Zen and the art of finance market scrutiny

Patrick Spens FCA

Huge database helps regulator keep watch for malpractice

Bond traders face pitfalls of technology

Tech glitches loom as fixed income embraces electronic trading

Traders anxious ahead of extra second

Exchanges have spent weeks preparing for moment of uncertainty

Singapore regulator gets tough with SGX

Exchange told not to increase fees until S$20m improvements made

Google heads queue to lobby Brussels

Big tech names in charm offensive with regulators

Nigeria exchange to overhaul its markets

African bourse prepares to demutualise

ECB’s €1bn settlement project to go live

Europe set for single settlement system after eight-year wait

India to change start-ups listing rules

Fears of exodus of tech companies to Singapore and US

Trading firm Flow Traders to seek listing

Dutch group set to be first electronic trader in Europe to float

Brokers prepare for shake-up

Asset managers must separate research and trading commissions

Markets urge regulators to end data chaos

Associations call on authorities to agree consistent standards

Singapore urges closer Asean integration

Calls for closer post-trade links for Southeast Asia

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

Uber and Airbnb urge watchdog to back off

FTC examines how to manage competition in ‘sharing economy’

Ex-NYSE head backs blockchain start-up

Symbiont to use bitcoin ledger for ‘smart securities’ platform

Banks prepare to sell stakes in Markit

Banks take advantage of lock-up expiry

Time for trading technology to grow up

A global standard is needed to improve exchange reliability

Bonds put asset managers under spotlight

Fears over US rate rise on fixed income markets fuels debate

German watchdog queries Google curbs

Regulator calls for liberal approach to ‘sharing economy’

Equinix to buy Telecity for £2.35bn

Latest in string of deals among data centre operators