The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Markets (RBS Financial Markets) has gone live with a service in Pfandbriefe and covered bonds on Bloomberg Electronic Trading (BET) & TradeWeb. The bank said the service would allow it to provide a broader electronic product range to investor customers whilst demonstrating to frequent borrowers the bank’s commitment to provision of secondary market liquidity in their issues. RBS Financial Markets already offers customers electronic execution of government and supranational bonds on TradeWeb and government bonds, supranational bonds, corporate bonds, structured notes & interest rate swaps on BET.
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.