Tag: ICE

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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Exchange Consolidation Redux

My last blog suggested that the best outcome for LIFFE would be a tie up with ICE. At which point ICE and Nasdaq OMX withdrew their bid. In the latest demonstration of my powers of prediction I circulated a presentation

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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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Carbon market crisis: round-up of recent developments

This post provides a round-up of developments in the carbon market infrastructure since the crisis broke in January: the reopening of some registries; resumption of trading at some exchanges; and some legal and regulatory developments

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