Sep 30, 2011

14.10_HandshakeEquiLend has seen a 16% growth in the number of borrowing and lending transactions on its platform since the start of the year.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 26, 2011

Oswald-GrubelOswald Grübel, the group chief executive officer of UBS, has stepped down.

Sep 26, 2011

software_410Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has become a clearer for UBS MTF, the multi-lateral trading facility offered by UBS bank.

Sep 23, 2011

BarometerEconomists at the World Trade Organization have revised their trade forecast for this year to 5.8%, down from their earlier conservative estimate of 6.5%.

Sep 19, 2011

UBS-logoSwiss banking giant UBS put the loss caused by unauthorised speculative trading as $2.3 billion (€1.7 billion), not $2 billion as previously estimated.

Sep 19, 2011

ETFThe news that UBS trader Kweku Adoboli, who allegedly caused losses of about €1.7 billion through rogue trading, dealt in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) at the Swiss bank has reignited a debate over the apparent dangers of ETFs.

Sep 14, 2011

Rio_de_JaneioroSchroders has launched a new fund that invests in Brazilian equities expected to benefit from the country's domestic growth stories.

Sep 09, 2011

StateStreet_LogoState Street is launching a swaps clearing platform in the US that will allow parties trading in these derivatives to comply with the US Dodd-Frank Act, which is currently being implemented.

Sep 01, 2011

AppleThere are signs that approaches to investing in alternatives are changing. Fiona Rintoul finds that some investors group long/short investment into a broader equity allocation. However, complexity dissuades other investors.