Drop in stockmarket turnover prompts innovation to boost liquidity

* Brokers, buy-side interested in new ventures * Squawker re-introduces one-on-one negotiations * Aquis eyes telecoms-style pricing structure * March volumes on STOXX Europe 600 down 37 pct vs 2006 By Simon Jessop and Toni Vorobyova LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) – Low volumes and weak margins that have depressed trading …

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Argentina increases 2024 dollar bond issuance

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Argentina increased its dollar-denominated Bonar 2024 sovereign bond issuance by $4 billion on Friday, the second time it has increased the bond in a little over a month. President Mauricio Macri’s government will sell $2.7 billion of the bond to Nomura Securities Internacional Inc., …

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Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries To Study In The UK (Fully Funded)

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Level and Field(s) of study: Masters (one-year courses only) or PhD Programmes in all subject areas offered at participating UK Universities. …

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Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries To Study In The UK (Fully Funded)

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Level and Field(s) of study: Masters (one-year courses only) or PhD Programmes in all subject areas offered at participating UK Universities. …

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Argentina increases 2024 dollar bond issuance

Argentina increased its dollar-denominated Bonar 2024 sovereign bond issuance by $4 billion on Friday, the second time it has increased the bond in a little over a month. President Mauricio Macri’s government will sell $2.7 billion of the bond to Nomura Securities Internacional Inc., Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., BBVA …

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EU insurers oppose merging banking and insurance watchdogs

 Merging the European Union’s insurance and banking watchdogs could weaken financial supervision, top insurers said on Tuesday. Britain’s departure from the European Union means that the European Banking Authority must move from its base in London to elsewhere in the EU with a string of cities jostling for it. But …

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CIRC underlines key role of insurance in financial safety

Life insurance products should be more diverse to enhance risk control, said a senior insurance regulatory official. Access to market, early intervention and fool-proof withdrawal mechanism are three prerequisites for preventing potential risks, said Huang Hong, vice-chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission at a forum held in early September. …

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How is AI disrupting financial industry

NEW YORK – Artificial intelligence (AI), along with other financial technology (fintech) innovations, are significantly changing the ways that financial business are being run, especially in the fields like trading, insurance and risk management, leading the traditional financial industry into a new era. A man pays using his mobile phone …

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Luxembourg Stock Exchange extends Green universe to SRI

LONDON, May 18 (IFR) – The Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) is opening a segment dedicated to sustainable and social projects bonds, a sector valued at over US$23trn, as it looks to broaden the universe of socially responsible instruments listed on its platform. While Green bonds initially spearheaded socially responsible investments, …

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