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Gary Wright

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Technology changing the markets

25 June 2013  |  2808 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal" Albert Einstein In previous articles I have outlined the progression technology in the City that began to almost revolutionise the securities market in London. By the early to mid-seventies the amount of business transacted on the Stock Exchange was miniscul...

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Technology begins to change

14 June 2013  |  2385 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning" Albert Einstein Back in the day, the UK Stock Market was made up of a series of regional Stock Exchanges. Many in ports like Liverpool, Bristol, and Newcastle with others in historical heartland of industry, Manchester, Birmingham. I...

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City Managers part three

19 April 2013  |  1542 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine." David Ogilvy Unlike the once all powerful office manager, these new armies of managers who invaded th...

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The Greatest Project of

26 November 2012  |  3221 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Lunching with Iain Saville last week it brought back many memories of yesteryear, when the UK securities markets was reeling from the disaster that was the Taurus project. For those too young to k

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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3303 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...

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Who wins Central Matching or local?

30 October 2012  |  4167 views  |  0  |  Recommends 3

With settlement cycles shortening in Europe and in the USA, there is quite a debate going on in the market as to the best form of post-trade matching. Financial Services firms on both buy and sell-sid...

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HFT a force for good or evil

29 October 2012  |  3992 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

It seems to me that the Industry is split between the benefits or not, of high frequency trading (HFT) and it’s a polarisation which is so concerning that Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scie...

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Social media within financial services

23 October 2012  |  7683 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The explosion in members of social media sites shows no sign of slowing down and with Twitter now well established and introducing further expansion, the time may soon be with us when all the world’s ...

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Ratings gone quiet or the lull before the calm

18 October 2012  |  2970 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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Anti-money laundering - the final solution

15 August 2012  |  4942 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Money laundering continues to be a scourge on financial services. Recent cases of some of biggest and most respected banks clearly demonstrate that as time goes by the risk of money laundering keeps i...

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