Asset servicing

Alternatives growth drives Jersey to record high

The value of funds being administered in Jersey rose to a record level at the end of 2016, the latest figures to be published by the jurisdiction's financial regulator have shown. In the final quarter of 2016, the total value of funds being serviced through Jersey rose by 15 percent over the year to...
MarkitSERV notches 920 percent surge in NDF clearing

IHS Markit, a provider of critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that MarkitSERV has processed a year-to-date monthly average of 54,000 cleared non-deliverable forward (NDF) agreements in 2017. It says this represents a 920 percent surge in the monthly average of NDF clearing...
QE continues to pressure securities financing

The European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to stick to its bond buying programme despite strong EU-wide economic growth has damped hopes in the market that interest rates will rise any time soon, notes Clearstream in its latest monthly report. This loose monetary policy can be felt in the real...
NSD Becomes Candidate LOU

National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's central securities depository, reports that it has signed a Master Agreement with the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and become a Candidate for Local Operating Unit (Candidate LOU) status. Appropriate information has been placed on...
Daniel Maguire appointed LCH COO

More names for CDS clearing


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