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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

The MiFID is dead, long live the ... ELF?

30 November 2007  |  4234 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Okay, so you are probably reading this blog because of the title, so I had best explain what it is all about. In the olden days - so I understand - when the UK Monarch died, a courtier used to announce the "King is dead, long live the King". Presumably this was both to signal the passing of an era, as well as to express continuity of the...

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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

First MiFID Market impact?

22 November 2007  |  4491 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The FT has reported that the UK's only residential property stock exchange, the Property Investment Market, has been forced to suspend its business after failing to meet new MiFID regulations. They have failed to gain approval so far from the FSA as a Multilateral Trading Facility or MTF. This news is interesting (using the word in its MiFID sen...

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Decade of Weather Derivatives Markets!!!

20 November 2007  |  4417 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After nearly a decade of weather derivatives trading, the exchange traded weather risk products started picking up in volumes and popularity, but still there are a lots of interesting points to observ...

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Trading to take a latency advantage!!

19 November 2007  |  3907 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With increased Algorithamic trading, latency is becoming such a differentiator and competitive advantage in a lot of markets, that firms are looking hard for any chance to make them a little faster th...

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John Cant
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Avoiding a MiFID Hangover

07 November 2007  |  2802 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So you survived MiFID Day, and indeed the first MiFID week; survived the incessant MiFID blogs and weeklong MiFID press coverage, History of MiFID, MiFID in numbers, and special features on MIFID from...

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