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INVESTMENT STRATEGY: Keeping watch on the short sellers

Long-only investment managers could use hedge fund short-selling data as a sign post for stock prices, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds. But there are questions...

DATA: Striving for the best

Benchmarking is an increasingly important service for asset managers and asset owners involved in the securities lending market. Nicholas Pratt examines the offerings of...

FIXED INCOME: The road ahead

Fixed income lending has stayed stable while equities business has declined. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at certain drivers, such as regulation and tapering, that...

ROUNDTABLE: Skin in the game

Indemnification in securities lending means providers have 'skin in the game', keeping them honest. But there are signs that indemnities are weakening. Plus, directors of...

CENTRAL COUNTERPARTIES: Option of choice

Regulators favour centralised clearing, but central counterparties have a tough job getting lenders to use them, finds Nicholas Pratt. The use of central counterparty (CCP)...

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

The tension between urgency and inaction will continue to influence sustainability discussions in 2024, as reflected in the trends report from S&P Global.
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CLOUD DATA PLATFORMS

Through AI and ML and cloud-enabled ecosystems, managers are finding ways to cut operating costs, supercharge the customer experience and add value to the bottom line.
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