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Fifty Names to Borrow

DataLend increased its offering in the securities finance data business recently with the launch of the Target 50 index. Ben Glicher, product owner of DataLend, explains what this does.

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Ushering in the next generation of securities finance automation

When the industry talks, we listen. When EquiLend heard from clients that there was room for further consolidation of its trading services, we heard the call. The result is Next Generation Trading (NGT), EquiLend’s evolutionary new platform, bringing with its launch the securities finance industry’s third generation of automation.

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Frost in the air

Fees to borrow social media stocks have cooled over the past two years. With most securities in this sector faring well for long investors, EquiLend's Christopher Gohlke looks at what this mean for the shorts

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What are the odds?

James Palmer of DataLend looks into the future of the UK gambling sector—from those who are leading the field to those in danger of getting boxed in

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European securities lending: utopia or dystopia?

Ben Glicher, CIO of EquiLend, points out that the market for European equities has received a substantial boost of late in the latest DataLend Analytics article in Securities Lending Times. What does that mean for market participants?

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THE SOMA DILEMMA

Oscar Huettner of BondLend looks at the effect of the Federal Reserve’s lending programmes on securities finance.

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VIDEO KILLED THE CELLPHONE STAR

Oscar Huettner, product manager of BondLend, comments on cellphone trends. How does Nokia's share price and loan values reflect the dynamics of the global cellphone market?

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JAPANESE DIVIDEND TAX RATE CHANGE 2013

We hope that everyone and their families are safe and doing well. As we work through the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the EquiLend platform continues to operate without any problems. We have had zero down time since the storm with all trading and post-trade functionality operating normally.

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HURRICANE SANDY

We hope that everyone and their families are safe and doing well. As we work through the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the EquiLend platform continues to operate without any problems. We have had zero down time since the storm with all trading and post-trade functionality operating normally.

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HURRICANE SANDY UPDATE: DAY 2

Following the extreme weather event in the last 24 hours. We can report that our Global platform continues to be fully available across all applications. We continue to offer our full commitment to supporting our client’s needs in these challenging times. 

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HURRICANE SANDY UPDATE: DAY 1

Our Global platform has been fully available across all applications today and we are fully committed to supporting the needs of our US clients as they address the difficulties at the extreme weather events. 

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DERIVATIVE RULES WILL BRING NEW DEMANDS

Will forthcoming regulation forcing derivatives to be centrally cleared make the global financial system safer or just create new business opportunities for financial institutions? Sophia Grene reports.

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UNCERTAINTY CASTS A SHADOW

While some progress has been made on improving elements of the repo market, concerns surrounding the future direction of clearing and regulation persist.

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REGULATION ADDS MORE STRESS TO SEC LENDING

While the industry broadly supports stronger transparency measures, Europe's securities-lending participants worry that the imposition of some tough new regulatory regimes could help undermine market efficiency David Simons reports.

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STRONG AND STABLE

Securities Lending Times speaks to some of the leading market participants and shares their views on the current state of the industry

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CONFERENCE ROUNDUP

Predicting the future is not a science but with more support from regulators it could become a little easier. "We are not getting any clear direction from the regulators," said Lamb. SLT

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EQUILEND SEES 16% GROWTH IN SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS AS IT HITS 10-YEAR MILESTONE

EquiLend, a global platform offering a full suite of automated trading and post-trade securities financing solutions, have announced a 16% growth in the number of borrowing and lending transactions on its platform since the start of 2011. The news coincides with the firm's 10-year anniversary where the company celebrated this milestone with a gala industry event in New York.

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