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Head East: TT’s Robbie McDonnell Sees Opportunity In Asia As Never Before Asia/Pacific,Blog,Commentary,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature,Fintech,Mwiki

It’s gonna be a good year after all for Asia’s markets. Robbie McDonnell, Trading Technologies’ executive vice president of global sales, who returned to Asia full time in recent months, said the region got a nice volume bump in November but the real growth is soon to come for a region that is implementing new technology, new partnerships and more ways to increase trading flows East to West. Let’s start with the numbers, as 2016 was shaping up to be a down year for Asian derivatives markets. The Asia-Pacific group of exchanges as a whole were down 8.6 percent over…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: Hong Kong’s Charles Li Looks To Keep Building Bridges To China Video

As Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing looks at extending its services as a bridge to mainland China, HKEx CEO Charles Li said that it’s now embarking on a new three-year plan to bring China’s market to the rest of the world. Last year, HKEx posted record earnings in 2015 and has a current market cap of about US$28 billion, posted the first full fiscal year with the London Metal Exchange under its umbrella and launched the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, which links the two equity and potentially, derivatives markets. The exchange ranked 17th among global derivatives markets, with annual volumes…

Garry Jones: LME’s Man of Steel … And Base Metals Interview,Metals

Garry Jones

Garry Jones took the reins of the London Metal Exchange (LME) at the end of September. Just over a week into the job, he spoke with John Lothian News editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about the LME’s next steps, what’s happening with the controversial warehouse issue, CME’s aluminum challenge and how LME’s parent company Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing can become a metals powerhouse in Asia. Q: You’ve been on the job for just a few days. How does the LME/HKEx compare to the structure at NYSE LIFFE? A: It’s different but some things are the same. When I was at NYSE…

Asia: Pieces Falling Into Place Financials,Metals,Options,Regulation,Special Report,Tech / HFT,Video

JLN Special Report - Asia: Pieces Falling into Place

Talking about Asia often leaves professionals from those regions a bit tongue-tied. When JLN decided to do a special report talking about Asia, many of those experts had the same question: “Which country? Asia is a big place.” Indeed, talking about Asia is difficult, given the number of markets and regulatory differences, not to mention geographic distance between various Asian financial centers. The debate still goes on over which one or two or three are the most important in the region. Some say Japan, while others discuss Hong Kong’s status. Others like the positioning of Singapore. And this doesn’t include…