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Will MiFID II Lead RPs To Start Up Funds?

12/26/2017
With MiFID II slated to be rolled out next week, the question many research providers are asking is how they can prove their worth to buy-side clients who now need ...
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Research Accounting Will Be Best Practice Irrespective of How Payments Are Funded

12/20/2017
The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, Managing Director of Commcise Software Limited, a London-based provider of commission management software.  Research accounting – mapping research costs and usage to ...
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Interview With UBS COO Barry Hurewitz, Part 1: Focus on Where You Deliver Value

12/18/2017
The following is the first of a three-part Q&A with Barry Hurewitz, Managing Director and COO of UBS Investment Research Division. Hurewitz was recruited from Morgan Stanley to UBS in ...
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London Conference Will Showcase IRPs

12/13/2017
London-based Research for Investors will be holding its fourth annual conference showcasing independent macro, policy and FICC providers.  A link to the brochure can be found here. The Global Independent Research ...
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Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook during November

12/11/2017
Layoffs on Wall Street surged in November, while new hiring plans posted the largest increase since November of last year.  However, we don’t believe that this mixed jobs outlook reflects ...
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New Research Valuation Study Shows Divergence Between Fixed Income and Equity Managers

12/04/2017
Fixed income-oriented asset managers are reacting differently to the unbundling provisions under MiFID II than equity managers, according to a report released by Integrity Research Associates.  The findings are based ...

Credit Suisse Adds Analysts to Chinese Equity Research Team

11/27/2017
Credit Suisse recently announced that it had added nearly a dozen new equity research analysts to its China Equity Research team enabling the firm to both broaden and deepen its ...
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Giving Thanks For Creative Destruction

11/23/2017
With curmudgeonly thoroughness we have been chronicling the litany of woes afflicting equity research, macro research, fixed income research and the research industry generally.  It is therefore a good test ...
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Deloitte Highlights Growing Alternative Data Risks

11/20/2017
Deloitte recently released a white paper which outlined risks associated with alternative data.   As risks increase and the industry comes under increasing media and regulatory scrutiny, it will be important ...
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New Survey Shows Broader Hedge Fund Use of Alternative Data

11/14/2017
EY’s 2017 Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey shows a major increase in the percentage of hedge funds adopting alternative data into their investment process.  The trend is supported by ...
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