In Today’s Exchange Invest
A slightly earlier than usual edition as I am zooming off to chair the first CEE CMU Summit this morning…
CMU prioritised, Prips rules derailed by MEPs, MCX tests off exchange, NSE discusses listing with Sebi and there’s more…
Great to catch up with speakers including Erja Retzen of NASDAQ, Ivana Gazic of Zagreb SE, Ivan Takev of Sofia SE, Florence Bindelle and Aleksandra Palinska of European Issuers at last evening’s jury dinner for the CEE Capital Markets Awards. All of the above names plus the likes of CEESEG CFO Petr Koblic and the EBRD’s Jacek Kubas will be in action on the inaugural CEE CMU summit panels I am chairing this morning.
Then this evening it’s the 2nd Annual CEE Capital Markets Awards Gala – with an excellent lineup of nominees vying for 20 awards.
EU President Juncker gave his state of the Union address yesterday which gets interested folks in a lather. The important bit for parishioners was the prioritisation of Capital Markets Union (CMU) and on that note, I must zoom to chair the first CEE CMU forum…
MCX Conducts Live Trading From Its Disaster Recovery Site
Times of India
NSE To Meet Regulator For Clarity On Its Listing
PLY: NSE apparently remains uncomfortable about Sebi’s bizarre demand that exchanges can only list on a rival platform…
PLY: After all the hype, as expected the international players don’t seem to be interested currently but BSE remains eager to set up a bourse in the GIFT IFC development.
PLY: $105,000, under half last year’s level.
The government will soon start a pilot project to help farmers sell foodgrains through online platforms like National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange
Why Bermuda Will Remain Central To Risk Transfer Innovation
Intelligent Insurer (subscription)
PLY: Includes input from Greg Wojciechowski, chief executive of the Bermuda Stock Exchange.
CFTC Staff Announces That Yieldbroker Pty Limited Qualifies For No-Action Relief
Exchange News Direct
Special Section: FTI, NSEL, India at the Crossroads
PLY: FTIL down 1%, MCX up 1%, no NSEL news.
Coinpit Takes First Steps Toward Trustless Bitcoin Futures Exchange
PLY: Multisign technology touted as a means to avoid hacking and theft of Bitcoin in exchanges…
Commodities May Be A Sweet Spot For Blockchain
By enabling ‘smart contracts’ with automated post-trade processing, for example, the technology could eliminate the need for clearing houses.
PLY: Warehouse stock error attracting a modest fine goes down like, well, a lead balloon, with some.
SGX Strengthens Index Business Through Partnership With S&P Global Market Intelligence
Asia Asset Management
Having been a proposed appointee to the board of HLDCO123 plc June 1, as the shotgun ‘merger’ was being planned, Andrea Munari is standing down from the LSEG board October 1st while Andrea Sirona, Chairman of Borsa Italiana SpA since January 2016 will replace Mr Munari on both the LSEG board and the ‘holdco’ board.
Kristin Peck, EVP and President of U.S. Operations at Zoetis (NYSE: ZTS), a NYSE-listed global leader in the discovery, development, manufacture and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines that was spun off by Pfizer in 2013, has joined the board of Thomson Reuters.
Axioma, a risk and portfolio management solution vendor, announced the appointment of Steve Mann as Chief Marketing Officer.
Axel van Nederveen, Treasurer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has joined the board of ISDA.
The Quebec AMF is seeking circa 15 candidates to serve on a Technological Innovation Advisory Committee (TIAC). The TIAC’s work will be closely related to that of the AMF’s Fintech Working Group,
European Union Stops Harmonization Process For Crowdfunding Rules
A woman accused of causing the death of a cyclist is believed to be the first person to face a crowdfunded private prosecution.
Shanghai Police Investigates Online Platforms’ Fundraising
Equity Market Structure In 2016 And For The Future, SEC Chair Mary Jo White, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 2016, Keynote Address, Security Traders Association, 83rd Annual Market Structure Conference