Research from Greenwich Associates suggests that European institutions investing in fixed income could soon find themselves squeezed between the need to increase returns and efforts by financial regulators to improve transparency and impose stricter standards for best execution. With interest rates at historic lows, institutional investors have begun turning to complex instruments that can boost returns while hopefully mitigating some risks. A report from Greenwich Associates analyzes European fixed-income investors’ move into complex products such as credit and interest-rate derivatives, CDOs, and other structured products, and examines the role that the uncertain regulatory environment is playing in the decision-making within these institutions.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
APIs may be a solution to MT940 challenges, says Karen Fagan, treasury operation manager, for British television company, ITV.
Kicking off the first day of the Singapore Fintech Festival, issues with cryptocurrencies were addressed by MIT media labs director, Joi Ito, and panels of technology leaders discussed how they’re using data analytics.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
How nation first politics can impact global financial organisations It’s clear that data and regulation are the two key topics that are ... read more