There comes a point for most successful
Sterling’s near-term fate hangs on whether British Prime Minister Theresa May manages to get her Brexit withdrawal deal through Parliament, according to Reuters polls that also found economic growth will be weak.
- Brexit Uncertainty Makes Pound ‘Impossible’ to Trade – Financial Times (subscription)
- Suddenly Brexit Outlook Is Starting to Look Brighter in Markets – Bloomberg
- Theresa May Looks for ‘Lifeboat’ to Stop Parliament From Sinking Brexit Deal – Bloomberg
Asset managers are increasingly relying on their own data analysis to measure and gain insight into the execution of their trades, but some would welcome a
Market statisticians are falling over each other in 2018 to describe the pain being felt across asset classes. One venerable shop frames it this way: Things haven’t been this bad since Richard Nixon’s presidency.
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a public meeting of its Market Risk Advisory Committee on Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C. The MRAC discussed, among other issues, clearinghouse risk management, governance
It is possible to gain enhanced equivalence for UK financial markets infrastructure by the end of the year, a legal expert says.
A US regulator’s plan to walk back rules for swap-trading platforms will give big banks a leg up and hurt asset managers looking for better prices and more transparency, according to Citadel Securities, one of the world’s biggest trading firms.
Sell-side analysts and portfolio managers alike should expect changes to MiFID II’s research-commission restrictions as the rule matures, markets adapt, and regulators review the measures. But
- Mifid II Affecting Choice of Trading Venue: ITG – Investment Europe
- MiFID II Increases Trading Costs – Markets Media
Rates market participants face the prospect of a split in how various instruments respond to
The UK regulator’s policy of opening more probes, many of which are unsuccessful, is forcing people out of jobs regardless of the outcome.
Blockchain for Europe is the first credible attempt to create a unified voice for the blockchain industry at European level. The policy debate in Europe has been fragmented – with inconsistent information from those outside the blockchain sector challenging consensus within it.
The biggest-ever bet on Bitcoin options is about to expire
VanEck/MVIS claims its partnership on a bitcoin futures contract with Nasdaq has the potential to rewrite digital asset markets.
G20 nations have signed a joint declaration calling for regulation of crypto assets to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
California-based Bitwise Asset Management announced the launch of two new crypto funds, a move that could put the firm up against one of the largest investors in the market for digital currencies.
Investors of Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange, are now connected to Kaiko’s crypto marketdata via BSO, a network, cloud and hosting provider.
In the Profit & Loss 2018 Digital FX Awards, Barclays was the winner of the “One to Watch in 2018” category and, looking back now at the end of the year, it seems that the bank might be on its way to justifying this decision. After a couple of years during which there was a clear slowdown in terms of product development within Barclays’ e-FX franchise, the bank appears to be shifting onto the front foot again.
Michael Bloomberg, the founder of the eponymous financial-data and news operation, said he is likely to sell his company if he runs for president, according to an interview he gave to a local radio station.
The London Stock Exchange is closing its equity derivatives business next year.
Major investment banks including Citigroup and JP Morgan sign up to use the Eurex clearing profit scheme for repo as Brexit looms.
Northern Trust will provide custody, depository, fund accounting
The US dollar and the yen gained on Thursday after the arrest in Canada of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei prompted fears of a flare-up in US-China trade tensions.
Emerging market currencies felt the burn on Thursday morning as oil prices dropped and amid increasing concern over trade tensions between the US and China and general geopolitical uncertainty.
The hunt for higher yields is all set to return to emerging markets in 2019 as central banks zealously guard their interest-rate advantage over the Federal Reserve.