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In a seminal paper published that year, Taylor set about unpacking the failings of the way banks and the financial markets were regulated in the UK. Regulation was based on a sectoral model - that is on the assumption that banks should be regulated separately from other kinds of financial institutions ...
Equity market analysts said the Budget2018-19 is capital market friendly this time unlike the past when the measures announced ended up negatively ... the market to positively react to the budget announcement today, where optimism is likely to stem from measures announced related to capital markets. capital

In a first step of its kind amongst regional markets, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced it has granted Equities First Holdings, LLC (EFH), a global lender and a leader in shareholder financing solutions, an approval to provide Repurchase (Repo) transactions. The nod permits EFH to ...
Analysts have, in the past, suggested that areas such as asset management are particularly ripe for disruption by big players. Thanks to a sharp decrease in actively managed funds in favor of passive investments, and a history of firms such as China's Alibaba making inroads into money markets, ...
Height Capital Markets weighs in on a Sacramento Superior Court judge's tentative ruling that PG&E (NYSE:PCG) is liable under the concept of inverse condemnation for the 2015 Butte fire. "We expect PCG will appeal the verdict as soon as it is adopted. Attention now shifts to hearings scheduled for ...
Globalisation, the removal of capital controls and financial market regulatory convergence, over the past 30 years has ensured that financial markets have moved from being segmented and independent, based on either regional geography or level of market development, to being more integrated.

Stylianou originally joined Saxo Capital Markets back in mid-2015. The entirety of his career has been focused on the financial services space, working in a number of different venues. During his time at Saxo Capital Markets, he held the role of Head of Legal and Compliance and Company Secretary.
Michael Oliver was a guest on this week's radio program. Michael provides his always astute reading of commodity and financial markets. Michael Oliver entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Hutton's International Commodity Division, NYC. He studied under ...
At the core of European officials' concerns about cryptocurrencies are the same concerns over cyber risks – threats to financial markets. In the report, it is noted that cyber risks have become a significant and highly escalating threat to investor protection, the financial markets and their stability worldwide.
Foreign investors have pulled out nearly Rs 8,000 crore from the Indian capital markets so far this month due to 'considerable' volatility in global markets on account of the ongoing trade negotiations and firming up of bond yields. Last month, there was an inflow of Rs 11,654 crore in equities last month and ...
The world's largest real estate manager and investment behemoth Blackstone Group is pushing aggressively into real estate sectors it believes will thrive in a rising-interest-rate environment. That includes U.S. and Spanish housing, Indian office buildings, global logistics and life science office buildings.
Malaysia's financial markets have been "very calm" as the country enters election season, with investors apparently concluding that nothing much will change on the political front. But there could be surprises ahead which the markets have not priced in, said Selena Ling, head of treasury research and ...
Higher capital markets income, growth in interest income and improving credit quality carried the day for Regions Financial, which reported double-digit earnings growth in the first quarter. Net income for the $123 billion-asset Regions grew 37% from the year-ago period to $414 million. Earnings per share ...
The Fed has been oh-so-gradually pushing up on the cost of money, an overnight rate, but only this week has that up-pushing (from “underneath” as traders would say) moved long-term rates, specifically the 10-year T-note, which defines mortgages and a lot else. Article image credited to Tanarch / ...
WATCHING financial markets can be like watching a horror film. A character walks into the darkness alone. A floorboard creaks. The latest spooky sign is the spread between the three-month dollar London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) and the overnight index swap (OIS) rate. It usually hovers at around ...
It is said that when UK prime minister Tony Blair left office, he did not how to use a mobile phone. The next generation of leaders saw US president Barack Obama not only using an iPhone but also sending out a few anodyne words on Twitter. Donald Trump has become the Tweeter-in-Chief, making daily ...

Iran capital market's trade value reached 2.47 quadrillion rials ($58.8 billion) in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2018), growing 26.6% compared to the year before, the head of Securities and Exchange Organization said. Shapour Mohammadi made the remark at the inauguration of the 11th ...
By Hajare El Khaldi. Rabat – The London Stock Exchange (LSE) hosts the third edition of 'Morocco Capital Markets Days' on Monday, April 16. Organized by LSE and the Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE), in collaboration with the Moroccan Embassy in Great Britain, this annual event aims to promote ...
There is always something new in the legal arena, right? Below is news that JPMorgan Chase is pursuing remedies. Is it “legal” for Zillow to compete with real estate agents, or private investors, or to out-bid individuals or families in buying a house? My guess is “yes,” and they have plenty of lawyers to make ...
Shareholders of Oando Plc have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun for what they described as her "unwholesome interference" in the nation's capital market. The shareholders also accused the minister of "unnecessarily meddling" with the ...
Joshua Madsen, assistant professor in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, studied the impact weather can have on the financial markets and is available for comment. Joshua Madsen, Ph.D. “Weather doesn't affect computers or algorithms. It impacts people. We decided to ...
Financial market experts have linked nation's slow economic growth to weak institutional and regulatory framework, urging government to rise up to the responsibility of monitoring and enforcing sanctions across various agencies. They also re-emphasised the need for the regulators to improve their ...
The securities, banking and insurance sectors in the European Union (EU) face multiple risks, the latest report on risks and vulnerabilities by the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) shows. The ESA report for the second half of 2017 outlines the following risks as potential ...
Mike Mendelsohn, senior director of capital markets and project finance at the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) left the trade group this month. By Sasha Padbidri; 12 Apr 2018. Mendelsohn led SEIA's finance-focused working groups, including the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) working group, which aims to open ...
The decision by the US Treasury last week to designate a number of Russian oligarchs and companies as sanctioned entities, in an effort to curb the country's “worldwide malign activity”, has transformed investor sentiment and led to buyers fleeing Russia across debt and equities, write Sam Kerr and ...
Yelena Dunaevsky is the assistant managing editor in Bloomberg Law's Corporate & Transactional unit, with more than 15 years of experience in capital markets and securities law. Yelena oversees Bloomberg Law's reference content covering securities offerings, corporate finance transactions and other ...
Amazon's stock price slid on Monday after President Donald Trump attacked the company on Twitter for the second time in less than a week, showing that the president's whims can wreak havoc on a company's stock price. But a broader look at markets – equities, bonds and currencies – shows that Trump's ...
High-frequency trading is a well-known feature of modern finance, but does the astonishing speed at which some firms operate negatively affect markets and investors? Does the technology required to compete with the fastest market participants open the door to oligopolies? Does the risk of "sniping" ...
The President, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr. Oluwaseyi Abe, commenting on the situation said the delay prevented announcement of policy direction on some critical monetary tools which would have enhanced investment decision in both the money and capital markets. He stated: “The ...
... the benefit from the adoption of employee comp tax accounting expected to drop, Bisbee sees some upward pressure on the tax rate, putting downward pressure on EPS growth in future years. Despite the near-term caution, RBC Capital Markets remains positive on Bright Horizons' longer-tern potential.
We do exactly the same thing in the financial market. When you do not get a loan from bank, where do you get the money from? An NBFC! The rate of interest may be higher but once you show your credibility of servicing a loan, then that is when you get enabled for a banking loan at a lower rate. That kind ...
Mark Austen, chief executive officer of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA). Photo: ASIFMA. China has made further commitments to speed up the reform and opening-up of its capital markets, but despite high-profile moves, there is still a long path ahead. Last year, China ...
The annual Capital Markets University Challenge, which kicked off on March 6 in Southern Province, ends this afternoon with 21 students competing to win part of the Rwf4 million that is up for grabs. The competition, which has been going for the past three weeks, has quiz and essay writing categories.
The slow, steady expansion of the economy (one of the longest expansion cycles on record) and the current favorable market conditions, along with the recently enacted reduction in corporate taxes — which could drive earnings expansion — have fueled optimism for robust capital markets activity in 2018.
Apparently worried by the long wait for the return of Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the stock exchange, investors have stressed the need for government to develop focused strategies that will economically empower indigenous firms and multinationals, as well as stimulate their investments' interest.
Events are coming so fast in bunches and connected and separate that it's hard to sort noise and style from substance. The Fed met this week, concluding with Chair Powell's first press conference and new projections for the cost of money. In any other month or year or decade the Fed news would have ...
AIM-focused stockbroker Cenkos Securities PLC (LON:CNKS) warned financial markets were heading into dangerous waters with investor confidence waning. FTSE100 has fallen by 10% this year with the Dow Jones Industrial Average some 4% down and Anthony Hotson, Cenkos's chief executive, said ...
Events are coming so fast in bunches and connected and separate that it's hard to sort noise and style from substance. The Fed met this week, concluding with Chair Powell's first press conference and new projections for the cost of money. In any other month or year or decade the Fed news would have ...
Four finance company bosses whose trial on financial crime charges was aborted after an "unprecedented" mistake by the Financial Markets Authority have been awarded a combined $115,000. It was only a partial legal victory for the men, three of whom face a retrial due to start on July 16, as they had ...
ACI Uganda, a non- profit financial markets association is one such organisation. It serves Uganda's financial sector and is affiliated to ACI Financial Markets Association (ACIFMA), the global body established in 1955 that is focused on enhancing best market practice and supporting financial market ...
One of the most important tools for capital mobilisation is a capital market (such as the Lusaka Securities Exchange, and Bond and Derivatives Exchange). Broadly speaking, capital markets are places where investors buy stock or invest in bonds today with a promise or an expectation of more money in the ...
Stocks fell sharply and investors rushed to safety in bonds, as they fear trade moves by the Trump administration could lead to broader trade wars that could hurt the global economy and corporate profits. The Trump administration plans to announce $50 billion in tariffs against China later Thursday, and ...
"We are on a mission to build a better capital market. We know that there are massive inefficiencies in the capital markets from pre-trade processing to post-trade processing to how we manage identity and know-your-customer [processes],” Unger said. “The capital markets today are paper-based processes ...
Online student loan refinancing company CommonBond is looking for a capital markets director as it broadens the range of its structured product offerings. By Sasha Padbidri; 21 Mar 2018. The search for new talent follows a period of strong growth for the company, which experienced a 250% increase in year-over-year ...
A little closer to the financial markets, the Trump administration continued to weigh a heavy hand in corporate mergers and acquisitions. On March 12, Trump blocked what would have been the technology industry's largest M&A deal in history by blocking Broadcom's $117 billion bid for chipmaker ...
Gold prices posted a decent showing Monday in the face of weakness in the U.S. equity market. After hitting its lowest in more than two weeks, the gold price rose on Monday ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting at which investors widely expect the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate and ...
Brexit stability threat: Bank of England warns of 'material risks' to financial markets. THE Bank of England (BoE) has warned “material risks” remain which threaten the stability of the UK's £26trillion derivatives markets with the European Union after Brexit. By Darius McQuaid. PUBLISHED: 20:57, Fri, Mar 16, ...
KARACHI: Institute of Financial Markets Pakistan (IFMP) launched a specialised diploma in capital markets in collaboration with National University of Sciences and Technology for individuals interested in pursuing careers in capital markets, a statement said on Friday. Estimates indicate that more than one ...
The continuing positive developments and global interest in the country's Green Bond issue. Members noted that the issuance of Fijian Green Bonds is a positive development for the domestic capital markets as it expands the number of instruments available, provides an excellent tool for financing green ...


 

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