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Gary Wright

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The future of FIX

29 November 2012  |  3248 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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The Greatest Project of

26 November 2012  |  2939 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 know or with short memories of the horror of the TAURUS project - TAURUS being the code name for a system to bring settlement efficiencies into t...

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Business Potential of Social Networks in Finance Services

20 November 2012  |  2603 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have been thinking a lot recently about networks and the sheer frustration and costs that abound in financial markets because the current market structures simply don’t work on any satisfactory leve...

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The Cost of FX in T plus 2

16 November 2012  |  2937 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 ...

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A business case for SWIFT

13 November 2012  |  3973 views  |  11  |  Recommends 2

For many years I have been totally focused on message standards as one of the main drivers for financial services efficiencies that benefit investors and society in general. For this reason when SWIFT...

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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3047 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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Harnessing the risks of social networking in finance

02 November 2012  |  3435 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Whenever I get into a conversation about social networking with someone from a financial services firm the discussion quickly turns to risk and then almost fear of a force out of their control. The na...

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