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Past articles by Samuel:

MarketAxess COO Chris Concannon: ‘I like to solve complex challenges’

The plumber turned MarketAxess COO has every intention of leading an electronic revolution in the bond market → Read More

European exchanges vow to keep trading through the market turmoil

The London Stock Exchange and the lobby group for its industry in Europe have pledged to keep their doors open throughout the steep market downturn sparked by the escalating coronavirus pandemic. Market volatility has soared as the respiratory illness has spread throughout Europe, dragging leading indices down with panicked investors rushing to dump equities. Stocks have continued to fall… → Read More

FCA offers City firms leeway on trader call recordings while virus spreads

More and more traders are being asked to work away from main offices to help combat the spread of Covid-19 → Read More

LME to shut down Ring trading after member tests positive for Covid-19

Metals trading will temporarily shift to a back-up site in Chelmsford, Essex → Read More

LSE sticks to Refinitiv timetable despite EU antitrust disruption from Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the European Commission's ability to properly scrutinise transactions → Read More

EU tightens up short-selling rules in latest bid to stem market rout

Increased disclosure is intended to help regulators monitor developments in volatile markets → Read More

‘A roaring trade at Greggs’ — City traders adapt to life in the suburbs

Traders are being moved away from Canary Wharf and the City as banks' coronavirus contingency plans kick into gear → Read More

TP Icap boss: You might have to stop calling us a broker

Storied City broker has been diversifying its global businesses under Nicolas Breteau → Read More

European stock trading touches €100bn on ‘day you’ll look back on’

Plunging oil prices and coronavirus fears spark second-busiest day of trading in Europe's equity markets since the 2016 Brexit vote → Read More

Cboe and LME could close iconic trading pits if coronavirus spreads

Two of the world’s last open-outcry trading floors could temporarily go fully electronic under emergency plans → Read More

Traders’ Florida congress cancelled over coronavirus

FIA expresses 'great disappointment' as it pulls the plug on its annual gathering of derivative power-brokers → Read More

UK government says City will not benefit from its US trade deal

UK government estimates a relative fall in the City’s output, and a contraction in its workforce, under the terms of its proposed UK-US trade deal → Read More

Eurex eases trading rules in coronavirus disaster planning

Eurex, one of the world’s biggest derivatives exchanges, is making it easier for banks and hedge funds to relocate traders at short notice — in light of quarantine measures that might be needed as the coronavirus sweeps Europe. Any Eurex participant must give the exchange 14 days’ notice of any change in the location from where it trades, according to its rules as of November 2019. But... → Read More

London Stock Exchange says Refinitiv deal is on track for 2020

Reports earlier this week suggested the $27bn merger could be delayed by antitrust regulators → Read More

Seth Merrin to step down as CEO of Liquidnet

Merrin is one of the best-known names in Wall Street trading circles → Read More

TP Icap launches M&A trading desk in Europe

Move comes amid signs of a recovery in M&A in Emea and the ongoing march of activist investors in the region → Read More

FCA refers itself to data watchdog after information breach

Regulator disclosed confidential information, including addresses and telephone numbers, online in November 2019 → Read More

ICE shuffles clearing house leadership in US and Europe

Exchange group dispatches US exec to London to take temporary charge of European operations → Read More

FCA sets trading venues March deadline to meet Mifid II data rules

Intervention underlines the ongoing struggle across the EU to enforce the rulebook's vast data requirements → Read More

Jes Staley’s alma mater investigated Jeffrey Epstein links

Bowdoin College has backed the Barclays CEO, who sits on its board, but is awaiting further findings of a probe by UK regulators → Read More