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Jan 24, 2014

currency banknotes 410Euronext, a pan-European exchange, has launched a multicurrency trading service for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including coverage of renminbi and Hong Kong dollars.

Jan 22, 2014

Businessmen raceBrazil wants the world to know about its domestic securities lending industry, which has seen a 30% hike in recent years. But infrastructure providers face a challenge to provide the right clearing process. Lynn Stronging Dodds reports on Brazil's central counterparties.

Jan 14, 2014

SunsetFixed income lending has stayed stable while equities business has declined. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at certain drivers, such as regulation and tapering, that could see bond lending start to rise.

Jan 14, 2014

ArrowsRegulators favour centralised clearing, but central counterparties have a tough job getting lenders to use them, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Dec 05, 2013

Big BenRussell Indexes has launched an index of the 150 UK mid-cap stocks that can be most easily traded in volume.

Nov 12, 2013

Traditional institutional index funds are a major barrier to ETF success, at least in the UK pensions market, our panel on ETF industry development hears. Though smart beta could change this. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 12, 2013

ETF providers say custodians need to step up stock lending programmes to serve the European market. Our ETF operations panel discusses this obstacle to industry development, and highlights the problem of multi-market listings. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 12, 2013

GlobeA pan-European market structure for ETFs might help reduce cost and boost liquidity. Nicholas Pratt examines the latest initiatives to create this model.

Nov 11, 2013

ChampagneThe big three French custodians all reported a rise in custody assets this year, but they are not celebrating yet. Fee pressure, regulatory costs and low interest rates continue to put a strain on profits. George Mitton reports.

Nov 11, 2013

DartboardThe deadline for T2S is approaching. Nicholas Pratt examines what benefits may be on offer for investment managers and what opportunities may be missed.

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