Liquidnet, a global institutional trading network, has launched a Fixed Income dark pool that it says facilitates direct, peer-to-peer trading of corporate bonds among asset managers in the US, Canada and Europe, creating what it says is a much-needed hub of institutional liquidity.
If the data compiled by the European Repo Council of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) are accurate, growth in Europe's repo market has stalled and market outstandings are nearly 3 percent down on a year ago.
Asset manager Capital Group has opened a new office in Zurich. It says the office will play an important part in a drive to further strengthen its relationships with global, regional and local financial institutions.
CME Group, the derivatives marketplace, and China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), a trading platform and pricing centre for China's yuan and related products, have signed an agreement on co-operation to explore opportunities and promote each other's market infrastructure and products.
He indicated when he left West Ham that he'd expect a Premier League club to come knocking around Christmas. He does, after all, have a reputation for getting the most out of mediocre players and Liverpool have plenty of those and his direct no-nonsense style would be no worse to watch than the fare on offer in Kenny Dalglish's brief post-Hodgson stint.
Stichting Bedrijfspensioenfonds voor het Bakkersbedrijf (Bpf Bakkers), the €3.4bn Dutch pension scheme for the bakery sector, has mandated State Street to provide a range of investment servicing solutions.
Is the Federal Reserve behind the curve? That is one of the important issues raised by Schroders' chief economist and strategist Keith Wade in his consideration of the factors weighing on the Federal Reserve's decision yesterday to hold rates.