Investment managers have begun repositioning themselves for the possible return of rising inflation, as world economies respond to fiscal stimulus packages and looser monetary policy put in place by governments and central banks.
Municipal borrowers prepare for new issuance surge as CUSIP request volume climbs for second straight month
CUSIP Global Services (CGS) has reported a surge in request volume for new municipal securities identifiers, and a decline in such requests for corporate debt issuers.
Ina Invest has listed its shares on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX), making it the exchange’s first company listing in 2020. The opening price was CHF24.30 per share, resulting in a market capitalization of CHF215 million.
Global investor confidence was not much uplifted in May, growing only 0.3 points to a reading of 73.3, where a reading of 100 would be neutral.
The World Federation of Exchanges, an industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has drawn attention in a report to measures the industry has taken to become more resilient to cyber-attacks during the pandemic, as exchanges and CCPs across the world successfully moved to operate remotely.
Chicago-based derivatives marketplace CME Group is set to launch options on its Micro E-mini S&P 500 and Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contracts. The new options will be available for trading in the fall of 2020, pending regulatory review.
Refinitiv is expanding its data distribution agreement with Yieldbroker to provide Bank Bills pricing to customers. The partnership enables Refinitiv to provide market participants with information relating to short-term funding, balance sheet management, hedging strategies, necessary instrument valuation, and risk management.
“Investors can no longer afford to ignore China”: Value Partners outlines the case for ‘Riding the Dragon’
China’s response to the coronavirus crisis will only speed its ascent to become the world’s largest economy, argues Hong Kong asset manager Value Partners in its newly published whitepaper, outlining the case for investing in the country.
Markets are pricing in a V-shaped recovery, which may be too optimistic considering current valuations and the extent of the drawdown, according to the latest analysis from NN Investment Partners.
The Opus Global Growth Fund has become the first fund established in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to be listed on a recognised European stock exchange, after joining The International Stock Exchange (TISE).