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More banks commit to blockchain
07 October 2015

The financial industry has taken another step towards embracing blockchain technology following the agreement of 13 more banks to support the initiative.

MiFID II unveiled by European Securities and Markets Authority
05 October 2015

Regulation would bring in large-scale market overhaul in a bid to restrict non-exchange dealing and commodity speculation while striving for more clarity over high-frequency trading.

Study finds large banks could save up to $4bn via trade processing system
30 September 2015

Research conducted by Broadridge has found that a shared utility format could allow large banks to save up to $4 billion each year.

Outflow anxiety prompts new regulations on liquidity
28 September 2015

US financial rule-makers have moved to galvanise regulation for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

ESMA announces delay in the release of MiFID II and MiFIR
25 September 2015

The publication of MiFID II and MiFIR has slipped further into next week, after suffering numerous delays in the last few months.

Investment bank support grows for blockchain
25 September 2015

Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are amoung the financial giants aligning to accomodate blockchain technology in the hope of spreading its usage across the financial sector.

More international clearing hubs in line for recognition
23 September 2015

Brussels is about to recognise five more countries as in possession of “equivalent” regulations to international clearing houses.

Exchange status officially sought by IEX
21 September 2015

Regulators in the US have finally received an application from dark pool IEX to become a stock exchange.

Exchanges move towards credit swaps trading
16 September 2015

Intercontinental Exchange is to re-launch its electronic trading platform, following its failure to get it off the ground in early 2014.

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