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Next Deutsche Borse CEO expected to continue Asia push

When Reto Francioni steps down as CEO at the end of May, Deutsche Borse will replace him with a banking executive with experience in Asian and international markets, a signal that the exchange operator will continue its emphasis on Asian markets as an avenue for growth.

Credit Suisse puts its HOLT Company Analyzer application on Bloomberg app portal

Credit Suisse has made its HOLT Company Analyzer application available to Bloomberg users by adding it to the Bloomberg App Portal. The move marks the first time that entry-level access to Credit Suisse's proprietary company analyzer has been made available on demand to a wider audience.

Shifting market structure prompts energy trading firms to look at lifecycle management

Tighter margins and the availability of an increasing amount of data is prompting energy trading firms to begin looking to better analyze data and optimize processes, but many firms in energy trading, are still wrestling with integrating disparate data silos, according to Sapient Global Markets.  

CME Group venture fund invests in big data

CME Group's venture fund Liquidity Ventures has invested in big data company Powerlytics. The investment is the fourth firm in which Liquidity Ventures has invested.  

After HFT probes, U. Michigan consumer confidence survey moves to Bloomberg

Beginning in January, Bloomberg will become the new distributor of the University of Michigan's consumer confidence survey, and market participants will no longer be able to get early access to the data for a high fee.

Lloyds expected to cut thousands in largest job cuts since 2011

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to cut thousands of jobs and close branches in a continuation of its cost cutting measures. The firm will reportedly make up for the personnel losses by increasing automation across its entire business, including areas like mortgage processing, account opening and more.  

New CIBC chief overhauls executive management structure

CIBC's new president and CEO Victor Dodig began his new role by making sweeping structural changes to the executive management ranks of Canada's fifth largest bank. The changes include two key departures and expanded roles for many others as an eight-member executive committee was formed to replace the existing senior executive team.

Morgan Stanley shrinks and streamlines managed mutual fund program

Morgan Stanley is closing a managed mutual fund program acquired through its purchase of Smith Barney as part of an effort to streamline some of its managed account offerings, Reuters reported.

ADV sinks to lowest level since 2006

The already low average daily trading volumes dropped another 8 percent last month from 5.7 billion to 5.2 billion, reaching their lowest levels since 2006, according to the Tabb Group's monthly Liquidity Matrix. The drop came even as volatility experienced a slight uptick. The Chicago Board Options Exchange's CBOE Volatility Index saw volatility grow slightly from 12.3 to 13.5.

ICE's SuperDerivatives purchase highlights the importance of derivatives data

Exchange operator IntercontinentalExchange's announcement last week that it is buying financial market data provider SuperDerivatives for about $350 million will marry two companies that began taking a highly automated approach to the derivatives market, even before many of the derivatives markets themselves were fully committed to moving in that direction.