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Short selling the argument

26 August 2011  |  4056 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 has amazed me is the almost complete lack of understanding there is around about the importance of short selling. It has certainly become emotive. The...

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Outsourcing takes a blow

15 August 2011  |  4928 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The recent announcement by Penson that it is undertaking a massive restructuring worldwide including selling the UK (and potentially the Australian) Back office outsourcing business could be an indicator that the existing outsourced industry is about to go into a mass change. Penson have tried to become a world supplier of back office outsourced s...

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The value of European CCPs

03 August 2011  |  3041 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In an industry full of risks the role of the central counterparty is perhaps the most important of the market infrastructures. The recent past shows distinctly how much firms have had to rely on CCPs ...

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Founded by Dirk Kinvig
Date 28 Apr 2011
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The Post Trade Forum's aim is to propagate debate and discussion between senior practitioners in Post Trade Operations in the global securities market; to bring about increased awareness and knowledge across both buy-side and sell-side financial institutions in financial products and be a focal point for firms and practitioners to air views.
 
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