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French Attack MiFID II Research Unbundling Provisions

Here’s a delicious irony: Brexit will allow Europe to throw off the yoke of burdensome UK regulation – in this case research unbundling rules imposed by UK regulators while MiFID ...
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Research Funding Update: Rumors About US Asset Managers Reimbursing Research Costs

US brokers are buzzing with rumors about US managers considering reimbursing research costs globally.  So far, apart from a handful of US managers led by Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS), most ...

IRP Sales Agent Financial Research Solutions Relaunches as Research Alliance

Financial Research Solutions, a leading business development agent for independent research boutiques, initiated a campaign to promote independent research to the buy-side.  At the same time, the firm has restructured ...
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New Chinese Geospatial Firm TerraQuanta Joins Fray

Despite an increasingly crowded field of firms offering geospatial analysis, Chengdu-based TerraQuanta has begun offering agricultural analysis, primarily focused on the Chinese market. The company launched TerraFuture which covers more ...

The Convergence of Investment Research and Alternative Data

In the past year or two, a number of consultants have heralded the growing importance of alternative data to asset managers’ research process.  Simultaneously, many analysts have suggested that the ...
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BCA and NDR Revenues Sag Further

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, parent of economic research firms BCA Research and Ned Davis Research (NDR), reported that revenues for its business unit which includes the two economic research firms ...
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Evercore Hires RBC Research Head, Reports Flat ISI Revenues

Marc Harris, who was global head of research for RBC for a decade, has joined Evercore ISI as Director of Research.  Like RBC, Evercore ISI, which reported flat revenues for ...
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Takeaways from London

Earlier this week, I was in London to moderate a panel at the 4th annual Substantive Research Unbundling Uncovered conference addressing industry developments surrounding MiFID II.  While in the City, ...
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Q3 2018 Bulge Bank Equities Results: Barclays Rises, Goldman Rebounds

With all the major investment banks reporting, equities revenues for the ten largest equities franchises grew 8% in the third quarter to $10.5 billion from $9.7 billion a year ago, ...
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Who Is Recruiting for Alternative Data Jobs?

Long-only funds are beginning to get on the alternative data bandwagon, based on an analysis of alternative data job postings on  Alternative data vendors are the most active recruiters, ...
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