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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ACI Reinforces Self-Regulation Ideal

ACI The Financial Markets Association, has, in the form of a letter from its president, Godfried De Vidts, and chairman of the Committee for Professionalism (CFP),, Teruo Tanaka, to Pierre Francotte, CEO of  Euroclear, reinforced ACI’s stance that the OTC markets function better with a minimum of regulation.   The letter was in response to […]
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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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Sydney Success

ACI Australia held two Dealing Simulation courses in the last quarter of 2004, the accompanying article covers the London course, but a very successful course was also held in Australia. The course, which was taken by the maximum number of candidates, took place at a hotel in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley and organiser Chris […]
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A Steep Learning Curve

ACI Australia recently held its very successful Dealing Simulation course in the UK. Profit & Loss sent one of its staff, Jennifer Coldwell, along as a delegate on the course – this is her diary. Friday, 12th November I am informed that I am going on the ACI Dealing Simulation Course next week, starting on […]
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