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  • Industry’s quick win on IM raises questions

    The derivatives industry won a surprisingly quick win late on Friday when the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions allowed for a one-year extension to the final phases of initial margin regulation.

    • 04.00 PM
  • Ex-TriO sales head joins former boss at CloudMargin

    David White, formerly a sales head at CME-owned TriOptima, has joined his former boss Stuart Connolly at CloudMargin, the collateral management technology provider.

    • 02 Apr 2020
  • Rare bullish companies still buying own stock

    As the coronavirus eats into the global economy, most companies are putting their share buy-back programmes on hold — but there are exceptions. ContourGlobal, which generates power in emerging markets, has launched a new buy-back programme, while Philips is using an unusual derivative technique to adapt its plan to crisis conditions.

    • 02 Apr 2020
  • IG Group launches prime brokerage unit

    IG Group, best known for its online index trading and contract for difference franchise, has launched a prime brokerage service targeting smaller institutions such as start-up hedge funds and family offices.

    • 01 Apr 2020