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Jon Moulton, TISE

TISE marks launch in Isle of Man

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 08:15

The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has launched its presence in the Isle of Man. »

Carolyn Gelling, TISE

CISE completes rebrand to TISE

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:27

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) has completed its rebrand to The International Stock Exchange (TISE). »

Essa Kazim, Borse Dubai

Nasdaq and Borse Dubai sign market technology deal

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:53

Nasdaq and Borse Dubai have signed an agreement to bolster the technological infrastructure of Dubai’s stock exchanges, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, and improve post-trade practices. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, CISE

CISE set to rebrand as TISE

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:54

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) is to rebrand as The International Stock Exchange (TISE) from early March. The Exchange, which is headquartered in Guernsey and opened an office in Jersey in 2015, will also launch a presence in the Isle of Man next month. »

NYSE to acquire National Stock Exchange

NYSE to acquire National Stock Exchange

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 08:53

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is to acquire the National Stock Exchange (NSX). »

Ian Banks, HSBC

HSBC enables Clearstream customers to access China’s bond market

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 09:52

HSBC has partnered with Clearstream to enable customers of the international central securities depository (ICSD) to access China’s Interbank Bond Market (CIBM). »

Robert Scharfe, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Luxembourg launches world’s first Green Exchange

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:36

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) has become the first stock exchange to introduce a platform for green financial instruments – the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) which has gone live this week. »

Emerging market countries enjoy relatively low indebtedness

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 10:01

ETF provider Source has conducted new analysis that shows  the relatively low indebtedness of emerging market (EM) countries, with Russia and Indonesia among the ‘stars’ that have shrinking debt burdens financed domestically.  »

EEX conducts first EU emissions auction under new CAP2 contract

EEX conducts first EU emissions auction under new CAP2 contract

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 08:02

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has conducted the first primary market auction under the new CAP2 contract on behalf of the participating 25 EU member states. »

Gide assists Veolia Environnement with first issue of Panda Bonds

Gide assists Veolia Environnement with first issue of Panda Bonds

Fri, 02/09/2016 - 09:56

Gide has advised Veolia Environnement on the first issue of Panda Bonds, Renminbi denominated bonds issued on the Chinese domestic bond market, by a French issuer. »

Nasdaq extends market surveillance contract with BM&F Bovespa

Nasdaq extends market surveillance contract with BM&F Bovespa

Fri, 19/08/2016 - 07:49

Nasdaq has extended its contract with BM&F Bovespa – the largest stock exchange in Latin America – for the use of the SMARTS Market Surveillance platform across Brazil's equities, commodities and futures markets. »

Changes planned for Alternative Investment Funds on Nasdaq Copenhagen

Changes planned for Alternative Investment Funds on Nasdaq Copenhagen

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 14:12

Nasdaq Nordic is planning to make changes to the Alternative Investment Funds market on Nasdaq Copenhagen. »

Nikko Asset Management shifts economic forecast down moderately following Brexit

Nikko Asset Management shifts economic forecast down moderately following Brexit

Fri, 01/07/2016 - 08:17

Despite the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, Nikko Asset Management’s Global Investment Committee (GIC) does not think economies or risk markets will crash, but adds that it is hard to be enthusiastic about the prospects for the post-Brexit world over the next few quarters. »

Brexit and markets: What next?

Brexit and markets: What next?

Mon, 27/06/2016 - 16:31

Larry Hatheway (pictured), Group Chief Economist and Head of Multi Asset Portfolio Solutions at GAM, looks at what happens next following the UK’s vote to leave the EU… »

Firms disappointed by MSCI China decision

Thu, 16/06/2016 - 08:33

The recent announcement by MSCI in its 2016 Market Classification Review of its decision to delay including China A-shares in its indices has raised comments from firms investing in China.  »

Goldilocks levels for US home inventories

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 13:40

After bottoming out at 63.4 per cent in summer 2015, the US home ownership rate has been gradually increasing. January and February of this year saw the Case-Schiller home price index flatten, indicating that there was neither an excess nor shortage of homes for sale – the market has reached Goldilocks levels. »

MaKro enters global macro analysis market

MaKro enters global macro analysis market

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 09:47

MaKro is aiming to set a new standard in global macro analysis by combining predictive analytics with quantitative political and economic risk loss data to deliver best-in-class market insight and company-specific risk probabilities and loss estimates.  »

James Klempster

Has quantitative easing lost the ability to boost markets?

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 17:48

James Klempster (pictured), head of portfolio management at Momentum Global Investment Management asks, has quantitative easing become a victim of its own success? »

Vincent Nobel

The case for UK real estate debt in 2016

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 17:39

The growing scarcity of bank lending in the commercial property sector continues to create opportunities for alternative debt providers seeking to generate secure income. Now, a slowdown in property price growth has further improved prospects for the asset class, says Vincent Nobel (pictured), Head of Real Estate Debt at Hermes Investment Management… »

Dominic Wheatley

Asian market reassured by Guernsey’s ‘Brexit’ position

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 15:46

Guernsey’s offer of stability for international business during a period of uncertainty around the relationship between the UK and the European Union has been well received in Asia. »

Glyn Owen, Momentum

Stay invested

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 13:27

Although the global environment is challenging, uncertainties about growth are acute and a period of consolidation in markets is now likely, says Glyn Owen (pictured), Investment Director at Momentum GIM… »

Institutional investors shouldn’t rule out Japan, says Cambridge Associates

Institutional investors shouldn’t rule out Japan, says Cambridge Associates

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 09:11

Conventional wisdom says Japan's economy continues to flounder. Many commentators say earnings at Japanese companies are starting to decline given recent yen strength, and the country's economy will be swept up in macroeconomic instability from China's markets. »

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Investec Wealth & Investment on the potential impact of a Brexit

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:01

John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investment Wealth & Investment considers the potential impact of a leave vote in the UK's forthcoming EU membership referendum… »

EBS Market moves to real-time FX Market Data

EBS Market moves to real-time FX Market Data

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 09:16

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's market-leading electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, is redesigning its premium FX market data service, EBS Live, and will move to streaming real-time market data. »

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Why the opening up of China's bond market is welcome

Fri, 26/02/2016 - 08:53

Following the People's Bank of China's announcement yesterday that it will be removing quotas on its bond market, Schroders' Head of Asian Fixed Income, Rajeev De Mello, welcomes the opening of the bond market to long-term investors and sees it as a significant step in the further integration of the Chinese capital markets into global markets… »

David Absolon

US recession risks are rising

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 13:30

When the Fed ended its zero interest rate policy in December, financial markets welcomed the move believing it to be a sign of confidence in the US economy. Very quickly, however, sentiment has turned, and investors are now questioning whether the Fed’s policy move was a mistake, as markets discount an increasing risk of a US recession. But, says David Absolon (pictured), Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, we need to ask ourselves, has the US economy fundamentally changed since December? »

David Lamb

Carney has ‘egg left on his face’

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 12:27

David Lamb (pictured), head of dealing at the forex specialists FEXCO, on Mark Carney’s latest press conference…  »

Tim Edwards

European markets within a whisker of “bear market” territory

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 14:01

Tim Edwards (pictured), Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices has analysed European markets for January and notes that it was a difficult month across the board… »

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The real concern for Apple is China

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:44

Mark Hawtin, Investment Director, GAM, on the challenges facing Apple… »

John Chatfeild-Roberts

Nervous markets call for a calm approach

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:41

The first three weeks of 2016 have been a difficult time in global stock markets, but in reality little has changed except perception. John Chatfeild-Roberts (pictured), head of strategy, Jupiter Independent Funds Team, outlines some of the opportunities and risks in the current market environment, as well as the importance of patience when investing over the long term… »

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