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Northern Trust Wins Mandates From T2S Strategy


Northern Trust, the US asset manager and servicer, has won mandates due to its preparations for Target2-Securities, which aims to … Read more

Bitcoin Begins Trading on SEF


TeraExchange, a swap execution facility, has launched a regulated platform for bitcoin derivatives and a spot bitcoin price index. The trading of USD/Bitcoin swaps will be subject to the rules and regulations of TeraExchange and the CFTC. Read more

Real Estate Crowdfunding Attracts Investors


Real estate crowdfunding is enabling people to invest in urban infill and other projects for as little as $100. Crowdfunding … Read more

AIFMD Offers ‘Depo Lite’


One of the more onerous requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is the need to appoint a depositary … Read more

Newedge to Launch Tri-party Repo Platform in U.S.


Newedge, the multi-asset broker and clearer, will expand its Agency Cash Management platform for the tri-party repo market to the … Read more

Alberta Investment Management Transforms Systems


Alberta Investment Management Corporation has modernized its system landscape through an internal initiative, AIMCo Innovations, a program to reduce operational … Read more

Canadian Market-Data Costs in Focus


The cost of market data in Canada lies at the heart of changes proposed by regulators to National Instrument 23-101 … Read more

FX Algo Trading Pushes Envelope


The size of FX trades being handled electronically is growing as buy-side customers become increasingly cognizant of the potential of … Read more

UK Funds Reach Record £6.2 Trillion


UK asset managers were responsible for a record £6.2 trillion of funds at the end of last year and was … Read more

‘Tick Size’ Pilot Needs Streamlining, STA Says


A proposed pilot program to deepen liquidity in some small-capitalization stocks by widening minimum quoting and trading increments has conceptual … Read more

Volatility Captive to Fed


Low stock-market volatility is expected to continue as long as the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks continue their … Read more

Global LEI Foundation Takes Reins


The establishment of a private consortium for managing the global legal entity identifier system represents a milestone in the effort … Read more

‘Package’ SEF Trades in Focus


‘Package’ transactions in which at least one of the swap components has been made available to trade (MAT) and is … Read more

OTC Markets Diverge Along Jurisdictional Lines


As the world of swap execution facilities, multilateral trading facilities and central clearing takes shape in the OTC derivatives space, … Read more

LME Launches Own Clearing House


The London Metal Exchange met its deadline for launching its own clearing house which has been designed to meet new … Read more

Citi Expands Total Touch in Europe


Citi is launching Total Touch in Europe, which aims to make it easier for institutional investors to execute equity block … Read more

The Case for Single-Dealer Platforms


Single-dealer platforms –cross-product web platforms that investment banks and other financial firms use to deliver pricing, news, analysis and trading … Read more

Multi-Asset Trading Means Cross-Asset Trading


The term multi-asset trading connotes actively trading more than one asset class, but this doesn’t make it multi-asset, according to … Read more

Volatility as an Asset Class


Volatility is often thought of as a yardstick of risk, but to experienced traders, it’s an asset unto itself, Paul … Read more

Easy Money Tamps Down Volatility


The current period of low volatility is being driven primarily by the highly accommodative monetary policies adopted by the Federal … Read more

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