Six banks have confirmed they have started the onboarding process and will join the platform at launch date, expected to be in the first half of 2019.
Nine banks join IHS Markit’s design team to collaborate on Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reporting service.
PGGM is the first pension fund manager to centrally clear repos at German exchange group Eurex.
The year was a record in terms of revenues for beneficial owners, with more securities lending activity shifting to the front-office.
The two associations found that post-crisis regulations have had a profound impact on banks’ SFT businesses and could detrimentally impact the securities lending market.
Major investment banks including Citigroup and JP Morgan sign up to use the Eurex clearing profit scheme for repo as Brexit looms.
Foreign investors look for short-selling and securities lending capabilities above other market structure features when analysing emerging markets.
The report assessed how long-term investors with large holdings of high quality assets are primed to leverage and benefit from securities lending.
Clearstream in advanced discussion with global custodians over blockchain securities lending platform
Clearstream's Philippe Seyll explained the taking-off point for the HQLAx platform will be to onboard a major player with tri-party capabilities.
New tokenised collateral system will make a ‘winner out of everyone’ as backers eye ambitious expansion
Tokenised collateral mobility system eyes expansion into cash and new regions ahead of market adoption at the end of the year.