Posts written by Sarah Rudolph

FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has launched a suite of eight equity indices aligned with the Paris Agreement on climate change, covering developed and emerging markets.  

NFT

NFT

Non-fungible token (NFT) sales rose to $2.47 billion in the first half of 2021, dwarfing those of first-half 2020 when sales totaled $13.7 million, Reuters reported.

Robinhood

Robinhood

Robinhood Markets, which is preparing for an IPO, must pay a record $70 million fine to settle charges brought by FINRA that it deceived and harmed its investors.

Gurbir Grewal

Gurbir Grewal

Gurbir Grewal, New Jersey's longest-serving attorney general, was appointed head of the SEC's enforcement division effective July 26, 2021.

Binance

Binance

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has ordered the London-based Binance affiliate Binance Markets Ltd. to stop all regulated activities in Britain in what Bloomberg called "one of the most significant regulatory moves to date against a cryptocurrency exchange."

Euroclear

Euroclear

The Bank of England ordered Euroclear to improve its technology and operational resilience after a glitch in 2020 ended a planned gilt purchase auction.

Digital Asset

Digital Asset

The software company Digital Asset has partnered with Nasdaq to enable Daml-driven applications on the Nasdaq Marketplace Services Platform, creating new opportunities for clients looking to launch digital marketplaces.    

Association for Financial Markets in Europe

Association for Financial Markets in Europe

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) announced Wednesday that Thalia Chryssikou, head of Global Sales Strats & Structuring at Goldman Sachs, was appointed as its first female chair of the board.

Richard Sandor

Richard Sandor

Dr. Richard Sandor, chairman and CEO of the American Financial Exchange, received an honorary professorship at Fudan University In Shanghai in recognition of his contributions in the field of emissions trading.

The Small Exchange

The Small Exchange

The Small Exchange, a new exchange geared toward retail investors, launched trading on the first Cannabis Equity Index Future (S420) on Monday, June 21.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets announced plans to combine MATCHNow and BIDS Trading, both of which it recently acquired, and launch a block trading platform in Canada called Cboe LIS. The launch is planned for February 1, 2022.  

Futures Industry Association

Futures Industry Association

The Futures Industry Association (FIA) on Wednesday announced an investment of $44 million by ten leading clearing firms to fund the strategic growth of FIA Tech, FIA's for-profit subsidiary.

Renee Jones

Renee Jones

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Renee Jones as director of the Division of Corporation Finance, effective June 21, 2021. She succeeds the division’s acting director, John Coates.

Singapore Exchange Limited

Singapore Exchange Limited

Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Monday launched the world’s first ESG REIT derivatives, fast-tracking access to the Japanese REIT sector for global asset managers and investors.

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.

Pin It on Pinterest