Treasurydealer Ltd has revealed it is currently testing a firm financing module which will enable banks to borrow fixed income inventory far more efficiently from securities lenders. The new functionality allows borrowers and securities lenders to borrow and lend fixed income securities in a tailored, private and efficient manner. The Treasurydealer platform centralizes fixed income securities borrowing/lending whilst providing participants a fully flexible environment that provides efficiency whilst accommodating existing trading relationships. The new module provides a fully automated system that enables efficient price discovery and price distribution as well as price negotiation. This is done with no need for participants to write tickets as this is all handled electronically to enable straight through processing.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.