Tag: Nasdaq OMX

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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Is life changing too rapidly for the exchanges?

I recently gave a lecture to the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School about the way in which the exchanges have evolved over the years. As the audience was non specialist the presentation was intended to cover the

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