Our favorite stories making the news – 1 Dec

The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a new set of rules designed to strengthen the technology infrastructure of the US securities markets …SEC Adopts Rules to Improve Systems Compliance and Integrity

European equities commissions are expected to drop to €2.73 billion this year from €3.01 billion a year ago …European regulations raise spectre of equities cuts

Fund managers expect emerging markets to be a key growth area for 2015 …Fund Managers Predict 2015 Growth For Emerging Markets 

Hedge-fund managers are increasingly persuading investors to lock in their money for longer …Hedge Funds Seek to Tie Up Money for Longer