Month: May 2010

NYSE Euronext and LCH.Clearnet: some observations

NYSE Euronext has announced that it intends to spend $60 million to build two new clearing houses, in London and Paris, to be operational by the end of 2012, bringing in-house the clearing of cash and derivative contracts currently undertaken

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Lib Dems force changes to City Regulation

So the UK has a new government. Many have been the doomsayers who have criticised the negotiating process which led to the formation of the Tory/Lib Dem coalition (notwithstanding the fact that it was achieved pretty rapidly compared to the

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High-Frequency Trading in Europe and the US – some insights

CESR has just published the responses to its consultation on Micro-structural issues of the European Equity Markets. These offer some insights into the scale of High-Frequency Trading (HFT) in Europe, summarised below.

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