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EEX Group achieves record results in 2015

EEX Group achieves record results in 2015

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 15:49

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) in line with its growth strategy achieved record results in both sales and profits in 2015.  »

Regulation

Moore’s Law and financial reporting - KNEIP’s Delphine Leruth considers how technological advances are impacting regulatory reporting requirements…

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 12:10

The theory behind Moore’s Law is that computer processing power doubles every two years. And whilst technology advancements are benefiting global industry at large, within asset management it is beginning to blur the lines with respect to data and the myriad reports that regulators have required within recent years. »

Investor confidence falls by 5.7 points in April

Investor confidence falls by 5.7 points in April

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:43

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for April 2016 decreased to 109.1, down 5.7 points from March’s revised reading of 114.8. The decline in sentiment was driven by a decrease in the North American ICI from 123.7 to 115.  »

NRI’s I-STAR suite to be upgraded for T+1 settlement of Japanese government bonds

NRI’s I-STAR suite to be upgraded for T+1 settlement of Japanese government bonds

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:22

Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has begun the next phase of its I-STAR suite upgrades in preparation for the shortened settlement cycle of Japanese Government Bonds(JGB) to T+1 set by the Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) Working Group scheduled for early 2018. »

Citi Private Bank’s speciality hedge fund sales unit sees double digit client growth

Citi Private Bank’s speciality hedge fund sales unit sees double digit client growth

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:50

Citi Private Bank North America’s National Hedge Fund Sales Team, which focuses on the private banking needs of hedge fund founders, has grown by more than 50 per cent since inception in 2015 and currently has 140 hedge funds and their principals as clients.  »

Millennium Trust expands access to alt investments for advisors and individuals

Millennium Trust expands access to alt investments for advisors and individuals

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:28

Five new investment platforms have joined the Millennium Trust Company’s Millennium Alternative Investment Network (MAIN), bringing the total number listed to nine. »

Asia economic slowdown and cyber risk are top financial industry concerns, says DTCC survey

Asia economic slowdown and cyber risk are top financial industry concerns, says DTCC survey

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 09:37

An economic slowdown in Asia was listed by 22 per cent of respondents of a recent survey conducted by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) as the biggest systemic risk to the broader economy – a dramatic change from just one year ago when only one per cent of respondents ranked an economic downturn outside of the EU/US as the biggest risk. »

TABB Group research examines structural consequences of price improvement auctions in US options markets

TABB Group research examines structural consequences of price improvement auctions in US options markets

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 09:36

After decades of sustained growth, volume in the US options markets has plateaued even as volatility has surged. A number of issues are to blame for the decline, including waning investor interest, the exodus of proprietary bank trading activity, and the growing complexity of market structure.   »

Investment Management attorney Ivy Wafford Duke joins Seward & Kissel

Investment Management attorney Ivy Wafford Duke joins Seward & Kissel

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 09:34

Law firm Seward & Kissel has appointed Ivy Wafford Duke as Counsel in the Investment Management Practice Group based in the firm’s Washington DC office. »

Hedge fund redemptions continued in March, Q1 flows negative

Hedge fund redemptions continued in March, Q1 flows negative

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 09:30

Investors redeemed an estimated net USD4.60 billion from hedge funds in March, the fifth month in the last six in which redemptions outpaced allocations, according to the latest eVestment Hedge Funds Industry Asset Flow Report. »

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