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Could carbon markets be the financial services response to climate change?

Could carbon markets be the financial services response to climate change?

There is still an elephant in the room at COP27. And it just got bigger. At last year’s UN climate change conference in Glasgow, there was remarkably little discussion of the main challenge facing efforts to curb global warming: the huge sums needed to fund the transition. energy in emerging markets. There has been a …

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Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland has overtaken France and the UK to become Europe’s shortest market, amid growing betting against companies such as Dublin-based bookmaker Flutter Entertainment. Ireland, which accounted for just 1% of short positions in Europe over the past year, saw a spike in short-term interest in October, ending the month at 46.29%, according to SEI data. …

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Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland tops list of most shorted European markets

Ireland has overtaken France and the UK to become Europe’s shortest market, amid growing betting against companies such as Dublin-based bookmaker Flutter Entertainment. Ireland, which accounted for just 1% of short positions in Europe over the past year, saw a spike in short-term interest in October, ending the month at 46.29%, according to SEI data. …

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Trading Places: Citi appoints Fabio Lisanti as head of markets, BNP poaches Nomura MD

Trading Places: Citi appoints Fabio Lisanti as head of markets, BNP poaches Nomura MD

Banking Houlihan Lokey hired Rainer Hepberger as a managing director within its healthcare investment banking team. He joins middle-market rival William Blair and will work with Paul Tomasic, who joined RBC Capital Markets in April last year along with four other senior traders to launch its European healthcare team. Houlihan also hired former Bank of …

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London-based hedge funds continue to hire despite tough market conditions

London-based hedge funds continue to hire despite tough market conditions

From tech graduates to portfolio managers, London-based hedge funds are seeking top talent despite job cuts in other sectors. Brevan Howard is currently hiring for 12 positions, including a quantitative developer, portfolio finance analyst and software developer, according to the company’s LinkedIn page. In September, Brevan Howard hired Kevin Gage as Chief Technology Officer. For …

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CBDCs are coming.  Markets should adjust now

CBDCs are coming. Markets should adjust now

Jennifer O’Rourke is Director of Innovation Strategy and Design at DTCC This year has continued to see countless headlines about the digitalization of financial markets, including the growing proliferation of cryptocurrencies and, more recently, growing commentary on the progress of central bank digital currencies. The United States offers a good example of the momentum behind …

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