Month: October 2009

Is the stock exchange an endangered species?

When MiFID opened up European trading so that the incumbent stock exchanges faced competition from nimble new entrants in the form of MTFs, there was excited speculation that the old would rapidly lose out to the new. In fact the revolution has been less than overwhelming.

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Trading in Europe and America: a long way to catch up?

Trading volumes in Europe are far, far below those in the US. Are they going to catch up?

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