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FIS: Technology, entertainment and energy take top spots
09 November 2016 | London
Technology, entertainment and energy companies earned the most short interest for the week beginning 28 November, according to the FIS Astec Analytics hot stocks list... Read more

SIFMA calls for regulatory impact assessment
09 December 2016 | Washington DC
SIFMA's managing director has urged the US House of Representatives to assess the cumulative impact of regulation on short-term financing, identifying “potential, but not exhaustive, areas of concern”... Read more

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Measuring success through data
Feature: Nickolas Delikaris of State Street discusses balance sheet and regulatory woes, and the need for efficient data analytics in securities lending Read more

Mexico
Country profile: Federico Ortega Gilly of Mexico’s Nacional Financiera explains why his country’s securities lending market is ripe for foreign investment Read more

Jerry Friedhoff :: Broadridge Financial Solutions
Interview: Jerry Friedhoff, managing director of securities finance and collateral management at Broadridge, explains how an efficient technology infrastructure can be the salvation of securities lending participants Read more

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FIS: Technology, entertainment and energy take top spots
09 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Technology, entertainment and energy companies earned the most short interest for the week beginning 28 November, according to the FIS Astec Analytics hot stocks list... Read more
ING launch synthetics PB platform for buy side
08 December 2016 | New York
ING Capital Markets has launched a synthetic prime brokerage platform to address hedge funds’ demand for cross-asset portfolio swap products... Read more

Cowen goes-live with PB platform
07 December 2016 | London
Cowen Group has onboarded the first customers to its newly-launched international prime brokerage business following an extensive acquisition and hiring campaign... Read more

India to maintain repo/reverse repo rates
07 December 2016 | New Delhi
The Reserve Bank of India is keeping its policy repo rate at 6.25 percent after a unanimous vote of the monetary policy committee on 7 December... Read more

Asian exchanges bolster lendable securities lists
06 December 2016 | Shanghai
The Shanghai Stock Exchange, in concert with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has significantly increased the number of underlying stocks available for securities lending, while also loosening the reins on margin trading rules... Read more

Shorters round on retailers despite Trump bump-up
05 December 2016 | London
US retailer Restoration Hardware has attracted more than double the short interest than any other firm in North America in the week ahead of earnings, according to an IHS Markit research note... Read more

OneChicago enjoys volume boost in November
02 December 2016 | Chicago
Securities finance exchange OneChicago saw its trading volume increase by 35 percent year-over-year as of November... Read more

PIMCO fined $20m for ETF ‘odd lots’ disclosure failure
02 December 2016 | Washington DC
Investment management firm PIMCO has been fined $20 million by the US SEC for misleading investors about the performance of one its first actively managed ETFs... Read more

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Interviews
Measuring success through data
Nickolas Delikaris of State Street discusses balance sheet and regulatory woes, and the need for efficient data analytics in securities lending Read more

UK sunk my battleship
The regulatory board is set and the pieces are moving. Now all the industry has to do is play to win in 2017, as the latest conferences revealed Read more

Standardising performance measurement
Beneficial owners must diversify to optimise their lending programmes and meet the challenges of today’s market. DataLend’s Nancy Allen explains Read more

Miami bound
RMA’s director of securities lending, Fran Garritt, gives the industry a flavour of what it can expect from the association’s 33rd securities lending conference Read more

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Mexico
Federico Ortega Gilly of Mexico’s Nacional Financiera explains why his country’s securities lending market is ripe for foreign investment Read more

Russia
Russia’s National Settlement Depository has had a busy year making its securities finance market more robust and attractive to outside investors. The CSD’s Alina Akchurina explains the innovations being implemented Read more

South Africa
South Africa’s securities lending industry is on the verge of embracing a modern T+3 settlement cycle that could boost the country’s market Read more

Canada
Experts on Canada’s securities lending industry discuss the market’s qualities compared to others, finding it to be a strong source of HQLAs Read more

Asia
A difficult end to 2015 has not deterred securities borrowers and lenders in Asia, where certain markets enjoyed significant growth and offered new opportunities Read more

France
France’s institutional investors establishing discretionary securities lending programmes are benefitting from increased levels of control and flexibility Read more

Brazil
Brazil is Latin America’s biggest market, but some agent lenders are still seeing its central counterparty model as a barrier to further growth Read more

Greece
As Greek and EU ministers continue to debate the country’s third bailout, financial market participants are reacting to the uncertainty, including short sellers Read more

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Jerry Friedhoff
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Jerry Friedhoff, managing director of securities finance and collateral management at Broadridge, explains how an efficient technology infrastructure can be the salvation of securities lending participants Read more

Anthony Caserta
Dennis Shikar
Anthony Caserta and Dennis Shikar of Natixis explain how the bank’s stable of products can help its clients to navigate the challenges they face in this space Read more

Markus Büttner
Comyno
Markus Büttner of Comyno reveals what his company is working on and outlines the most pressing challenges of the moment Read more

Tred
McIntire
Tred McIntire, formerly head of Goldman Sachs Agency Lending and a member of the RMA executive committee, gives his thoughts on how the securities finance industry has developed during his long tenure Read more

Jerry Friedhoff, Broadridge
Alastair Chisholm, 4sight
Jerry Friedhoff of Broadridge and Alastair Chisholm of 4sight explain Broadridge’s June 2016 acquisition of 4sight, and what it means for their clients Read more

Robert Sackett
Wells Fargo Securities
Wells Fargo Securities is reinvigorating its securities finance system with fresh talent, and it’s looking for new growth opportunities. Robert Sackett explains Read more

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