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Basel III will represent major improvement  

April 27, 2018

The revised market risk framework drawn up by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) for Basel III will represent a major improvement to the pre-crisis regulatory framework when it is finally completed and implemented, according to the authority.


Esma investigating confusion over Mifid II data  

April 24, 2018

Even two European politicians involved in drafting the rules are split on how they should be interpreted


Global Markets Are Facing Major Milestones at Every Turn  

April 24, 2018

The U.S. government’s decade-long borrowing costs crossed the 3 percent threshold for the first time in four years on Tuesday.


Fannie Mae Announces Updates to its Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Prospectus to Support Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS)  

April 23, 2018

As part of Fannie Mae's continued effort to innovate and improve its credit risk transfer program, the company announced a significant milestone in furthering enhancements to its benchmark Connecticut Avenue Securities™ structure. 


FCA updates guidance on ‘basic advice’ under Mifid II  

April 20, 2018

Advisers will not be able to give ‘basic advice’ on stakeholder products that fall under MiFiD II


President Trump To Nominate Dan Berkovitz For Democratic CFTC Commissioner Position  

April 18, 2018


The president intends to nominate Dan Berkovitz as a commissioner of the CFTC, according to a statement released by the White House on Monday. During the Obama administration, Berkovitz served as the agency’s general counsel from 2009 until 2013.


Basel III: five truths about the journey ahead  

April 18, 2018

Although the final Basel III package of banking reforms was agreed by regulators at the end of last year, the trade finance industry still has questions around the exact impact – and whether or not finality has indeed been reached


EU sees step-by-step approach to bank trading capital rules  

April 16, 2018

New global standards on how much capital banks must hold against trading risks won’t be fully inserted into European Union law for the time being, a senior European Commission official said on Wednesday.


Emerging Markets Have Had a Good Run. But Things May Get Bumpier  

April 16, 2018

Trade spats, China slowdown, QT launch, U.S. yields pose risks. Some investors are getting more selective in bonds, currencies


In A Real War Can Virtual Assets Be A Haven?  

April 15, 2018

For the first time in five years, external powers who have poured weapons and fighters into the conflict have signed on to a diplomatic framework to end the war, a two-week-old cease-fire is still holding and peace talks are scheduled to resume next week. But even in a best case scenario, fighting is unlikely to subside for many years.

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