC derivatives switch to electronic venues spurs deals

9/12/2014

  • FOW magazine online (subscription required)

The push to move over-the-counter derivatives to electronic platforms has spurred data and analytic acquisitions. Examples include the planned deal last week by the Intercontinental Exchange to buy Su… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Scotland's potential UK exit forms trading opportunities

9/12/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Hedge funds are capitalising on Scotland's possible exit from the UK by taking positions on stocks linked to the country and sterling. Foreign exchange traders have been suffering through calm markets… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Europe might extend clearing exemption for pension funds

9/12/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Michel Barnier, outgoing head of the internal market and services at the European Commission, has indicated that a pension fund exemption for over-the-counter derivatives clearing could be extended be… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Once private 9/11 shrine now open to everyone

9/12/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

For years, the Family Room acted as a private shrine for people to whom the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks brought deep personal sorrow. A relocated version of the room has now opened as an exhibit… 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

PIMCO's Gross says 10-year Treasury "fairly valued" at 2.5%

9/12/2014

  • Bloomberg

U.S. Treasury 10-year notes at 2.5% are "fairly valued" and represent a "new neutral" that suggests the Federal Reserve will not raise rates as high as earlier tightening cycles, said Bill Gross, mana… 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

Bankruptcy law change easing bank failures moves through Congress

9/11/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The House Judiciary Committee has unanimously backed legislation that would change bankruptcy law to allow big banks to be dismantled in bankruptcy while avoiding panic by investors and customers. Law… 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 mixed as traders await Chinese data

9/12/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Friday as investors awaited the weekend release of Chinese economic data. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each fe… 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

Aug. lending data relieve some fears of China credit squeeze

9/14/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

China's new renminbi loans in August came to 703 billion yuan, relieving some fears of a credit crunch after July's disappointing data. UBS analyst Tao Wang said the latest figure indicates the govern… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Tarullo: Fed plans new bank funding rules, tougher capital surcharges

9/9/2014

  • Reuters
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Some large banks need to slim down further to reduce the possibility that their failure would damage the economy, says Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo, who handles regulatory policy for the ce… 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

Chief diversity officer: Managers, metrics are key for inclusion

9/1/2014

  • TalentMgt.com (tiered subscription model)

Geri Thomas says that, as chief diversity officer of Bank of America, she focuses on metrics showing how the company's inclusion efforts stack up against top performers in the industry. Bank of Americ… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Commentary: Internal-control rules for credit ratings can guide public companies

9/10/2014

  • National Law Review, The

Internal-control requirements are part of new Securities and Exchange Commission regulations for credit rating firms. The requirements may have pertinence to public companies in some cases, writes Lin… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

With research supporting leptin as potential therapy for Alzheimer's, CEO looks for investors

9/9/2014

  • National Herald (subscription required), The

The path to great scientific discoveries is rarely a direct one, which makes the work of people such as Nikolaos Tezapsidis and Neurotez, the biotech company he founded in 2005 to pursue novel cures f… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

EU insurers raise concerns over Solvency II rules

9/8/2014

  • Bloomberg Brief

The long-term investment role for European insurers is threatened by new Solvency II risk-based rules, according to Michaela Koller, director general of Insurance Europe. The rules, due to take effect… Read More