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Another Leap Forward

Another Leap Forward

This article first appeared in Waters. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index broke 6,000 points on Oct. 17, just as the World Federation of Exchanges held its annual conference in Shanghai. London Stock Exchange CEO...

Waters Exclusive: Asia Report

Waters Exclusive: Asia Report

Despite connectivity issues, regulatory hurdles and liquidity barriers, traders are eager to try out algorithms. Electronic trading and the use of algorithms in Asian markets continue to grow despite regulatory hurdles and technological bottlenecks....

Hedge Funds: Ready, Set …

Hedge Funds: Ready, Set …

Emerging markets pose regulatory obstacles and provide fewer trading options but offer the biggest opportunities. When Lou Gerken first started investing in Asia in the mid-70s as an investment professional at London’s GT Capital,...

Is China Too Hot to Handle?

Is China Too Hot to Handle?

The Chinese government takes steps to put a lid on an overheated stock market. New Chinese investors are rushing into the stock market like buyers trying to get their hands on an Apple iPhone...

Competition Looms

Competition Looms

Exchanges and regulators must brace for increased volumes as ATSes and crossing networks pour in resources, but governments are likely to remain protective. Alternative trading systems and crossing networks for equities are ramping up...