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27 October 2014

Unseen Danger: What Might Go Wrong for CCPs?

Thomas Krantz, Thomas Murray

Enough complexity remains in derivatives products and among counterparties that it might be impossible to predict how every crisis event would unfold. And while central clearing may have thrust risk onto the CCPs, they aren’t the only source of potential damage. rest of story...

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    Voice Trading Gets New Life

    Despite the meteoric rise of electronic and algorithmic trading, voice trading still has a place in the markets, notes Jack Bloch, head of development trading and dispatch at Unify, who points to smaller trading ...
     
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    Commission Unbundling – What Does It Mean for the Industry?

    In the push for transparency, regulators are proposing much tougher unbundling rules to make asset managers think harder about how they spend clients’ money. Tim Wildenberg, CEO of Neonet, a specialist ...
     
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    New Rules Needed for High-Tech Trading

    US regulators’ high-profile focus on high-frequency trading and dark pools has reined in predatory excesses and helped restore some investor confidence in the market, says Jim McCaughan, chief executive ...
     
 

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Buy Side to Boost Use of Futures

Matt Simon, Luther Zhao, TABB Group, TABB Group

Rising volatility and interest rates and the ongoing futurization of swaps will help drive futures market participation and trading volumes higher in 2015. Continue

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