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Asset Managers Opt Out Of MiFID II Research Procurement Rules

09/22/2017
One of the regulatory selling points of the new research inducement rules under MiFID II was that they would improve transparency around the purchase of third party research.  However, the ...
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Crédit Agricole CIB Slashes Fixed Income Research Fees Nearly 90%

09/21/2017
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank dramatically reduced the subscription cost of its Macro and FICC research from €170,000 ($200,000) to €20,000 ($24,000).  At the same time it simplified its ...
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MiFID II and Research: What’s the Exchange Rate between a Soft and a Hard Dollar?

09/20/2017
The following is a guest article by Mike Carrodus, founder of Substantive Research, a curator of daily macroeconomic research from sell-side brokers and independents.  So that’s it, game over. The past ...
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Visible Alpha Strikes Deal with Thomson Reuters for Eikon Platform

09/19/2017
Last week New York-based research interactions vendor, Visible Alpha, announced that it had struck a deal with real-time market data vendor, Thomson Reuters, to integrate the ONEaccess suite of services ...
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The Next Phase of MiFID II Will Yield Unintended Consequences

09/18/2017
The nearly universal decision by asset managers subject to MiFID II to eat research costs has numerous ramifications for investment managers, banks, independent research providers and a host of Fintech ...
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Research Funding Update: Eating Research Costs Becomes Consensus For European Asset Managers

09/18/2017
A series of announcements last week provided the tipping point for European asset managers, forcing some who previously expected to charge clients for research to change policies.  Under MiFID II, ...
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Research Funding Update: Four More UK Managers To Pay From P&L

09/14/2017
Four additional UK asset managers — three equity specialists and one fixed income manager -- are reportedly planning to pay for research from their own pockets when MiFID II’s unbundling ...

Privacy Watchdogs Worry About Hedge Fund Use of Geolocation Data

09/12/2017
Organizations focused on consumer privacy are raising concerns about hedge fund use of mobile phone users’ location data, according to a recent article in Financial News. Frederike Kaltheuner, a policy officer ...
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Research Fees Update: FICC Pricing Plummets As More Firms Give Away Research

09/12/2017
This is the second of a two-part update on research pricing, covering fees for fixed income, currencies and commodities research.  The previous installment discussed equity research pricing. Even more so ...
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Research Fees Update: Downward Pressure On Equity Research Pricing

09/11/2017
This is the first of a two-part update on research pricing, covering equity research fees.  The next installment will discuss pricing for fixed income, currencies and commodities research. There continues ...
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