Mike Harris, president of Campbell & Company, discusses the pros and cons of independently-provided transaction cost analysis (TCA).
Investors continue to shy away from currency-hedged ETFs despite their positive short- and medium-term performance.
The pound languished near 20-month lows on Monday, with reports that more politicians are calling for a second Brexit referendum doing little to force the currency out of a narrow trading range.
- Pressure Mounts on May to Let MPs Vote to End Brexit Impasse – Financial Times
- Brexit Disarray Sends a Shiver Through the Financial Sector – The Wall Street Journal (subscription)
The podcasters take a look at the first in-depth analysis from a broker of the CME-NEX deal and discuss the recent changes at
- Yet More Bumps on the Path to Normal – BIS
- BIS Fears Financial Seizure at the Heart of the World’s Clearing System – The Telegraph
If 2017 was the year that crypto burst into the mainstream consciousness with the biggest of bangs, then 2018 could be viewed as the year it imploded.
After the heart-attack in crypto-thingies over the past year, you’d think some corners of the financial world would have dialled down on giving airtime to those pushing a
Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency exchange, is the1,000-pound gorilla of the crypto world. One of the largest effects that Coinbase has had on the industry is through its former employees. These employees have started multi-million dollar hedge funds, venture firms, and billion dollar protocols and are so influential in the industry that they have been unofficially dubbed the “Coinbase Mafia”
Market fragmentation has made trading crypto far more reminiscent of the 80s’ Wall Street propelled by slate grey brick phones, printed trade tickets and double-breasted blazers than any modern market.
Swedbank Robur, which owns 9.7% of Cinnober’s shares, said the offer does not reflect Cinnober’s value.
A hedge fund’s lawsuit has unearthed some trading losses that Barclays might have preferred to forget. Two metals traders at Barclays were dismissed seven years ago after racking up losses of $396 million, according to documents disclosed in a court case.
Deutsche Bank faces an uphill battle to hold on to its star performers after a slump in the German lender’s share price has left key staff sitting on paper losses of millions of dollars.
The euro swaps market is beginning an experiment with e
Ben Pott, who is known for his expertise on a range of EU trading rules, will be based in Frankfurt.
Gaurav Malhotra has joined Barclays in Singapore as director with responsibility for the e-FX business in the Asia Pacific region.
Union Investment, which manages 333 billion euros ($376billion) of assets, is the first to declare that it will close existing euro-denominated swap trades at London’s LCH – the world’s largest clearinghouse and probably among the City of London firms most vulnerable to disruption over the next few months.
The dollar held near an 18-month high on Monday, bolstered by safe-haven buying as heightened concerns of a global economic slowdown reduced appetites for riskier assets such as stocks and Asian currencies.
China’s exchange rate is likely to get more volatile intime as the country pushes greater international use of the yuan, according to Goldman Sachs.
Sentiment among leading investors is souring rapidly as they become more convinced that the global economy is likely to deteriorate over the coming year, according to new research on asset managers.
Wednesday’s meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers is their last of 2018 and, arguably, the most important. They are widely expected to raise rates for the fourth time this year to a range of between 2.25 and 2.50 percent, but it is what they signal for next year that should help shape asset allocation decisions for 2019.