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Jul
18

A Tale of Two Brokers: EI 3019

Chuck Corp is profit stagnant as the Peterffy machine flies once again. The contrast in profit growth from IBKR and the much  more staid Schwab could not be more marked.
8 min read
Jul
17

KASE MOEX Conscious UnCoupling: EI 3018

...the US needs to exercise restraint as KASE seeks to remove its MOEX shareholder. At the same time, while clearly MOEX must be frustrated...
7 min read
Jul
16

Oz Countdown to Chaos: EI 3017

The media is the moral compass, the blob is clearly incapable of regulating and the marketplace per se. Oh Whither This Actual Farce?
10 min read
Jul
15

ICE Age Intensifies: EI 3016

The ICE age is heating up. 
13 min read
Jul
13

Celebrating 2 Revolutions : EI Weekend 3015

From the US revolution July 4 to CMR T+1. With one bell ring and a few gavel bashes at its core, we had the best day ever Friday July 5th!
11 min read
Jul
12

Rearranging Deckchairs on IPO Titanic : EI 3014

UK has new rules to staunch the bleeding as LSEG ought to adopt a new strap line of “defining irrelevance.”
11 min read
Jul
11

Split ASIC? : EI 3013

It would appear the Australian Parliament has woken up to the failings of ASIC - what next, a proper crackdown on the ASX?
8 min read
Jul
10

CCP Stress Tests Strain EU Plans : EI 3012

The EU’s own CCP stress tests demonstrate the folly of EU efforts to deliver prosperity through protectionism via the Euro.
10 min read
Jul
09

HK Growth? : EI 3011

Hong Kong is looking at building a metals warehouse which could become a vital east-west bridgehead into / out of the Chinese markets via subsidiary LME. At the same time, HKEX continues to work on the RMB yield curve which is perhaps the biggest single opportunity of the moment in ETD.
7 min read
Jul
08

China Clamp Down? : EI 3010

China’s regulator is pledging to clamp down on financial fraud…
9 min read
Jul
06

Vive La Revolution!: EI Weekend 3009

A brief look back at the Capital Market Revolution!
13 min read
Jul
05

WFE To IOSCO Drop Dead!: EI 3008

IOSCO is in Titanic sinking depth deep water if even the habitually spineless WFE can take down their most recent (and utterly daft) report.
8 min read
Jul
04

IOSCO’s Embarrassment: EI 3007

IOSCO gets fundamental facts wrong while trying to cocoon bourses in more complex and regressive rules. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
5 min read
Jul
03

Nickel Nightmare Revisited : EI 3006

In the wake of the LME’s victory, Elliott return to the courts to appeal over the Nickel nightmare verdict.
6 min read
Jul
02

7 Out Of 10: EI 3005

Seven out of the top ten IPOs listen @NYSE in H1 2024 with a fabulous $12 billion raised across all listings. 
12 min read