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Preqin: Institutional investor appetite for CTA strategies growing

The number of institutional investors invested worldwide in commodity trading advisers increased more than threefold to 1,067 as of Dec. 31 from 331 at year-end 2008, new research from market tracker ...

June 09, 2016 | 03:10 pm

2 Deutsche Bank traders indicted for fraud connected to LIBOR manipulation

Two former Deutsche Bank traders were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges that they manipulated the U.S. dollar LIBOR rate benchmark for interest-rate contracts.

June 02, 2016 | 03:28 pm
Trade allocation policies being scrutinized by SEC

Trade allocation policies being scrutinized by SEC

Large institutional money managers undergoing routine examinations from the Securities and Exchange Commission are now being asked to disclose their trade allocation policies.

May 30, 2016

Bank for International Settlements sets principles for global FX code

Principles for more secure and transparent foreign-exchange trading were introduced Thursday by the Bank for International Settlements.

May 27, 2016 | 12:26 pm
Citibank to pay $425 million to settle currency benchmark manipulation charges

Citibank to pay $425 million to settle currency benchmark manipulation charges

Citibank will pay a total of $425 million to settle CFTC charges that the bank manipulated three currency-valuation benchmarks.

May 25, 2016 | 03:20 pm
CFTC tightens cross-border swaps rules for foreign-based subsidiaries of U.S. firms

CFTC tightens cross-border swaps rules for foreign-based subsidiaries of U.S. firms

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Tuesday approved rules toughening restrictions on uncleared cross-border swaps by foreign-based subsidiaries of U.S. financial services firms.

May 24, 2016 | 02:26 pm
Supreme Court rulings keep shareholder suits in state, set higher hurdles for plan participants

Supreme Court rulings keep shareholder suits in state, set higher hurdles for plan participants

The Supreme Court made it somewhat easier to bring shareholder and other lawsuits in state court, but harder for retirement plan participants to sue unless there is clear harm, in two decisions...

May 16, 2016 | 04:09 pm

Exchanges fight to grab more of ever-growing ETF market

Vertical integration is the hottest trend in indexing and exchange-traded products, and no area of the business has embraced that more readily than Wall Street itself.

May 16, 2016

AQR honors 2 groups of academics for annual Insight Award

Two sets of academics were named co-winners of the $100,000 AQR Insight Award, sponsored by AQR Capital Management, for their papers on the ability of contrast effects to distort market pricesand on...

May 13, 2016 | 12:01 am

7 banks to pay $324 million to resolve ISDAfix claims

Seven banks including Bank of America, Barclays Bank and Citigroup agreed to pay $324 million to settle claims they conspired to rig the ISDAfix benchmark, which is used in the sale of interest-rate...

May 04, 2016 | 10:12 am
Getting alpha (or not) from equity execution

Getting alpha (or not) from equity execution

Equity trading strategies increasingly are being seen through the lens of investment performance, with some sources referring to savings from reduced trading costs as alpha, not unlike what's...

May 02, 2016

BNY Mellon in negotiations to acquire DBV-X to enter European repo market

Bank of New York Mellon on Tuesday said it was in negotiations to acquire European repurchase trading venue DBV-X.

April 27, 2016 | 11:48 am
SEC proposal would track all U.S. equity and options trading

SEC proposal would track all U.S. equity and options trading

An SEC proposal approved Wednesday would create a single database to track all U.S. equity and options trading.

April 27, 2016 | 03:24 pm
SEC extends limit-up, limit-down trading pilot program

SEC extends limit-up, limit-down trading pilot program

The SEC on Thursday said it would extend the limit-up, limit-down stock-trading pilot, until April 21, 2017.

April 22, 2016 | 11:40 am
SEC to consider pilot program looking at exchange fees, broker rebates

SEC to consider pilot program looking at exchange fees, broker rebates

A subcommittee of an SEC panel charged with looking at potential reforms in equity market structure is recommending the agency create a pilot program to gauge the effects of cutting stock exchange...

April 21, 2016 | 02:33 pm