The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) has selected SWIFTNet Fix to trade electronically with five of its brokers. GIC has established connectivity to five international broker-houses via SWIFT’s new IP-based messaging service, SWIFTNet FIX and began testing trade order messages using SWIFTNet FIX in March 2004. Further expansion of connectivity and trading access through SWIFTNet FIX to more counterparties is envisaged in a second phase.
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
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.