Securities lending

BlackRock securities lending income on the move

BlackRock has reported increased securities lending income in the second quarter of 2018. It rose to $183 million in the quarter compared with $156 million in the second quarter of 2017. Securities lending is included by the investment manager in a broader category that also features investment...
Philippine Stock Exchange wins SEC OK for short selling

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has reported today that it has gained the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to introduce short selling to its stock market. Said PSE President and Chief Executive Officer Ramon Monzon: "We are optimistic that this facility will lend...
First buy-side client goes live with lending CCP

Eurex Clearing has reported that Dutch pension fund service provider PGGM and Morgan Stanley are in the final stages of admission and testing with a view to start transactions using Eurex Clearing's Securities Lending central counterparty (CCP). "We are proud to announce that the co-operative...
Goldman Sachs settles naked short selling issue

Goldman Sachs has reacted promptly to news reports in South Korea that the country's Financial Supervisory Service suspected it of carrying out naked short selling activity, which is illegal there. The global investment bank said in an official statement: "There was an isolated offshore manual...

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