Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Market seeks solution to clearing challenges

3/5/2015

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Futures commission merchants are starting to withdraw from the clearing business due to increased regulations and expenses. "The client clearing business model is becoming increasingly unattractive to… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

BoE liquidity auctions investigated

3/5/2015

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The
  • BBC
  • Bloomberg
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Britain's Serious Fraud Office has started looking into the Bank of England's money market auctions after a central bank disclosure that it investigated allegations of rigging in 2007 and 2008. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

U.K.-based clearinghouses avoid relocation decision

3/5/2015

  • Bloomberg

A ruling by a European court this week means clearinghouses based in the U.K. that clear euro-denominated contracts will not be forced to decide whether to move such operations to the eurozone or forg… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

LPL President Moore departs

3/5/2015

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Robert Moore, president of LPL Financial, has become the latest executive to depart the firm. "It's not a devastating blow, but it's a disappointment," said David Armstrong of Monument Wealth Manageme… 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

ILS market sees encouraging growth, SIFMA's Snook says

3/5/2015

  • Intelligent Insurer (U.K.)

The insurance-linked market has undergone encouraging growth despite concerns about incoming capital flows, said Randy Snook, executive vice president of business policies and practices at SIFMA. "As … 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

Crafting customers' digital experience is critical

3/4/2015

  • WealthManagement.com (U.S.)

To create a winning digital experience for clients, advisors should do more than build a "shiny new website," writes Jud Mackrill. In practice, this means advisors should offer valuable content, easy … 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 after China cuts growth target

3/5/2015

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Thursday after China scaled back its target for economic growth this year to 7%. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index lost 1.1%. Australia's S&P/A… 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

ECB's Draghi reveals bond buying details

3/5/2015

  • Bloomberg

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gave markets a boost Thursday as he revealed details of the ECB's much anticipated quantitative easing plan, which is set to commence Monday. Draghi said t… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Russia unlikely to tap global debt markets

3/3/2015

  • Bloomberg

Russia, which faces higher borrowing costs due to US and EU sanctions over its annexation of Crimea last year, likely will not enter international debt markets in 2016 or issue foreign bonds in 2015 t… 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

VC firms would benefit from expanding diversity, female investors say

3/4/2015

  • American City Business Journals

Women offer valuable, unique perspectives as venture capital investors, but the small percentage of women at venture firms appears to be a result of small partnerships' culture and too few women enter… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

IIA report examines talent-recruiting challenges, strategies

3/5/2015

  • Accounting Today

Competition for internal audit talent is increasing, with 54% of respondents to an IIA survey saying that a skills gap is developing on their audit teams as a result. Internal audit departments are fa… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Techonomy Bio 15. March 25, 2015. Mountain View, CA

3/3/2015

Please join Greg Simon at Techonomy as he speaks on the topic of creating capital market tools to optimize the ability to invest in the innovation happenings in life sciences. This conference will pro… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

BoE: Rules to prevent terminations by G-SIBs

3/2/2015

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The Bank of England has confirmed rules that require major banks to give up their right to terminate agreements with defaulting counterparties in repo and securities-lending markets. Read More