ESMA

Jul
29

204 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast July 29th, 2023

Steady NASDAQ Growth as DB1, Euroclear Makes Great Leaps Forward Thanks To Interest Income Growth, CME Pauses With 3% Layoffs, And Exchange Invest Finds The Barbie Effect
10 min read
May
06

192 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast May 6th, 2023

Hong Kong Exchanges profits soar 28% as Hong Kong is open for business once again, NPM seeks to go T+10 from T+forever, Euroclear’s Curious Windfall
14 min read
May
03

Exchange Invest 2649: Colombian CCP Recognised by ESMA

What do the Taiwanese, Malaysian, Israeli and even Colombian CCPs have that LCH, ICE Clear London, LME Clear et al don’t? Recognition by ESMA.
11 min read
Mar
28

Exchange Invest 2621: Makepeace Reforms The Band

It’s a FTSE deja vu for Mark Makepeace, albeit in a format better suited to the digital age than the stodgy LSEG. FT and SGX are partnering with a new Wilshire Index business under the direction of “Mr FTSE” - a fantastic fruition to his first year with Wilshire.
9 min read
Mar
27

Exchange Invest 2620: Oz CSD Competition

The monopoly beast may yet be challenged - the Australian Labour government makes its boldest steps yet to open Australian equity markets to competition.
11 min read
Mar
22

Exchange Invest 2616: Swiss Imbalance

If you don’t know UBS acquired Credit Suisse last weekend (faster than the CS PR dept could say “merger of equals, oh wait a moment…”) then I envy your clearly commodious sub rock abode.
9 min read
Mar
18

185 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast March 18th, 2023

$7.2 Million For Eris, the FTC still says no to ICE Black Knight, Sesame Street does financial meltdown – and this week’s letter for bust banks is “S”.
8 min read
Mar
10

Exchange Invest 2606: FTC Still Says No

…Then again it’s spot on when asked of Chairman Behnam who has been discredited by his frat boy cheerleading for SBF / FTX while ‘regulating’ FTX.US all the way to a $116 million client shortfall under his watch.
10 min read
Mar
07

Exchange Invest 2603: NYSE Posits Reform

At just what point does SBF actually lose his freedom as a result of not merely using VPNs and generally breaking bail terms but also looking like a slam dunk for a long spell after a verdict which will - heaven forfend - pronounce him guilty?
11 min read
Mar
03

Exchange Invest 2600: Refinitiv Deal Working?

The question today is not so much how aligned Coinbase may be but rather is there going to be an attempt to take down Binance given it continues to attract the ‘FUD-4!’ folk amongst even the US political establishment?
13 min read
Feb
23

Exchange Invest 2593: Euronext Allfunds Bid

…This is from an organisation which is still unable to convincingly explain how its ‘independent’ US entity was forced to push $400 million through in a single transaction to a fund controlled by the Binance founder and global CEO.
9 min read
Feb
22

Exchange Invest 2592: Indo-European CCP Confusion

“In reality, bitcoin has been through four crashes now and recovered each time. That makes it different from a pure asset bubble. Tulips never recovered in price, neither did the South Sea company ever come back from its collapse.
8 min read
Feb
17

Exchange Invest 2588: CZ’s $400 Million Shuffle

Over at Binance why stop the mixed messaging now just when the going is getting tough?
11 min read
Feb
10

Exchange Invest 2582: Binance Pushing For SRO?

Binance fronting an SRO at first glance struck me as akin to say, Cosa Nostra coordinating a small business convention?
9 min read
Feb
08

Exchange Invest 2580: Bank Noose Binance

I don’t suddenly feel Binance is the perfect, transparent venue of goodness and light which will be able to keep P2P transfers functioning securely...
6 min read