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BGC Partners, Inc.
Four people with knowledge of the succession process said the Canadian company’s board had appointed Spencer Stuart, the search firm, to draw up a shortlist of internal and external candidates. Two of those people said that Neil Masterson, the co-chief operating officer responsible for commercial and technology operations, was an internal contender.
A viral Vanity Fair article that suggested traders may have had foreknowledge about a series of geopolitical events — and profited handsomely from them — is “patently false,” according to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
BGC Partners (BGCP) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Alternative assets are so hot right now. Whether it be venture capital, private equity, real estate, hedge funds, art, jewellery, infrastructure, classic cars or music royalties, pension funds have never been more exposed to this cohort of financial assets. Very low rates have prompted institutional investors like insurance companies, pension funds, and asset managers to reach for yield and take on riskier and less liquid securities to generate targeted returns.
Scandinavian currencies have been weighed down by rising trade tensions, but analysts are still puzzled by the krone’s weakness given the health of the domestic economy and the fact that the central bank has been raising interest rates at a time when most other central banks have been cutting.
Nasdaq (NDAQ) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
MarketAxess (MKTX) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
The failed attempt by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing to buy the London Stock Exchange Group highlights the tensions between Asia and the west and the challenges facing any attempt to harmonise economic and political interests between the two.
Sterling shot to its highest level in five months on Tuesday while banking and building stocks jumped as hopes of a last-minute Brexit deal rose. The pound rose 1.2 per cent against the US dollar to $1.2750, its highest since May. A similar gain against the euro left the pound above €1.15. The UK currency has ripped higher in recent days, buoyed by a flash of optimism that an exit deal is still possible.
The proposed deal would give SoftBank more than a 50 per cent stake in the company, but it was unclear if the group — which is WeWork’s largest backer — would repurchase all of its outstanding stock.
The advanced economies have been hit by major shocks in their trade and manufacturing sectors, and the impact is beginning to permeate the service sectors and labour markets. According to the latest Fulcrum nowcasts, overall activity growth in these major economies is running at only 0.8 per cent, less than half its trend rate. that China has bucked the pattern of below-trend growth.
Gallons of ink has been spilled on the question of when value-investing -- the practice of buying treasure priced like trash -- will begin to outperform the market after a torrid decade of returns. To add to the literature is Grantham Mayo van Otterloo’s (GMO) Ben Inker, Head of Asset Allocation at the storied investment firm, who addressed the potential for a reversal in its third quarter letter, released Thursday.
The British economy is on track to avoid a recession ahead of the latest Brexit deadline, boosted by a return to growth in the services sector. Despite a contraction in output in August, output grew 0.3 per cent in the three months to August compared with the previous three-month period, according to data from the Office for National Statistics on Thursday. Economists now expect the economy to have expanded in the third quarter, thereby avoiding a recession — defined as two consecutive quarters of economic contraction.