ACI Australia Dealing Simulation Ends 2006 on a High

The ACI Australia Dealing Simulation Course completed a very busy 2006 with three courses in Australia, Hungary and Denmark. The course, which is sponsored globally by BT, Profit & Loss and Reuters, has hosted more than 210 delegates this year, and is gearing up for a busy 2007 with eight courses at the planning stage. […]
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Issuers Free to Apply for European STEP Label

Issuers of European short-term papers are now free to apply for a STEP (Short-Term European Paper) label, following the signing of the STEP Market Convention on June 9 2006. The Market Convention is the cornerstone of the STEP initiative, which was set up in 2001 and is being led by ACI, The Financial Markets Association […]
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ACI Philippines on Track for 45th World Congress

ACI Philippines says that its preparations for the 45th World Congress of ACI â?” The Financial Markets Association remains on course. The conference is due to take place May 25 to 27 in Manila. There was a period of concern in mid-February when the Philippines Government declared a state of emergency following demonstrations calling for […]
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ACI Stages Basel II Seminars in Asia & Australia

ACI The Financial Markets Association held three seminars recently in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney aimed at raising awareness of the impact of the impending Basel II legislation. More than 330 delegates attended the seminars, which were managed by David Clark, honorary president of ACI, who recognises the work of the relevant national associations. “I […]
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Dealing Simulation Heads to South Africa

For the first time, ACI Australia’s dealing simulation course has been held in South Africa. The course attracted 32 delegates from various banks from South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana and Mauritius and was held at the Park Hyatt RoseBank in Johannesburg. The conference was organised and coordinated by Lee Panos from Jon Panos and is […]
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ACI Celebrates 50 Years in Style

The 50th anniversary of ACI ‘ The Financial Markets Association was celebrated in fine style in Stockholm at its 44th World Congress. A business programme, in the finest traditions of the association’s rich history was supported by the one of the biggest trade shows in memory and was topped off by a social programme set […]
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ECB MM Survey Reveals Mixed Results

The fifth Euro Money Market Study conducted by the European Central Bank indicates that aggregated turnover in the euro money market stagnated in the second quarter of 2004 compared to Q2 2003, the time of the last survey. The underlying data from the survey reveals mixed results, with the overnight interest rate, cross currency and […]
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Sweden Prepares to See in 50 Years of ACI

History beckons for ACI Sweden from May 26-28 when it not only hosts the 44th ACI World Congress, but also kicks off celebrations for ACI’s 50th year of existence. The organisers report a very strong take up of delegate places, with in excess of 550 already signed up to attend, and that the exhibition hall […]
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Scandinavia: Maintaining the Relationship

Norges Bank Report Analyses Petroleum Fund’s Experience with External Active Fixed Income Managers The Norwegian Government’s Petroleum Fund is managed by Norges Bank Investment Management and invests the proceeds from the country’s oil industry. As at end of 2004, the market value of the fund stood at NOK 1106.4 billion; of this, just over NOK […]
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Macedonia Boost for ACI Education

ACI’s education programme has been recognised by a decision from the central bank in Macedonia that requires banks in the local market to hire dealers with a professional qualification.   At its November 25 council meeting, the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia discussed its monetary and supervisory responsibilities and under the latter it […]
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