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The index fix?

July 1, 2008

Indices fuel the global investment industry, providing a critical measure of market activity and investment performance. But do we really understand how they are created, or indeed whether they should be trusted? By Michelle Price.

Minnow rides a wave

July 1, 2008

Vienna Stock Exchange’s strategy is raising its profile internationally as it develops indices and a data distribution network, Geraldine Lambe reports.

The new order?

July 1, 2008

The European trading venue landscape has experienced a period of unprecedented activity.

Exchange trades up

June 2, 2008

The newly rebranded Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange is branching into listing exchange-traded funds in a bid to increase its market stronghold, writes Lucia Dore.

Power guzzlers’ secret is out

June 2, 2008

IT operations are energy-hungry and eco-unfriendly, making trading operations – banks’ most IT-intensive functions – increasingly unsustainable. But some improvements are being made. Michelle Price reports.

Perfect positioning

May 5, 2008

A pragmatic commercial approach and sensible regulation have contributed to the Bermuda Stock Exchange’s development and global success.

Prime location for listing

May 5, 2008

Luxembourg’s profile as an international finance centre has seen significant growth in recent years, on the back of its increasing focus on international listings.

The benefits of vertical integration

May 5, 2008

By covering the whole value chain through an integrated business model, exchanges can benefit all of their customer groups from issuers to private investors, says Rainer Riess of Deutsche Börse.

Malaysian market remains resilient

May 5, 2008

The Malaysian Bourse’s keen focus on market appeal and its diversity of investment opportunities put it in a strong position to capitalise on opportunities in the changing financial environment.

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