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Active Fund Outflows Total $160 Billion
According to Morningstar data, active funds saw outflows of $20.4 billion in July while inflows of $6.2 billion were recorded on the passive side, as reported in an article on ...
Improved Environment For Stock Pickers?
Although stocks are less likely to move in lock step than they were during financial crisis, correlations remain at high levels according to Nick Colas, chief market strategist at Convergex ...
KBW: Banks Bask in Q2 Equities Revenues
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods issued a report showing equities trading revenue at 13 major U.S. and European banks climbed 17.6% in the second quarter vs. last year, with U.S.-based companies ...
First Half European Equity Commissions Up 25%
European equity commissions rose in the second quarter, according to an article in Bloomberg. The value of stocks traded jumped 25 percent to 1.4 trillion euros ($1.5 trillion) in the ...
Bulge Shows Solid Equities First Half
With all the large investment banks having reported, equity revenues for the second quarter ending June 30th were down 4% from the first quarter but up 21% from a year ...
Study Predicts Turnaround in Turnover Ratios
Abel Noser Solutions, a trade cost analysis provider, released a report predicting that turnover ratios have stopped falling and will rebound, according to an article in Traders Magazine. While encouraging, ...
US Bulge Equities Had Strong Second Quarter
The largest US based investment banks reported strong equities revenues for the second quarter of 2015, with year over year growth averaging 21%. Sequential growth from the first quarter faltered ...
Tougher Times In Shortsville
An article in The New York Times highlights the difficult market for short investors, a problem which is affecting forensic research firms and other research firms which generate short ideas. ...
11% of Hedge Funds Control 90%+ Of Assets
Preqin, an alternative investment data provider, announced that over 90% of hedge fund assets are held by just 11% of the managers. Five hundred and seventy hedge funds manage at ...
Do or Die for Barclays Asian Pacific Cash Equities Business
In a a recent Bloomberg article, the head of Barlay’s equity unit in Asia Pacific says that the cash equities business in the region is close to breakeven. The inference, ...