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Research Aggregator Seed Alpha Moves Beyond Research

Research distribution platform Seed Alpha is reshifting its focus from research aggregation to providing tools to help the buy side to better organize its investment process. After spending two years ...

ValueEngine Adds Chinese Research Reports After Deal With Online Broker

Independent quantitative research firm ValuEngine is offering Chinese language stock reports as a result of partnership with online broker SogoTrade. Melbourne Florida-based ValuEngine produces 12-page PDF reports every day for ...
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Nomura Passes Cash Equities Baton Back to Instinet

During its recent Strategy Day, Nomura indicated that it would once again focus its international cash equities offering on Instinet, a strategy it had adopted in 2012 then abandoned last ...

Chinese Regulators Seek Controls on Distribution of Research Through Social Media

Chinese regulators are requesting Chinese brokerages to implement better controls on distribution of research reports through social media, as equity analysts have increasingly posted videos to promote stock recommendations. In ...

Credit Suisse Subject to Japanese Penalties For Leaking Inside Information

Japanese regulators recommended sanctions against Credit Suisse for leaking non-public information on a company’s earnings forecast according to a Bloomberg article.  As a result, Credit Suisse has halted Japanese research ...

McGraw-Hill to Sell J.D. Power to XIO Group

New York City based McGraw-Hill Financial recently agreed to sell its customer satisfaction survey provider, J.D. Power for $1.1 bln to London-based private equity firm, XIO Group.  The deal is ...

Nomura to Exit European Equities, Again

Continuing its on-again off-again approach to equities, Nomura Holdings Inc., Japan’s largest brokerage, announced it is shutting down its European equity operations. It plans to exit its equity research, sales, ...
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Asian-based Distribution Platform Smartkarma Goes Live

Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform we profiled last September, plans to go live in the next week. The platform has research content from 375 analysts at 70 research providers.  ...
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Gavekal’s New ETFs Struggle

Gavekal Capital, Ltd., the money management affiliate of Hong Kong based Gavekal Research, launched two smart beta ETFs which have not yet attracted many assets.  However, they are part of ...

Gerson Lehrman Hires New Asia Head As Part of Expansion Plan

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the leading expert network, hired a prominent corporate executive to head its Asia-Pacific operations. The move reflects the size of GLG’s business in Asia, and also ...
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