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Peter Rippon, OpenGamma

PIMCO adopts OpenGamma analytics to reduce margin costs for derivatives

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:32

Global investment management firm PIMCO is using OpenGamma’s analytics as part of its operational processes to optimise derivatives margin for its clients. »

IQ-EQ appoints new MD of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:00

Global investor services group, IQ-EQ, has appointed Colin Targett as Managing Director of its Bermuda and Cayman Islands operations.  »

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GPIF suspends stock lending

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 08:02

GPIF, the Japanese Government pension fund and the largest pool of retirement savings in the world, has suspended stock lending in a move that will have implications for short-sellers including hedge funds. »

Liontrust expands distribution in Iberia

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:50

Liontrust has recruited Gonzalo Thomé to expand the company’s distribution in Spain, Portugal and Andorra. »

Joe Moynihan, Jersey Finance

Socially responsible investing and next generation set to drive growth in Islamic finance

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:39

Demand for Islamic finance solutions is set to increase in the GCC and Middle East in the next five years, according to a new report ‘The Evolution of Wealth Management in the World of Islamic Finance 2019’, commissioned by Jersey Finance and Hubbis. »

Sackers appoints Senior Counsel

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:12

Sackers has promoted Arshad Khan from Associate Director to the new role of Senior Counsel, with effect from 1 December 2019. »

Jim Warren, SEI

SEI launches developer portal 

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:52

SEI has launched the SEI Developer Portal (the Portal), a global, self-service offering featuring SEI’s suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) for web, mobile, single-page, and client/server development. »

Smart Data analytics to play key role in reducing buyside & sellside trading costs

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:50

New research produced by GreySpark Partners, a global capital markets consultancy, examines the role that a new breed of Big Data known as Smart Data can play in maximising the value of the client-facing and operational data assets continually maintained by buyside and sellside firms in the daily running of cash equities, fixed income and currencies (FIC) trading businesses. »

IHS Markit authorised as Benchmark Administrator in the Netherlands

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:48

IHS Markit’s Dutch entity, Markit NV has been authorised by the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) as benchmark administrator under the European Benchmark Regulation (BMR).  »

Alistair McGill, Broadridge

Broadridge launches new AI and machine learning platform for reconciliation, matching and exception management operations

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:47

Broadridge Financial Solutions has launched Broadridge Data Control Intelligent Automation, a new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform built to be deployed across industry-wide reconciliation, matching and exception management applications. »


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