Tag: ECB

Securities settlement in 2020

The European Central Bank has just hosted a wide-ranging conference looking into the future of securities settlement. It was particularly valuable for bringing together an impressive spread of panellists from around the world, as well as the “usual suspects” from

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Central counterparties and central banks

Jeremy Grant has raised an interesting point in his Quick View in the FT Trading Room, where he discusses the debate in the US about whether central counterparties (CCPs) should have access to the Federal Reserve’s Discount Window in a crisis.

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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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