|Monday morning and Jignesh Shah may be about to incur more charges – plus ca change. Zagreb SE creates a crowdfunding partnership as NASDAQ looks at commodities in Singapore. CME has reduced its stake in BM&F Bovespa, and there’s more…
Full marks to Ron Attard and the EY team who put together a hugely impressive Malta National Attractiveness Day Conference last Friday. The 500+ senior decision makers from the islands reflected pretty much everybody at the top of Maltese industry as well as various interesting overseas speakers. It was a pleasure to speak on a panel about Fintech and I compliment Karl Mercieca of EY for his excellent chairing. The discussion itself, was not only notable for the presence of the finance minister saying close attention to the input of Malta SE Chairman Joe Portelli, Michael Xuereb of MFSA, EY expert Chris Portelli and myself.
In the public domain coming soon, there is Burgenstock (see banner on left) and likewise the Stuttgart SE 10th Anniversary MIFID Conference also advertised to your left… Various private briefings for me in the meanwhile with clients and amongst other trips, a day or two in Bahrain beckons.
A traditional school debate for decades has been “Columbus should have stayed at home.” Today Big world has the opportunity to ponder that notion against the backdrop of the latest US Presidential debate.
Happy Columbus Day and a Very Happy Canadian Thanksgiving day too…
CME Group Inc. reduced its stake in BM&FBovespa SA to 2.4% from 4%.
PLY: Holding remains above the 2% threshold required for CME to nominate a BM&F Bovespa board member.
Nasdaq Plans China Commodity Futures Trading In Singapore
News of the initiative comes as a number of foreign exchanges, including Nasdaq, Intercontinental Exchange and Deutsche Börse, have move
Lindsell Train’s Bullock: DB1/LSE On ‘Shakier Ground’
“If Deutsche Boerse’s chequered M&A history is anything to judge by, we may now be on shakier ground.”
BvB CEO: Romania Capital Market Close To Gaining Emerging Market Status
After almost four years of intensive effort by the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB), the Romanian capital market has been put on FTSE Russell’s
PLY: Romania, is at the tail-end of the psychobubble of asset inflation borne of QE. Bridezilla it might be, but emerging market is a step well ahead of its current position which is – attractive to the yieldhogging flourishing free cash and still a broadly ugly place to do business.
Warsaw Stock Market ‘Symbol Of Poland’s Success’: President
PLY: Plaudits to GPW on its 25th anniversary, celebrated at a glittering gala last week. It’s a shame the exchange has lost so much momentum entirely due to the ongoing fiddling and nitpicking of succesive governments. Make no mistake, Warsaw SE has deep problems ahead and there is no clear evidence the senior management or the manipulative government understand the predicament they face, let alone the way forward.
PLY: CEO Tomas Carruthers concerned about how impact makes an impact from Britain when the target is pan-European.
Resuming The Commodity Exchange Depends On The Supply Ministry’s Current Direction: Samy
Daily News Egypt
PLY: Market awaits the intentions of recently-appointed Supply Minister Mohamed Ali El-Sheikh.