Tag: City of London

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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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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LSE outage and change of plan begs more questions

The outage on Tuesday 2nd November of London Stock Exchange’s new Millennium Exchange system at its Turquoise MTF (see FT articles here and here) has elements of the mystery thriller about it. LSE’s announcement that “human error” which ”may have occurred in suspicious circumstances” was to blame has intrigued us all but there are other open questions to ponder.

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Bourse Consult report on carbon emissions market infrastructure

Bourse Consult was contracted by the City of London Corporation to examine the current state of the Post-Trade Infrastructure for Carbon Emissions Trading, focussing primarily on the EU Emissions Trading System. The report is timely, with the upcoming changes proposed

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