Category: Capital Markets

From local to global – building a modern financial centre

The City of London corporation has recently published a new report written by Bourse Consult – From local to global: Building a modern financial centre. The report identifies the key stages in the developments of financial centres, and defines the characteristics of

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London’s role as an international centre for RMB business continues to grow

London’s role in the global RMB market grew significantly during 2012, according to a new report published by the City of London Corporation and authored by Bourse Consult. Business volumes and the number of RMB products provided by London-based banks

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Bourse Consult report first deliverable in City of London RMB initiative

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer joined leading City institutions today (18 April) at the Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen London’s position as the leading western hub for international renminbi (RMB) business

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“Access rights” in clearing and settlement – are they worth anything?

There is a high level of interest currently in “access rights” in market infrastructures – that is, the right of of one infrastructure to provide a service to its customers based on the service provided by another infrastructure, for example,

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Ruben Lee on governance of financial market infrastructures

Ruben Lee has published a magisterial work on the governance of financial market infrastructures – a key question that has never been explored so thoroughly. While his report concentrates on how governance arrangements affect the efficiency and stability of markets,

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