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An old world for Stock Borrowing and Lending

30 January 2012  |  4226 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The announcement of the ESMA industry consultation relating to this year’s implementation of new regulations for the revision of the markets for short selling, including stock borrowing and lending ...

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Should short selling be banned?

13 January 2012  |  3247 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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Rating Agencies Stampeding Cattle

17 November 2011  |  3151 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Since the first signs of the Credit Crunch and the debacle of bad asset valuation in the subprime disaster, the role of Credit Rating Agencies has created deep concern for Governments and Regulators a...

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Now is the winter of our discontent

20 October 2011  |  2976 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This October, it’s 25 years since ‘Big Bang’ and with the current global financial and economic disaster inflicting everyone on the planet and protests against capitalism worldwide, a reflection on th...

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Today I died

03 October 2011  |  1819 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Yes, sadly I died at 4.20pm today! This was the only solution to enable BT to merge my phone line (in my name) with my broadband account (in my wife’s name) in order to take up the offer of a joint p...

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Short selling the argument

26 August 2011  |  3945 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

I have been debating the importance of short selling to markets and investors over the past few days and next year will be creating a debate for the Post Trade Forum on short selling. However, what ha...

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There can be only one

21 February 2011  |  7285 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Consolidation upon consolidation in the Exchange and MTF space with the values given to the purchased or merged business leaves me thinking that in the end there can be only one. The many MTFs set up...

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Getting a better deal for the investor

10 November 2010  |  2096 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Since MiFID the EU markets have changed forever and we all have to get used to the new order, however, change often brings about unforeseen problems and business opportunities leading to unintended co...

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Lets hear it for the news

27 October 2010  |  3364 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A lasting memory of SIBOS this year is the fantastic job that FINEXTRA has done in bringing up to date news, informative interviews, comments and some real entertainment during very long days. Nick H...

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MTF Consolidation it starts

24 August 2010  |  2405 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

So Chi -X has a mystery bidder! Its not a suprise to me and no doubt others as the MTF model is a lousy business plan in the long term and only great for initial investors looking to grab a return on ...

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