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Gary Wright

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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3122 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Having been involved in post-trade confirmation and matching for more decades than I care to remember, the thorny issue of central matching vs. local matching is still with us. The reason being is that despite the word ‘central’ appearing in central matching, in reality there is nothing completely central in the domestic or international markets....

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Collateral liquidity and possible solutions

19 October 2012  |  3783 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Collateral liquidity is causing huge concerns at the moment and this could really move towards the top of the industry to do list by this time next year. OTC is very likely to suck even more liquidity from the market and with regulatory and political interference with short selling and stock borrowing and lending; the liquidity problem in collate...

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Ratings gone quiet or the lull before the calm

18 October 2012  |  2762 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Since LIBOR broke into media frenzy territory the noise around ratings has gone pretty quiet. Although we have seen the appointment of Kevin Milne one of the City’s best assets by RVS the Singaporean ...

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LIBOR Scandal and the way we were

02 July 2012  |  2374 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

Since 1969 I have seen just about all the changes that have created the financial markets we have today, some good some bad, but generally for the good. Beginning like that you might expect that I am ...

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Does Germany have the courage to lead?

27 June 2012  |  2275 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Time is dragging on and yet another round of summits passes by with political leaders still posturing, seemingly unable to agree policies or implement anything that will tackle the global economic pro...

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The inevitability of inflation

10 May 2012  |  2015 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Austerity is the new global standard with Governments all over the world trying to get balance back into their sovereign debt. The knock-on effects are there for all to see. The Greek people have reac...

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LEI and FIX the missing opportunity

16 March 2012  |  1953 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As the instigation of Legal Entity identifiers (LEIs) gathers pace and designs are becoming cemented, the question of ownership and implementation is still to be answered. What has already been accept...

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The Bear Game

18 January 2012  |  2540 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the UK, the history of stock borrowing and lending has veered from being a well regulated, secure winner for all parts of the finance industry into an open season that is almost a free-for-all for ...

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Should short selling be banned?

13 January 2012  |  3521 views  |  9  |  Recommends 0

There has been a huge media outcry that short selling is a major reason for the economic crisis. Worryingly people in the industry have bought this message and many firmly believe that short selling i...

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Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts!

02 November 2011  |  3081 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

No sooner than the Eurozone crisis appears to be moving into calmer waters than another shock wave hits. Only a week ago it looked like Merkel and Sarkozy had agreed a deal to buy some time to ultimat...

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