Stand by for light speed
Cover story: high frequency trading isn’t the only reason to deploy faster technology … Also in this issue: A road to nowhere? The UK’s plans to improve competition in retail banking are not without critics. The lure of the East: opportunities and challenges in the Middle East markets A watching brief: regulators are beefing up their […]
Next Level: the changing securities market
Cover story: the securities markets are changing rapidly, and none more so than fixed income. Also in this issue: Interview: Thomas Zeeb, chief executive of Six Securities Services, on the opportunities presented by Europe’s changing post-trade infrastructure Interview: Ruth Wandhöfer, global head, regulatory & market strategy at Citi Transaction Services, on the challenges still facing […]
Pay Magazine – Spring 2013
Prepaid: The Global Phenomenon; MCX Perspective on Mobile Payments; Special Section: Countdown to U.S. EMV; 2013 Paybefore Awards: Top 30 Winners, 12+ Countries; The NFC Debate: Yes, No or Maybe
New exchanges set out their stalls at TradeTech
The next generation of trading venues went head-to-head on the first day at TradeTech in London– each keen to present its model of how best to match buyers with sellers.
UK regulators concerned that EU legislators will close off “legitimate” trading activities
Regulators in the UK are concerned that some European governments will force through regulations that will close off legitimate market practices such as algorithmic trading because they do not fully understand the markets, said a panellist at the TradeTech event in London. Tim Rowe, head of the trading platforms and settlement team at the UK’s […]
Banking is too important to be left to banks – can governments do any better Also in this issue: Profile: Grand designs – Arun Jain, founder of Polaris Financial Technologies Same day, same settlement: same day payments are being adopted worldwide. What does that mean for D+1 settlement in Europe? Riding the OTC rollercoaster: new […]
The rush to Russia
Infrastructure reforms are intended to turn Moscow into an international financial centre. There is still a long way to go. Also in this issue: Interview: MPowa’s Dan Wagner – closing the m-commerce gap Mixing up the pieces: will seven-day account switching really bring more competition to the UK retail banking market? SEPA readiness: evidence is […]
Cover Story: The SEPA end date is now just a year away. Is everybody ready? Of course not.
New Year, New Job
New Year, New Job? With gloomy predictions and swingeing cuts at big firms, what do employment prospects look like in 2013? Also in this issue: Bloomberg’s Stanley Young on broadening its enterprise offerings. ART for art’s sake: Assess, Rationalise and Transform is the motto for risk management The Year Ahead: a round-up of views on what the year ahead […]