Tag: Euronext

More on competition policy

As news comes that the shareholders of both NYSE-Euronext and Deutsche Borse have approved their proposed merger, leaving the decision firmly in the hands of the European competition authorities, the UK’s Office of Fair Trading has published its report on

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Are the authorities serious about competition in financial markets?

The news that Deutsche Borse and NYSE Euronext have today notified their proposed merger to the European merger authorities starts a critical decision-making process for financial markets. It comes at a point when the approach to competition seems mixed. On

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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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Merger Mania – LSE/TMX and NYSE/Deutsche Börse

So the LSE is going to ‘merge’ with Canada’s TMX. (I use the word ‘merge’ advisedly – as with all mergers there is one leading partner. In this case, despite protestations of a merger of co-equals, it is the LSE.) 

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Can MTFs substitute for exchanges?

An interesting new study from BATS Europe examines what happened when trading on NYSE Euronext stopped for about half an hour on 13 October. It shows the extent to which MTFs have – and have not – become viable alternatives to

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