SIA will launch, by the end of the year, two new technological services to enable each investor to identify the best financial market in which to carry out its investment transactions and manage the relationship with the broker by means of an ‘electronic contract’. The ‘execution navigator’ and the ‘electronic contract’ integrate the features of SIA-EAGLE. The company says this will allow, on one hand, the integration, consolidation and real-time comparison of the execution alternatives at the various trading venues and, on the other hand, prove to the investor, by means of regular reporting, the attainment of the best available conditions in terms of profitability, cost and timing, in line with the contractually defined execution strategy.
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.