Exchange Invest 2772: UK Blob Launches Blamestormers Anonymous
What a piteous shambles the LSEG and its fellow apologist cum regulator the FCA are. The latest bleatstorm blamestorm from the pair of them was at a conference essentially blaming anybody - the mainstream meeja, you name it, the issuers themselves for daring to list overseas…
202 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast July 15th, 2023
LME Make A Chairman Surprise,
DB1 SimCorp Delayed,
There's a New B3 NASDAQ Deal,
And the UK Extends Short Selling
Exchange Invest 2702: LME Chair Surprise
It’s a pity to see Marco Strimer reach the end of his term limits (never been convinced the Cadbury recommendations are always logical but the FCA polices them rather zealously) while his replacement David Warren is an experienced exchange hand…
193 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast May 13th, 2023
Senator Gazza?, ICE Masterclass once again , Record CBOE Profits for their 50th anniversary, And indeed, a similar Happy Birthday at the half century mark to the DTCC
188 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast April 8th, 2023
Alasdair Haynes of Aquis is going from strength to strength despite London’s soggy equity market. The BMLL lake has become a global data ocean.
Exchange Invest 2627: LIBOR Alive
LIBOR replacement is one of the great wastes of time forced upon markets by an eager whataboutery cabal of politicians and regulators, neither of whom took the time to think anything through.
Exchange Invest 2618: COIN Problems
Coinbase is in the eyes of a storm - one part is easy to work out, the other part awaits clarification from the SEC.
Exchange Invest 2615: Happy 160 Stockholm
Nowhere is this clearly than in this gem of drivel from the Brussels Bugle: Humbled 'Crypto Bros' Don Blazers For Boca Raton (FT) which almost but not quite, completely fails to encapsulate last week’s Boca FIA meeting.
Exchange Invest 2608: S-Bank Hell
Moscow profits jump as the market battles to escape the ravages of Putin’s Ukrainian invasion while over in crypto, it’s another day of Bitcarnage leading to a stressful weekend for many.
Exchange Invest 2602: $8.9 bln FTX Shortfall
So after the property exposés, the billion dollar loans, the PJs on demand, the Nassau executive car fleet, at least one incredible Daiquiri bill and of course a serious operation aimed at buying the US government…
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?
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.
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?
Exchange Invest 2581: Euroclear’s Record Year
SBF did however have a setback with no relaxation of his bail contract provisions: U.S. Judge Rejects Bail Proposal For FTX Founder Bankman-Fried (Reuters)
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...