Another day, another blockchain-based story, but this one, we are promised, is different as it is announcing a product product going live this month with real clients raising real debt of a functioning platform.
French president-elect Emmanuel Macron’s reform agenda should be positive for economic growth in France, argues investment manager Schroders. As political risk falls, investors can now turn their focus to the corporate earnings recovery, it says.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has today announced that Dave Ireland will return to SSGA as the new global head of defined contribution. Based in Boston, Ireland will report to Barry FX Smith, head of the Americas institutional client group.
Broadridge Financial Solutions says that Investor Communications Japan (ICJ), a joint venture of Broadridge and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), has exceeded 800 participating share-issuing companies on its electronic proxy voting platform.
FundRock Management Company SA, an independent Luxembourg UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) third-party management company and AIFM (Alternative Investment Fund Manager), reports that it has received a new mandate. F
Members of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), the global trade association for cross-border bond markets, have elected a new chairman and new board members at the ICMA AGM in Luxembourg.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, says that Valentino (Val) Wotton has been appointed managing director, DTCC Deriv/SERV, effective August 29, 2017.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has today announced a record quarter which it says is driven by a growing membership and the success of recent innovations designed to help corporate bond traders uncover additional liquidity.
Modern Financial Market Theory is exceptionally complex and often counter-intuitive, but it would seem the algorithms underlying post-2016 markets all seem to function the same way: however bad it sounds, it's not! Whatever was said or whatever happened...it's likely to be good, so buy!