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Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco is vice president of the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Speaking at our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity virtual event in July 2020, Cocco said the word that connects climate change and finance is “risk.” 

Leo Melamed

Leo Melamed

Leo Melamed, chairman emeritus at CME Group, was inducted into the Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame on Thursday in a virtual celebration of his contributions to the finance industry.

MATCHNow

MATCHNow

Cboe Global Markets confirmed it has completed its acquisition of the Toronto-based dark pool MATCHNow from Virtu financial.

Frédéric Oudéa

Frédéric Oudéa

Frederic Oudea, the CEO of Societe Generale, ousted two of his top deputies as he seeks more time to turn the trading business around after the lender’s worst loss since the financial crisis.

TP ICAP

TP ICAP

TP ICAP completed its acquisition of European equities and fixed income private brokerage Louis Capital Markets and MidCap Partners, saying the addition of Louis Capital will expand its cash equities and equity derivatives, fixed income and small-cap advisory business.

Borsa Italiana

Borsa Italiana

London Stock Exchange Group has started discussions to sell part or possibly all of its Borsa Italiana unit to satisfy European regulators examining its $27 billion deal for Refinitiv.

S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices

The SEC plans to bring an enforcement action against S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s biggest index providers for ETFs, for failing to provide sufficient disclosures on certain volatility-linked indexes in 2018, WSJ reports.  

Osaka Exchange

Osaka Exchange

Osaka Exchange, a division of Japan Exchange Group Inc. on Monday began futures trading in commodities including gold.  This makes the exchange the first to offer a one-stop trading platform in Japan for financial and commodities futures.

National Stock Exchange of India

National Stock Exchange of India

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Tuesday introduced trading in treasury bills (T-bills) and state development loans (SDLs) in its capital market segment. Investors can now buy and sell T-bills and SDLs through NSE trading members.

Financial Transaction Tax

Financial Transaction Tax

An EU financial transaction tax is back on the table due to the pressure of paying for the COVID-19 pandemic and the absence of Britain from the equation because of Brexit.

Richard Sandor

Richard Sandor

The American Financial Exchange (AFX) announced that its Chairman and CEO Dr. Richard L. Sandor will serve on the CFTC's Market Risk Advisory Committee’s (MRAC) Subcommittee on Interest Rate Benchmark Reform.

Unsung Heroes: Nasdaq’s Brenda Hoffman

Unsung Heroes: Nasdaq’s Brenda Hoffman

In the third installment of JLN's Unsung Heroes series, Brenda Hoffman, Nasdaq SVP and Head of Global Technology U.S. Markets Systems and Global Information Services, talks about the tools she and her colleagues at Nasdaq use to communicate during the time of the...

Brad Levy

Brad Levy

Symphony, a provider of secure collaboration for global markets, on Thursday announced the appointment of Brad Levy, former CEO of MarkitSERV, as president and chief commercial officer.

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

SarahRudolph@JohnLothian.com MarketsWiki Profile

Sarah Rudolph is Editor-in-Chief at John Lothian NewsShe is a Chicago-based journalist who has concentrated on financial services. She joined John Lothian News in 2008.

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