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Madrid Aims for Quality Above Speed

Financial Times – By Jeremy Grant – June 11, 2012 Walk into the office of Antonio Zoido, chief executive of the company that runs the Madrid stock exchange, and you step back into a time when business was done at … Continue reading

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WFE Names Erkan as New Chief

Financial Times – By Jeremy Grant – June 18, 2012 The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on Monday appointed Hüseyin Erkan, former head of Turkey’s biggest bourse, as its new secretary general as the group seeks to beef up its … Continue reading

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Dollar Shortage Seen in $2 Trillion Gap Says Morgan Stanley

Bloomberg News – By Lukanyo Mnyanda, Emma Charlton, and Allison Bennett – June 18, 2012 Central banks rebuilding foreign-exchange reserves at the fastest pace since 2004 are crowding out private investors seeking U.S. dollars, boosting demand even as the Federal … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Decline As Merkel Says No Leeway For Greece

Bloomberg News – By Rita Nazareth – June 18, 2012 U.S. stocks declined after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the new Greek government should not be granted additional leeway on the terms of its bailout and Spanish bond yields advanced … Continue reading

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Profiles in High Frequency Trading: Alex Frino

Alex Frino is a Professor of Finance at the University of Sydney and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre Ltd.  Dr. Frino possesses a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University and … Continue reading

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Nikkei Rises to One-Month Closing High on Greek Vote

Reuters – By Dominic Lau – June 18, 2012 TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average topped 8,700 for the first time in a month on Monday after Greece’s pro-bailout parties won a parliamentary majority at weekend elections, … Continue reading

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Futures Fade As Enthusiasm Over Greek Vote Wanes

Reuters – By Chuck Mikolajczak –        June 18, 2012 (Reuters) – Stocks were poised for a lower open on Monday as initial enthusiasm over a victory for pro-bailout parties in Greek elections was overshadowed by rising Spanish and Italian bond … Continue reading

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High Speed Traders Look to Restructure

Financial Times – By Philip Stafford and Arash Massoudi – June 17, 2012 Many high speed trading companies that have reshaped equities trading in recent years are restructuring due to low market volumes and fierce new competition. Some of the … Continue reading

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Nikkei Closes Flat, Investors Wary of Greece

Reuters – By Sophie Knight – June 15, 2012 TOKYO, June 15 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average ended flat on Friday as a risk-off atmosphere pervaded ahead of a pivotal election in Greece at the weekend, but losses were … Continue reading

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Japan Electronic Trade Venues Seek Regulatory Love

MarketWatch – By V. Phani Kumar – May 24, 2012 An earlier version of this report misidentified the name of the Japanese securities regulator. The report has been corrected. TOKYO (MarketWatch) — Having survived a major shake-out, Japan’s two main … Continue reading

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