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Gary Wright

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Wealth Management - Turkeys Vote for Christmas

27 September 2013  |  3365 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At this week’s annual CISI Integrity debate the question about the honesty and integrity of Wealth Managers was debated with a packed audience of Wealth Management professionals. Now I use the word professionals, as one of the points raised during the presentations for and against the motion was the integrity of individual’s verses the industry an...

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Technology changing the markets

25 June 2013  |  2918 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal" Albert Einstein In previous articles I have outlined the progression technology in the City that began to almost revolutionise the securities market in London. By the early to mid-seventies the amount of business transacted on the Stock Exchange was miniscul...

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European Banking Union a first step to a win for the EU

01 February 2013  |  2106 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The first steps to creating a banking union have been safely negotiated and a course set that should eventually safeguard the tax payers from expensive banking failures. It will also put in place the ...

Gary Wright
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Many Shades of Grey in Data

11 December 2012  |  1957 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For those in the know, data contributions are an on-going problem for the integrity of financial markets. The subject surfaced this year with the Libor scandal, which despite moving off the front page...

Gary Wright
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Business Potential of Social Networks in Finance Services

20 November 2012  |  2947 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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...

Gary Wright
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The Cost of FX in T plus 2

16 November 2012  |  3284 views  |  2 comments | recommendations 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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Gary Wright
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Collateral liquidity and possible solutions

19 October 2012  |  4090 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Collateral liquidity is causing huge concerns at the moment and this could really move towards the top of the industry to do list by this time next year. OTC is very likely to suck even more liquidity...

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Gary Wright
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Getting to grips with Rogue Traders

17 October 2012  |  3574 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At a City forum yesterday a representative from the FSA presented the seventeen definitions behind the operational risk management principles, which financial services firms are expected to practice t...

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Gary Wright
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Banking becoming Clearer

16 October 2012  |  3092 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most market experts agree that putting OTC into central clearing is a bad idea born from good intentions, but terrible knowledge of market operations and how to reduce risks. To the politician and the...

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Gary Wright
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May be it's because I'm a Londoner

13 August 2012  |  1897 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Well it’s over and the golden time is finished for another four years, after a great East End knees up that once again showcased the British culture and talent that we have given the world. The last t...

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