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Gary Wright
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Collateral liquidity

15 May 2012  |  3855 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The markets are struggling today with collateral management as never before. The fragmentation of market infrastructures, volatility in markets, increased margining requirements and counterparty risk ...

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Gary Wright
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The inevitability of inflation

10 May 2012  |  2561 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Austerity is the new global standard with Governments all over the world trying to get balance back into their sovereign debt. The knock-on effects are there for all to see. The Greek people have reac...

Gary Wright
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The madness of taking liquidity out of the market

24 April 2012  |  3205 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the world struggles for economic growth there is a weird onus on restructuring the markets and wrapping massive amounts of legislation and regulation around managing risks. It’s a knee jerk reactio...

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Gary Wright
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A new Clearing House; new law brings consolidation closer

30 March 2012  |  5503 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

News that NYSE Euronext is planning to build their own Clearing House for derivatives and is very interesting and a possible indictment of the quality of choice of alternative Clearing Houses in the m...

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Gary Wright
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The financial inevitability of Clearing House consolidation

20 March 2012  |  3988 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In Europe we are blessed (If that’s the right word) with many Clearing Houses. We are told that this provides competition and drives down prices while producing an environment for innovation. Can anyo...

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Gary Wright
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What happens when a Clearing House goes bust?

07 March 2012  |  4632 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today the chances that a Clearing House will default in the future have never been more likely. Political pressure and regulatory resolve is creating a risk concentrator within the clearing houses so ...

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Gary Wright
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Why is liquidity important?

20 January 2012  |  9062 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Now you would think this was an easy question, or at least I did. However, the once unquestioned value of liquidity to markets is now being knocked of its perch by politicians and people fazed by the ...

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Gary Wright
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The Bear Game

18 January 2012  |  2926 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the UK, the history of stock borrowing and lending has veered from being a well regulated, secure winner for all parts of the finance industry into an open season that is almost a free-for-all for ...

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Gary Wright
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Should short selling be banned?

13 January 2012  |  4334 views  |  9 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There has been a huge media outcry that short selling is a major reason for the economic crisis. Worryingly people in the industry have bought this message and many firmly believe that short selling i...

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Gary Wright
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Outsourcing:The loss of knowledge

19 October 2011  |  4835 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The last Post-Trade Forum debate was all about the pros and cons of outsourcing v internalisation. A cross industry panel of outsourcing experts debated with an audience of equal experts and thrashed ...

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