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Considerations For Designing A Fixed Income Country Classification Framework

2018-08-12 seekingalpha
In their simplest sense, benchmarks define peer groups: peer groups of investments by asset class (fixed income vs equities; government vs corporate); by industry (industrial vs financial); by country (developed vs emerging), and so on. And there are endless possible permutations thereafter. The method by which this grouping or classifying is achieved has been fundamental to the evolution of many established and widely used benchmarks.

FAANG Inflection Would Pose Questions For Investors

2018-08-08 seekingalpha
Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) landmark USD $1T valuation should not stop market watchers asking searching questions about FAANGs.

LSEG Technology voted Best Execution Management System Provider

2018-08-08 lankabusinessonline
• LSEG’s Millennium Exchange product recognised at 16thAnnual Waters Technology awards as Best Execution Management System • Voted for by readership of WatersTechnology across buy side, sell side, exchanges, trading houses, post-trade venues, inter-dealer market participants, technology vendors from around the world • LSEG Technology delivers critical infrastructure technology used by over 40 capital markets organisations globally

China Is Said to Push for Arbitrage Cap on London Stock Link

2018-08-07 theedgemarkets
(Aug 7): China wants to impose restrictions on the London-Shanghai Stock Connect that would help authorities curb capital outflows but may reduce the program’s appeal to investors, people familiar with the matter said.

China Pushes for Arbitrage Cap on London Stock Link - Bloomberg

2018-08-07 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

UPDATE 2-Euronext CEO says sniffing for deals, but on a budget

2018-08-03 reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Euronext (ENX.PA) is interested in making further acquisitions to move its business away from pure share trading, the exchange’s chief executive Stephane Boujnah said on Friday, as long as the price is right.

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 3

2018-08-03 reuters
Aug 3 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Malaysia, Singapore indexes face temporary FTSE disruption

2018-08-02 malaymail
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Real-time values of Singapore and Malaysia’s market benchmarks were temporarily disrupted today due to technical glitches at index provider FTSE Russell.

Positioning A Portfolio Using Factors

2018-07-31 seekingalpha
Factor investing has grown increasingly widespread, as many institutional investors are now recognizing the importance of incorporating factors into asset allocation decisions. In particular, there's been growing interest in multi-factor solutions, which target combinations of rewarded investment risk factors that aim to improve portfolio diversification, enhance performance and/or reduce risk. To this end, we've identified three factor combinations that can be used to position portfolios to target specific objectives.

UPDATE 2-Trading firm Jane Street opening office in Amsterdam

2018-07-30 reuters
AMSTERDAM, July 30 (Reuters) - Trading firm Jane Street, one of the largest players in exchange-traded funds, has opened an office in Amsterdam, the company said on Monday, giving it a location from which to serve EU clients when Britian leaves the bloc

Gaming Realms' Slingo: Still going strong after 20 years

Philip Tuck, director of Business Intelligence at Gaming Realms PLC (LON:GLM), talks to Proactive about their decision to focus more on licensing and content development rather than operating games.

Mexico's new second bourse BIVA rings opening bell

2018-07-25 reuters
MEXICO CITY, July 25 (Reuters) - Mexico’s second stock exchange, BIVA, launched on Wednesday in a bid to entice more companies to go public in Latin America’s No. 2 economy, increase investments and help spur sluggish economic growth.

Midyear 2018 Outlook Implementation Guide

2018-07-18 ishares
Wider range of growth outcomes: We see steady global growth ahead - but uncertainty is creeping into forecasts. The U.S. is the growth engine, propelled by fiscal stimulus, and solid economic growth is good for corporate earnings. We see positive spillover effects, especially to emerging markets (EMs). Still, a stimulus-driven overheating of the U.S. economy could push inflation to levels that prompt a more forceful Federal Reserve policy response and rising trade tensions muddy the macro outlook.

The LIBOR Market Moves Towards Alternatives

2018-07-17 seekingalpha
Around $200 trillion.[1] That’s the Alternative Reference Rates Committee's (ARRC) estimate on the size of notional in contracts linked to USD LIBOR across a range of asset classes. But much like the famous choice of colour for Henry Ford’s Model-T, this dependency has grown to an impressive scale without many options for selecting the right tool for the job at hand. With that in mind, efforts are now underway to take a coordinated approach to deprecating the use of that most (in)famous of benchmarks.

IIT students showcase innovative IT and business solutions

2018-07-17 lankabusinessonline
Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka, conducted the latest edition of “Cutting Edge”, the annual exhibition showcasing projects done by its students at the BMICH recently.

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