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Jan 20, 2016

Gavel lawbooksThe value traded in dark multilateral trading facilities increased by 45% over a year to December 2015 despite the pending Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), which will limit fund manager’s abilities to trade shares away from stock exchanges.

Jan 20, 2016

currency banknotes 410Berenberg, a privately owned European bank, has seen its profits grow by 160% in 2015 on year-by-year basis to €104 million.

Jan 18, 2016

Dark poolLiquidnet, a trading network also referred to as a ‘dark pool’ due to the anonymity offered to its members, has launched its Next Gen Algo suite in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea), following the product’s debut in the US last year.

Jan 07, 2016

Tel Aviv Stock ExchangeThe Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (Tase) expects to attract more international investors following a strategic agreement with exchange provider Nasdaq.

Jan 06, 2016

CommoditiesCommodity trading advisers (CTAs), which are hedge funds that typically invest in physical goods using derivatives, finished off a disappointing year with further losses in December.

Jan 06, 2016

Gary BuxtonGary Buxton, the first person that Source, a provider of exchange-traded products, appointed ahead of its 2009 launch has become the firm’s chief financial officer (CFO).

Jan 04, 2016

Chinese equities downChinese shares plummeted on the first day of trading for 2016, after data showed that the manufacturing sector had weakened for the fifth month in a row. This dip triggered China’s newly created circuit breakers, which halted trading as markets fell by more than 7%.

Dec 23, 2015

US federal reservePictet Asset Management has raised its exposure to equities in light of the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike.

Dec 23, 2015

Adeline Ng, head of Asia fixed income at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, sees positive fundamentals in the region’s bond markets.

Why should European investors consider Asia Fixed Income for their portfolio allocation?

The low interest rate environment is impacting the attractiveness of European fixed income instruments. This environment has prevailed since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). The current backdrop has the European Central Bank (ECB) committed to Quantitative Easing (QE) measures and various countries are cutting...

Dec 23, 2015

Potential investors under 50 are not being served by platforms, leaving a wide gap for disruptive firms – or innovative asset managers – to fill. In many ways, the social media revolution is messing with traditional business models, writes Fiona Rintoul.

After his refusal to apologise for a comment about “terrorist sympathisers” in parliament, made to colleagues before the House of Commons debated air strikes on Syria, the approval ratings of UK prime minister David Cameron plunged from 61% to 41%. 

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