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Singapore Exchange Beefs Up In-House Research Staff

04/19/2018
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), which was one of the first exchanges to pay research providers for coverage of listed companies, has been adding staff to produce reports on firms ...
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Research Aggregator Smartkarma Launches Corporate Access Pilot

03/13/2018
Extending its recent addition of high touch services, Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform which has been expanding in Europe and the US, announced a pilot tailored for the investor ...
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Jefferies Forms New Banking and Research Partnership with Bank of China

03/02/2018
New York-based investment bank, Jefferies, LLC recently announced a partnership with BOC International Holdings Limited (BOCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of China to jointly provide investment banking, capital ...
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Euromoney Makes Tidy Profit Unloading Economic Data Unit

02/14/2018
Euromoney Institutional Investor is selling its business that collects economic data on emerging markets to CITIC’s private equity unit and Caixin Global for $180.5 million. Although the sale price generates ...
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Nomura Equities Revenues Continue Slow and Steady

02/09/2018
Nomura reported that its equity revenues for the quarter ending December 31 2017 grew 9% to ¥60.8 billion (US$559 million) from ¥56 billion (US$513 million) the previous year.  Since Nomura ...
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Smartkarma Goes Global With New US Office

01/30/2018
Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform, opened a New York office to expand its US client base.  The move follows a growing presence in Europe as the company targeted global ...
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Japanese Alternative Data Firm Nowcast Expands Consumer Stock Coverage

01/26/2018
Tokyo-based Nowcast has partnered with a domestic source of transaction data to increase its coverage of Japanese consumer stocks. Nowcast, which currently uses point-of-sale data to derive sales projections for ...
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Thai Brokerage Firm Outsources Research Distribution to Smartkarma

12/29/2017
Thai brokerage Country Group Securities has outsourced its equities research distribution to research aggregator Smartkarma while hiring independent research boutique A. Stotz Research to expand its local market equity research ...
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Australian Authorities Implement Tougher Research Regulations

12/26/2017
The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial markets regulator, released new rules governing conflicts and inside information pertaining to sell-side research, largely modeled on US regulation adopted ...
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Déjà Vu: Banks Pile Back Into China Research

12/19/2017
Global investment banks are frantically recruiting Chinese analysts in a reprise of the hiring frenzy of 2015.   The stop-go behavior of foreign banks in Asia contrasts with the steady rise ...
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