Investors demand high standards of governance at public companies, but Snap’s recent listing brings up the question of how far are shareholders willing to chase gains in exchange for their votes? Read more
Can modern investors learn anything from financial history? Leading academics and senior investment professionals look at the past and provide practical information for today.
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Ban on payment for order flow positive for the quality of the UK market. Study finds that the proportion of retail trades executing at best quoted prices increased — a win for market integrity. Read more
Improving efficiency and reducing costs of existing systems has become the motivation for adopting blockchain technology, and asset managers should get involved early in the implementation process. Read more
Is shadow banking a way to get SMEs the funding they need? The EU’s policy environment, the conundrum European banks are caught in — these are issues Josina Kamerling discusses in a recent interview. Read more
IEX got approval from the SEC on 17 June to become the 13th registered stock exchange, as of August. Can IEX bring its intended benefits to investors? Will NASDAQ challenge the SEC’s decision? Read more