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Peter J CooperCooper Sydney - Sydney

Getting Ready For Deflation

15 December 2008  |  3530 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My private banker's report came in today, his bank's view is very bearish. Finally coming into line with my feeling for nearly 12 months. Probably the most surprising though is the talk of deflation being a real risk, particularly in the UK. I have suspected this but not so soon. Is it getting worse faster than even the bears expected? I think so. ...

TagsTrade executionPost-trade & opsGroupFinance 2.0
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Data Integration a way towards consolidation and reduction

14 November 2008  |  3893 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At the FIMA conference this week in London, where I was speaking and chairing an afternoon session, the issue of Data Integration was debated, pulled apart and assessed by a whole range of expert people representing all links in the industry data chain. After two arduous days the results were disappointing. Everyone agrees that there is a ‘mass' o...

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Gary Wright
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I.T. Spending cuts; I think not?

04 November 2008  |  4107 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Tower Group is the latest research company to announce that there will be cuts in IT budgets for next year after the banking bailouts. Does this stand up to scrutiny as only a few short months ago mos...

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Gary Wright
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Consolidation of Clearing Houses good or bad?

03 November 2008  |  5132 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The DTCC buying LCH.Clearnet looks a no brainer deal for both companies with both increasing their business potential and both able to rationalise their cost structures. This is certainly the case at...

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Gary Wright
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Cross border settlement costs coming down

24 October 2008  |  4515 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After my recent blog and article commenting on the excellent progress at EMXCo in the drive to STP in the unitised funds space, the latest news that Euroclear's FundSettle has built an automated lin...

TagsPost-trade & opsGroupData Management 101
Gary Wright
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Crisis at AIM as listings dry up

20 October 2008  |  4441 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At this week's Corporate Finance forum the financial crisis was, as expected, at the top of the agenda. Two speakers presented equally doom laden news and the general mood was as downbeat as you can ...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & opsGroupOperational Risk Management
Gary Wright
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EMXCo An STP Story

17 October 2008  |  5954 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As news from the markets veer from bad to worse and each day brings more doom and gloom its worth noting one of the big success story's of the last few years. EMXCo were set up in the 20th century to ...

TagsPost-trade & opsRetail bankingGroupSEPA and European Payments
Gary Wright
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Why is ISO20022 important?

16 October 2008  |  13089 views  |  5 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I keep hearing about ISO20022 and notice that umpteen standards committees are in full swing together with SWIFT who are somewhere in the middle but what are they trying to achieve, for whom and for w...

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Gary Wright
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Islamic banking Tunis the next Dubai?

13 October 2008  |  3398 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

During the course of my visit to Tunis whilst undertaking a corporate actions benchmarking project, I became engrossed with the effort by the Tunisian government to create a significant new financial...

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Gary Wright
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A Thirst for Vengeance

09 October 2008  |  2963 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When the dust has settled on the financial crisis there will be a complete and detailed analysis by the politicians rather than the industry. The finance industry does suffer short memory syndrome and...

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