Equity

  • Commodity broker prints Swissie T2 with stock mart upside

    Marex, a commodity and derivatives broker, has raised tier two capital in the Swiss franc market through a structured note, which it says is the first to combine a tier two host with an embedded structured product — in this case, exposure to the SMI, the Swiss equity market index.

  • Structured products to remain under scrutiny at French banks

    Structured products to remain under scrutiny at French banks

    Société Générale and Natixis may face more questions over their equity derivatives businesses when they release their second-quarter results. The issue is whether their structured products are inherently problematic or simply suffered from freak events.

  • Critical hedge fund sees better way to do ESG

    Critical hedge fund sees better way to do ESG

    Environmental, social and governance investors have been patting themselves on the back this year because their funds have tended to outperform during the coronavirus crisis. But a San Francisco hedge fund believes they are doing a poor job of shielding investors from the general risk of the stockmarket and more quantitative methods would improve the outcome.

  • Cboe plans new derivs market within a year

    Cboe plans new derivs market within a year

    Cboe Global Markets intends to launch a new equity futures and options exchange in the first half of next year, following the completion of its purchase of EuroCCP.

  • EU moves fast on clearing resolution, knocks out open access

    EU moves fast on clearing resolution, knocks out open access

    The European Parliament reached a quicker than expected agreement on central counterparty clearing house recovery and resolution on Tuesday night, settling on a framework for second skin in the game requirements and also pushing open-access rules out for another year.

  • Citi clearing chief retires

    Citi clearing chief retires

    Jerome Kemp, global head of futures, clearing and collateral at Citi, and a leading figure in the derivatives clearing market, has retired after 36 years in the industry.

  • EQD investors start to look to US election

    EQD investors start to look to US election

    As equity derivatives investors and traders dust themselves off from the Covid-19 panic that gripped the market in spring, thoughts are turning to the US election and how to position for it.

  • SG promotes Agbo-Bloua

    SG promotes Agbo-Bloua

    Société Générale has promoted Kokou Agbo-Bloua to global head of economics, cross-asset and quant research.

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