Month: May 2011

Is that what he meant?

There was an intriguing reference in the FT report of Reto Francioni’s remarks at the Deutsche Borse shareholder meeting. According to the FT, he referred to the “progressive introduction” of Eurex Clearing across the whole group and extension of risk

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London’s fate rests on who wins NYSE – FT Trading Room Video

The battle to takeover NYSE Euronext has a crucial bearing on the future of London as a global financial centre. Lynton Jones, chairman of Bourse Consult, explains to Jeremy Grant, why he thinks the Nasdaq/ICE deal will be beneficial while

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A fight for LIFFE?

Much of the debate surrounding the current competing bids for NYSE Euronext from Deutsche Börse and Nasdaq/ICE has concentrated on the equities business. But from the point of view of London, what really matters is the future of LIFFE, its

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Not quite final approval

Competition in the Australian equity market moved a little closer with yesterday’s announcement of Chi-X being granted a full securities trading license. It has been a long battle to open up this market. The story started way back in 2006

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