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An old world for Stock Borrowing and Lending

30 January 2012  |  4725 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The announcement of the ESMA industry consultation relating to this year’s implementation of new regulations for the revision of the markets for short selling, including stock borrowing and lending can only be welcomed. However, it’s really ironic that the thrust of the concerns around stock borrowing and lending appear to me to be an admission t...

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Breaking up of the Euro contingency projects

25 January 2012  |  3471 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Much to my surprise I found out recently that a large number of UK Banks have already been working on their plans for the eventual breakup of the Euro. As I understand it the banks are basing their plans around first one Euro State going, quickly followed by others, with various scenarios being played out. For example, a split, with the northern E...

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Gary Wright
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Getting the most from trade finance

23 January 2012  |  3076 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Investment banks have enormous positions to fund on a daily basis. This will include not only its own proprietary positions but also those of its clients who make use of the bank’s market capabilities...

TagsTrade executionWholesale banking
Gary Wright
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Why is liquidity important?

20 January 2012  |  8283 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  |  2746 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  |  4029 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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