29 March 2015

Gary Wright

a non-active Finextra member

A better use of RBS

22 May 2013  |  1286 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"It was the best of times it was the worst of times" A Tale of Two Cities One of the ideas debated with the audience at the recent book launch of ‘Between two crashes' by Mark Field, MP, was the inability of the banks to supply much needed loans to SMEs. The business bank which was so trumpeted by Vince Cable and to a slightly lesser e...

a non-active Finextra member

Is LEI getting bogged down?

20 May 2013  |  1427 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) is one of the very best global industry standard projects undertaken since ISO15022. It has widespread benefits way beyond the initial focus and could bring forth a new age of efficiencies in financial services previously only really a dream. However, the dream could very easily develop into a nightmare if the Finan...

More blog posts
a non-active Finextra member

Breakthrough growth for SMEs

11 April 2013  |  1403 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In what was the expected uninspiring budget, considering the confines of what the Chancellor could work with, he managed to pluck a real plum that could have considerable long term benefits for the ec...

a non-active Finextra member

Should the London Stock Exchange buy NYSE Euronext?

14 March 2013  |  2959 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

One of the surprise corporate deals at the end of last year was ICE purchase of the NYSE Euronext. Most surprising because on the face of it this deal looks unbalanced and does not perfectly fit int...

a non-active Finextra member

European Banking Union a first step to a win for the EU

01 February 2013  |  1937 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The first steps to creating a banking union have been safely negotiated and a course set that should eventually safeguard the tax payers from expensive banking failures. It will also put in place the ...

a non-active Finextra member

Many Shades of Grey in Data

11 December 2012  |  1712 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For those in the know, data contributions are an on-going problem for the integrity of financial markets. The subject surfaced this year with the Libor scandal, which despite moving off the front page...

a non-active Finextra member

The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3380 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

FIX has become the major messaging protocol in global financial markets and has arguably been the single most influential technical development in financial markets in the last twenty years. To a larg...

a non-active Finextra member

The Cost of FX in T plus 2

16 November 2012  |  3073 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

T+2 settlement looks like it’s on its way to a market near you in the next few years and although I accept that in many markets its not much of a problem in some financial instruments in domestic ...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulation
a non-active Finextra member

Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3193 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 tha...

TagsPost-trade & ops
a non-active Finextra member

Can you really test ethical behaviour?

24 October 2012  |  7254 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have never known ethics to be talked about so much as in the last year or two and we all know why. However, I was intrigued the other day when the Chartered Institute of Investment Services (CISI) (...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale bankingGroupMiFID
Previous 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |Next
24,835
Members
12,352
Comments
8,649
Posts
 
1,177
Active bloggers

Top bloggers: 30 days

Most viewed Engaging
Robert Siciliano

Security analyst, published author, tele...

Charmaine Oak

Shift Thought is a UK-based consultancy...

Jes Breslaw

http://www.delphix.com

Abhishek Chatterjee

Practice Director- Digital Services, EME...

Dan Glessner

Dan leads marketing for Quisk, Inc., a S...

Who is commenting on these posts

Bjorn Soland
Charmaine Oak
Abhishek Chatterjee
Ketharaman Swaminathan
ANJUL SHARMA
Laurence Leyden
KEVIN SMITH
Samarth Bhardwaj
Aditya Gupta
Jamuna Ravi
Tony Wenzel
Jozsef Czimer