Capital Markets

MLPs: Back To The Futures

The MLP index pushed higher Monday and Tuesday to reach its highest point since 5/2, before falling back again the last 3 days of the week on weaker …

Stocks

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Slip On The Day, But Halt Weekly Streak Of Declines

10-year Treasury yield continues to linger below 2.30%<p>Treasury yields retreated on Friday as a batch of economic reports came in mixed ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, but a slight yield gain on the week was enough to halt a weekly string of declines for government bonds at two.<p>The yield for the …

United States

China's Debt Situation Is Worsening, But Short-Term Bullishness Can Make Sense

China was recently downgraded by Moody’s one notch to A1 from Aa3.<p>The primary rationale is that debt is growing too fast relative to nominal GDP and …

People's Bank of China

Tap a Capital Markets Team to Execute Smoother ETF Trades

If investors and financial advisors want large trades, especially in what is perceived as less liquid exchange traded funds, one should think about working with an ETF provider’s capital markets team to help execute a more efficient trading opportunity. ETF Trends publisher Tom Lydon spoke with …

Trading

IMDA, SGX team up to help tech SMEs access capital markets

SingaporeAS part of efforts to help SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) reap the benefits of the digital economy, the Infocomm Media …

Innovation

The many uses and benefits of blockchain

Blockchain applications are being developed in industries from capital markets to supply chains, and the speed at which they are coming to market is …

Bitcoin

Culture, not capital, is the problem for Europe’s startup industry

Supporters of the Capital Markets Union fail to appreciate the bigger problem facing Europe's entrepreneurs - investors' aversion to risk<p>There has …

Malaysia

Shale's Lesson For Creditors And Debtors

Debt hangs over key parts of the world's economy.<p>The combination of lenient bankruptcy laws, developed capital markets, and a de-stigmatizing …

Bankruptcy

Exclusive - EU looks to build alternative to London for capital market: document

| LONDON<p>Brexit has forced the European Union to rethink its flagship capital markets union (CMU) project and urgently look for ways to create an alternative financial market to London, according to a draft EU document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.<p>London is the bloc's biggest financial market by …

Brexit

EU to unveil capital markets union 2.0 in June

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission will announce new initiatives to re-configure its capital markets union project on June 7 to reflect …

Stock Markets

Fed May Still Hike in June, Although Odds are Receding

As rates fell hard on Wednesday, so too did expectations for future Fed rate hikes.<p>The <b>CME Group</b>'s FedWatch tool shows futures markets are now pricing …

Impeachy Keen

The "I" word is getting thrown around more and more in Washington.<p>What can we learn from past precedence?<p>What are the market implications of the most …

U.S. House of Representatives

FinReg|Alert – Solidifying the Network for Distributed Ledger Technology in Capital Markets

Solidifying the Network for Distributed Ledger Technology in Capital Markets<p><i>By Ralph Achkar, Colt</i> <i><br>Originally published on the TabbFORUM</i><p><i>Nearly 80</i> …

FinTech

Barclays just named a new team at the top of a $2 billion business

Barclays has named a new leadership team for its capital markets unit.<p>The bank announced last week that Joe McGrath will be the new global head of banking, and that John Miller will become the head of global industry coverage banking. Jean-Francois "JF" Astier was named head of the global capital …

Business

Emerging Markets ETFs: Bulls vs Bears

Emerging market exchange-traded funds are having a moment. <b>DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach</b> advised going long EM at the Sohn conference last …

Markets

Cleaning Out The Factor Zoo

The explosion of financial research in recent years has uncovered an expanding assortment of alpha-generating possibilities that presumably offer a …

Investing

Snap's user scale is not there: Pro

Neil Campling, head of global TMT research at Northern Trust Capital Markets, casts doubt on Snap by saying that very few companies can innovate in …

Northern Trust

The Era of Digital Has Arrived in Capital Markets, and Collaboration Will Pave the Way Forward

May 10, 2017  By : Elena Mesropyan<p>Until recently, the FinTech community globally has been deeply vested in conquering payments and lending …

FinTech

RBC in big U.S. investment banking push

Royal Bank of Canada seeks to capture as much as 4.5% of the $40 billion pool of U.S. investment-banking fees within three years as it expands …

Banking

Solidifying the Network for Distributed Ledger Technology in Capital Markets

DLT in Institutional Trading<p>We’re also seeing DLT-based applications make their way into the institutional trading side of the capital markets. It’s …

Bitcoin

OpenFin tech for capital markets goes open source

Application developers get free access<p>New York-based OpenFin has open sourced its core technology and is giving application developers free access to …

Software

Nasdaq's Blueprint for a New Era of Trading

With the Nasdaq index above 6000 and the bull market in its ninth year, many investors are looking to tax reform as the next economic driver. That’s a good bet. Last year the managing director of S&P Global Market Intelligence estimated that every percentage-point reduction in the corporate tax …

Opinion

Gold at 1-month low as dollar climbs, Fed holds rates

| NEW YORK/LONDON<p>Gold fell to a one-month low as the dollar firmed on Wednesday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged as expected and the market reduced expectations of a surprise win by France's far-right presidential candidate.<p>The Fed concluded its two-day meeting with a …

Business (India)

Gold falls as $US climbs, Fed holds rates

Gold has fallen to a one-month low as the US dollar firmed, after the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged as expected and the market …

Marine Le Pen

2017 SBBI Yearbook

The <i>2017 SBBI Yearbook: Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation: U.S. Capital Markets Performance by Asset Class 1926-2016</i> by Roger G. Ibbotson and …

Stocks

Artificial Intelligence Geared to Erase Capital Markets Jobs: Study

Capital markets firms could spend $1.5 billion on AI technologies this year, growing to $2.8 billion by 2021<p>Asset managers may soon join factory workers on the unemployment line, automated out of work. Artificial intelligence in various forms is expected to erase 230,000 jobs in capital markets by …

Artificial Intelligence

The Surging Appetite For Cloud-Based Services

By <i>David Easthope, SVP, Celent</i><p>David Easthope, SVP, Celent<p>How would you describe the role of a CIO today?<p>CIOs role has constantly been redefined as …

FinTech

Wall Street frets as capital markets trading activity trails off

Second quarter slowdown comes as volatility falls and investors become cautious<p>An eerie calm in capital markets is fuelling fears on Wall Street that …

Markets

Richard Gnodde said something important about Goldman’s trading jobs after Brexit

Richard Gnodde, chief executive of Goldman Sachs International, has released a podcast on the state of play at Goldman with regards to Brexit. It …

Investing

BMO Capital Markets: Amazon's 2017 Ad Revenue Could Top $3.5B

AdExchanger |Amazon's ad revenue may be way higher than previously thought. Like, three and a half times higher. According to new analysis from Dan …

Markets