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Global Trends in Bank Treasury Risk Management [WEBINAR]

Bank Treasury departments are facing major challenges on multiple fronts, including need to meet regulatory requirements and managing the balance sheet in a truly efficient and optimised manner. Professor Choudhry highlights the main problems and presents recommendations on how a bank Treasury should respond to these challenges. Ultimately Treasury departments have to implement “Strategic ALM”, which is the most effective way a bank can optimise its balance sheet.

QI - NSE MDP on Algorithmic Trading

Literature Review file offered to participants of the Management Development Program (MDP) organized by QuantInsti (QI) in collaboration with National Stock Exchange (NSE), India.

Friday Posts Gains

Bulls continued to squeeze shorts. This time I was thankful not to attack it as a short, but there didn't appear to be a lack of others on the wrong side of the trade. Volume wasn't great, but long holders won't mind that.

NYSE Readies for Another Hurricane Sandy With Electronic Trading

The New York Stock Exchange, the last U.S. stock market with a physical trading floor, wants approval to trade some equities electronically at the start of the day.

How Scientists Fool Themselves

Humans are remarkably good at self-deception. But growing concern about reproducibility is driving many researchers to seek ways to fight their own worst instincts.

5 Big Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Has oil finally found a bottom for breathing room? The answer to that question varies handily from investors and the market and industry participants. After touching $40 earlier this year, after that massive tank in oil prices, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude seems to have settled down in a range of $45 to $50 per barrel for now. 24/7 Wall St. would remind readers that the market will determine prices here, and predicting oil prices has become as mystical as predicting gold prices.

10 Sunday Reads

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jeremy Siegel professor at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and author of the classic book Stocks for the Long Run.

VLCC Goes Ahead With IPO, To Raise Close To 700 Crores

VandanaLuthra’s VLCC Health care Ltd. has filed IPO papers with the Securities Exchange board of India - (SEBI), The Company which has a presence in over 11 countries in the form of beauty and wellness centers is looking to raise somewhere aroundRs.600 crore to Rs.700 crore.

Increased Risk Layers to Minimize Algo Based Transactions Misfiring

With algo based trading poised to be way trading is done at exchanges, ANMI has come up with suggestions to regulate and control algo based trading while making use of its high volume and high speed benefits.

Hong Kong IPO Of IMAX China Plans To Raise $276 Million

IMAX China hopes to raise $ 276 million in its first Hong Kong IPO as it rides booming China movie market. The company has seen tremendous rise in net profits in the past years and has ambitious expansion plans in China.

Algorithmic Trading for Technocrats and Engineers

A basic setup of an exchange first came up in 1877 called the Native Share & Stock broker’s Association, today known as the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). It started trading in ownership right of firms called as allotments, scrips and shares. This trading however was only allowed for certain brokers.

Watch high-speed trading in action

Citadel Group, a high-frequency trading firm located in Chicago, trades more stocks each day than the floor of the NYSE.

Careers in Finance for Tech Graduates

There are various fields a tech graduate can opt for, while finance involves a lot of commercial aspects, there also is a technological side.

Weekly CEO Sales Highlight: Broadridge Financial Solutions, CPI Card Group, Paychex

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these were the largest CEO sales during the past week: Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., CPI Card Group Inc. and Paychex Inc.

8 BioPharma Movers That Cannot Be Ignored

Over the past week, a few biotech companies made absolutely massive runs. In the past year, the health care sector was on fire from positive trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals and mergers and acquisitions. These stocks 24/7 Wall St. has picked stood out from the rest with at least 25% gains over the course of the past week.

Bitcoin Soars As China's Creeping Capital Controls Loom

Since China devalued the Yuan and surprised the world's carry traders (and central planners) by stirring up FX volatility, the demand for 'paper' gold has begun converging to the demand for physical precious metals. Gold prices are now up over $100 since August 10th, but it is another (easier to 'transport') alternative currency that has soared.

Dependence Of US Treasuries On HFT Is A Cause Of Concern

HFT or high frequency trading has been in the news for some time now and for all the wrong reasons. HFT or high frequency trading relies on algorithms to effect transactions and can process thousands of orders in a second. This increases speed and efficiency.

High Frequency Trading, Dark Pools and Spoofing in Hillary Clinton’s Crosshairs

Is Hillary Clinton, the United States Presidential contender, following the right approach by saying that she wants to tax certain aspects of high frequency trading?

Hindi Daily Plans for IPO Worth 300 Crores

Amar Ujala Publication that is publishing the Hindi Daily called Amar Ujala is planning to raise a fund of Rs. 300 crores in the Indian market through IPO. The company was planning to go with a part of fresh issue of their share along with the secondary sales of shares by the share holders.

Algorithmic Trading Workshop in MDP by NSE – June 2015

Technology has revolutionized the way financial markets function and the way financial assets are traded. Technology development across global markets has necessitated a multidimensional approach for understanding the Importance of Algorithmic Trading.

Changing Notions of Risk Management [WEBINAR]

Increased proliferation of automated trading in financial markets have completely changed the notions about risks – both for risk managers, trading managers, and traders. Professionals now need to understanding system and operation risks in addition to managing market, finance, credit and liquidity risks.

Basic statistics for algorithmic trading

In this presentation we try to understand the core basics of statistics and its application in algorithmic trading.
We start by defining what statistics is. Collecting data is the root of statistics. We need data to analyse and take quantitative decisions.

A Conversation with James Gorman, Chairman & CEO of Morgan Stanley

James Gorman, Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, joined Professor Charles Murphy for a conversation with NYU Stern students, faculty and alumni on October 8, 2015

Small Caps Experience Selling

There wasn't a whole lot of action in markets after yesterday's decent gains. The only index to suffer any kind of reversal was the Russell 2000. It holds on to its channel breakout, but the 1% loss will have hurt it.