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Gary Wright

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Many Shades of Grey in Data

11 December 2012  |  1634 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 pages is still very much an open issue, without a solution. Whilst Libor grabbed the headlines, it is by no means the only benchmark that has a dubious ...

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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3323 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 large degree it has long met its original objectives but there is still much that can be achieved so the future of FIX perhaps needs to be redefined. J...

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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3123 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  |  3749 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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Banking becoming Clearer

16 October 2012  |  2805 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Most market experts agree that putting OTC into central clearing is a bad idea born from good intentions, but terrible knowledge of market operations and how to reduce risks. To the politician and the...

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Identity management the key to linking operations

17 July 2012  |  3486 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

Historically banks have built business and operations in silos, and over decades, despite numerous mergers and purchases creating the proverbial one stop shop, the typical bank still maintains a verti...

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Responsibility and accountability of the LIBOR scandal

13 July 2012  |  2881 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

At a meeting of City friends I was intrigued by the discussion concerning responsibility and accountability in financial services today. Bearing in mind the age range within the discussion and our vas...

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Brussels on trial

16 May 2012  |  1620 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

With the current state of the European economy and the massive problems facing the Euro the politicians in Brussels aided by the Governments of France and Germany stand accused of a dereliction of dut...

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Collateral liquidity

15 May 2012  |  3145 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The markets are struggling today with collateral management as never before. The fragmentation of market infrastructures, volatility in markets, increased margining requirements and counterparty risk ...

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Austerity alternative?

09 May 2012  |  1587 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The last few years have seen Governments introducing austerity measures as the solution to the gigantic sovereign debts, which have accumulated over decades. Of course it’s not just Government debt bu...

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