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Saturday, 23 June 2018

Helen Bartholomew' s stories

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  • DTCC sees first cleared repo on buyside platform

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    The first trade on DTCC’s Centrally Cleared Institutional Tri-Party repo platform has been executed between Citadel and Morgan Stanley, following SEC approval for the new venture in May.

  • DERIVATIVES-NEX SEF goes live for NDFs

    Ticker | 06 July 2017

    NEX Group has launched its new swap execution facility, NEX SEF, offering Dodd-Frank compliant trading in non-deliverable FX forwards traded over the firm’s EBS platform.

  • DERIVATIVES-Midclear teams with GMEX for Lebanese CCP

    Ticker | 06 July 2017

    The first derivatives central counterparty clearinghouse in Lebanon is under development, paving the way for exchange-traded futures and options and over-the-counter swap products that could play a vital role in the country’s wider capital markets development.

  • CCP study raises concentration concerns

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    Revised guidelines for the resilience, recovery and resolution of central counterparty clearinghouses were issued today by a group of regulatory committees as part of an effort to plug gaps in rules aimed at avoiding taxpayer bailouts of the systemically important firms.

  • DERIVATIVES-Droit signs five banks for MiFID II compliance

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    Five large banks have signed up to the Droit regulatory compliance platform for derivatives and securities trading as they prepare for sweeping MiFID II reforms that take effect in January.

  • Swaps compression hits US$1 quadrillion

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    Derivatives users have eliminated more than US$1 quadrillion of notional outstanding in over-the-counter swaps through NEX Optimisation’s triReduce multilateral compression service since its 2003 launch by TriOptima.

  • As fintech grows, FSB says risks need to be watched

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    National authorities and international bodies should consider the impact of fintech on financial stability when undertaking regulatory risk assessments and developing regulatory frameworks, the Financial Stability Board has warned.

  • DERIVATIVES-Swaps compression hits US$1 quadrillion

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    Derivatives users have eliminated more than US$1 quadrillion of notional outstanding in over-the-counter swaps through NEX Optimisation’s triReduce multilateral compression service since its 2003 launch by TriOptima.

  • DERIVATIVES-Factors make multi-asset shift

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    Multi-asset risk factor strategies have dramatically outperformed traditional investments through the volatile macro environment of the last 12 months, accelerating expansion of the factor-based approach beyond its equity roots.

  • Magnifying glass

    FSB warns on macro risks posed by fintech

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    National authorities and international bodies should consider the impact of fintech on financial stability when undertaking regulatory risk assessments and developing regulatory frameworks, the Financial Stability Board has warned.