Equity

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    MSCI picks up Nick Mihic — Algomi co-founder Stuart Taylor joins MUFG — Vinod Vasan changes roles at UBS

  • Société Générale to cut 640 jobs

    Société Générale to cut 640 jobs

    Société Générale said on Monday that planned "adjustments and optimisations" should lead to a net reduction of around 640 posts in France, as it changes its structured products business and mulls altering securities services too.

  • Short vol opportunities open up amid US options swings

    Short vol opportunities open up amid US options swings

    Amid heavy options trading activity ahead of a US election that most market participants expect to be bitterly contested and drawn out, opportunities are opening up to play the short volatility position that had proven so popular before the pandemic.

  • Eurex accommodates new strategies with new ESG line

    Eurex accommodates new strategies with new ESG line

    Greater ESG sophistication is coming to the listed derivatives market, with Eurex Exchange announcing on Wednesday that it intends to launch new contracts that apply a new methodology for ESG exposure.

  • Covid raises hedging question as markets plot path forward

    Covid raises hedging question as markets plot path forward

    The violent sell-off across financial markets this spring turned many investors’ positions upside down. Those without proper hedges in place were at best left embarrassed and at worst forced to shut up shop. Despite central banks once again intervening, plenty are finding reason to be cautious. Ross Lancaster investigates what lessons, if any, market participants have learnt from the meltdown.

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