September 6 2016

elb2I thought yesterday looked busy so published Exchange Invest Daily Monday 5th September, so you may want to catch up there if you have been amongst the happy holiday folks…


The Inaugural CEE CMU summit will kick off the day of the 2nd CEE Capital Markets Awards September 15th in Warsaw. CMU summit features top line speakers from EBRD, European Issuers and, from this parish leading figures from Vienna, Zagreb, Sofia et al with me chairing the CMU stream. Email me or follow this link HERE to sign up.

Today In Exchange Invest

BIS data suggests US has the edge in OTC derivatives (whatever those are nowadays…), while Plato announces the deal I thought they had already told us about a year ago – oh plus a rebrand of sorts…

Hillary Clinton unveiled her new campaign jet – given it has been 9 months since she held a press conference, will the media be left to fly in the baggage hold lest the candidate actually speaks to the press in a group?


Public Markets


US Edges UK in OTC Derivative Dominance
PLY: 41% to 39% in BIS stats, very interesting times but London still punches significantly above its national weight.

HKEx Walks A Fine Line On New Market For Startups Despite Huge Risks
South China Morning Post
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s plan to have a new market for start-ups from the mainland and other regions looks fine on paper, but…
PLY: With, alas, an almost unparalleled propensity for getting their predictions wrong for HKEx development success, HKEx management are probably relieved that even Enoch Yiu is talking down the chances for an SME market…

HKEX Targets China’s Commodity Traders
Financial Times

PLY: Discusses the HKEx/LME Qianhai venture announced in June.

MCX CEO Mrugank Paranjape Optimistic
Market Advisor

Plus500 Revenues Fall 14% QoQ But YoY Growth Continues H1 2016

Plato Partnership Enters Cooperation Agreement With Turquoise

PLY: A bit of a rebrand, an attempt to make us believe the Politburo is making progress and really not sure what to say that wasn’t already said some time ago… QV October 29 2015.

Bursa Malaysia Introduces World’s First Comprehensive End-To-End Shariah Investing Platform With Bursa Malaysia-I



Private Markets
ZAR X To Troubleshoot With JSE As Monopoly Ends

PLY: Olive branch from ZAR X after JSE’s attempt to stop the competitor being regulated…

BSE: Revision Of Scrips In Trade To Trade Segment



Special Section: FTI, NSEL, India at the Crossroads


PLY: MCX flat, FTIL slightly higher, no news post bank Holiday Monday in India.



BME and BBV start up Bolivia Stock Exchange’s trading platform
Bolsa Boliviana de Valores (BBV) and BME have started up a new trading platform for the Latin American venue as part of the market’s upgrade.


Career Paths


Icap Hires Regulatory Expert Arjun Singh-Michelle Ahead Of Tullett Vote
FOW magazine
Icap has appointed a European legal expert as head of regulation for its voice broking unit as the broking giant starts a crucial week in its plan to sell assets to TNT…



Citadel’s Lenterman Is Appointed Head of Traders’ Association

PLY: Mark Spanbroek kept the position while Remco did his gardening leave, now the former IMC exec is back chairing FIA EPTA.
Further to news yesterday that Alexandre Zeller would be stepping down as Chairman of the Board of Directors at SIX at the end of September 2016, it appears he is headed to chair the board of Credit Suisse Switzerland.





How Crowdfunding Is ‘Changing’ Classrooms The World Over
Times of India


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