Archive for: November, 2012
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 29/11/2012 | 2108 views
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.
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 26/11/2012 | 1769 views | 3 comments
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 the UK ma...
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 20/11/2012 | 2254 views
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 level and are fraught with legacy technology, thinking and protective, vested interests. I have raised the question of why SWIFT is never challenged...
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 16/11/2012 | 2532 views | 2 comments
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 markets, the problems intensify considerably for cross-border investing.
It’s not really a Eurozone issue, as we all know that London is the ...
Tags: Trade execution, Risk & regulation
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Gary Wright - BISS Research - London | 13/11/2012 | 3433 views | 11 comments
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 opened up to the securities markets all those decades ago it was an obvious decision to utilise the incumbent network in the international financial ...
09 Nov, 2012
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 2680 views
Tags: Post-trade & ops
02 Nov, 2012
Gary Wright - BISS Research - London 3036 views | 1 comment