08 Mar 2019
It must be election year in Europe as the "tobin Tax " has yet again appeared on our radars ? James Tobin in the early seventies tried in vain to introduce this idea and most governments since have attempted to implement it as seeing the £££££$$$$ falling into their laps , luckily poiliticans are not businessmen/women . Back in 201...
10 Dec 2018
Blockchain has managed to survive 2018 and one cannot help wondering if regulators could of helped establish more confidence in this new currency provider ? Initial coin offerings (ICO) were hurried through without much thought to the market place with little or any governance which provided numerous scandals which sadly made the crypto market l...
23 Nov 2018
One of the very few benefits of open outcry trading was the fact that traders could see everyone trading and the chances of rogue trading was easier to spot compared to today. Through a virtual pit traders can see all bids and offers and completed deals as all traders have to be identified , therefore visible to the market place ? This simple
01 Nov 2018
Recent studies of several exchanges contracts suggest market abuse and manipulation is still in operation . Exchanges have always needed market makers to provide liquidity and volume especially with new contracts ,(crypto currency ),however we have recently seen several exchanges now beginning to employ their own . The question needs asking ? Do th...
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