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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in July 2010
Execution Quality:Electronic Order Books Dominate
Commentary  |  7/28/2010  | 
New reports from Celent on Execution Quality in NYSE and Nasdaq stocks found that electronic order books (EOBs) such as BATS, Nasdaq, NYSE Arca and Direct Edge's EDGA and EDGX, are leading performers when speed and price are taken into account, but the NYSE specialists/DMMs are the fastest, except for small orders.
Europe's Bank Stress Tests Not So Tough
News  |  7/26/2010  | 
Europe's banks largely passed tests designed to show how they'd fare if the region had a double-dip recession. But there's still questions being asked about the toughness of the tests.
Financial Advisors Spend 23 Hours A Week Online, Mobile Use Increasing
News  |  7/23/2010  | 
A survey by kasina of 536 financial advisors revealed that intranets are still the most commonly accessed sites, while social media use continues to increase and more than two-thirds share content with clients.
Lupus alpha Taps Interxion for Colocation and Access to Market Data
News  |  7/22/2010  | 
Buy-side firm will host IT applications in Frankfurt hub for sub-millisecond trading strategies.
Finra Hits Deutsche Bank With $7.5 Million Fine Over Subprime Reporting
News  |  7/21/2010  | 
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said it fined Deutsche Bank with a $7.5 million fine for misrepresenting the percentage of delinquent mortgages in the prospectus of six subprime residential mortgage-backed securities issued in 2006.
Fidessa Names Robert Thompson as President of North American Buy-Side Business
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
Consolidates oversight of buy and sell sides of the North American market.
Sophis Seals Contract With China Re Asset Management
News  |  7/16/2010  | 
The Sophis VALUE system includes front-to-back office, risk management, and centralized data management modules.
China Re Asset Management Selects Sophis VALUE
News  |  7/15/2010  | 
First mainland Chinese insurance company to adopt international portfolio management system and integrated STP process.
Active Investor Market Offers Growth Opportunity For Online Brokerages
News  |  7/14/2010  | 
New Celent reports finds that by 2012, the active investor market will reach 16 million investors, making up 40% of the self-directed market. But online brokerages will need to enhance their platforms to remain competitive.
Smaller Banks Less Likely to Repay TARP
News  |  7/14/2010  | 
The Congressional Oversight Panel warns smaller U.S. banks with assets below $100 billion are less likely to be able to repay TARP money.
Woodbine Assoc. Names Sean Owens Director, Fixed Income/Derivatives
News  |  7/9/2010  | 
Former trader brings experience in fixed income and OTC derivatives to new role in research and consulting.
Paradice Investment Management Went Live With Eze OMS
News  |  7/8/2010  | 
Sydney-based asset manager looks to ConvergEx Eze Castle system to handle global trading and compliance.
OTR Global Opens Boston Agency Desk; Turns Focus On High Touch Trading and Research
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
Hires two seasoned traders in Boston with focus on leveraging OTR's independent research and high touch service to add value to institutional customers.

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