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Financial Sector Battles Cyber Crime

10.01.2014

The speed and nature of cyber attacks on the financial industry has prompted an information sharing network of financial institutions which acts as an early-warning system designed to thwart various forms of attacks. Read more

Hedge Funds Embrace Risk Management

10.01.2014

Hedge funds and other asset managers are viewing risk management as a source of competitive advantage rather than a back-office … Read more

SEFs Chafe at Footnote 195

10.01.2014

Some market participants are concerned that professionals in the embryonic swaps execution industry may get buried in paperwork related to … Read more

Northern Trust Wins Mandates From T2S Strategy

10.01.2014

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

09.30.2014

TeraExchange, a swap execution facility, has launched a regulated platform for bitcoin derivatives and a spot bitcoin price index. The … Read more

Real Estate Crowdfunding Attracts Investors

09.30.2014

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’

09.30.2014

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.

09.30.2014

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

09.29.2014

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

09.29.2014

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

09.29.2014

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

09.29.2014

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

09.26.2014

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

09.26.2014

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

MiFID II Vexes European Buy Side 

09.25.2014

Fund managers will to change their workflows to meet best execution requirements under new trading rules in the European Union. … Read more

Global LEI Foundation Takes Reins

09.25.2014

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

09.24.2014

‘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

09.24.2014

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

09.23.2014

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

09.23.2014

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


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