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Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016 Special Report

At last fall’s FIA Expo Chicago, John Lothian News partnered with Cinnober Financial Technology to  bring you industry conversations, where we conduct short interviews with industry participants on the important topics facing the financial markets. The 2015 theme is “Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016.” What technology, regulation, exchange or macroeconomic issue or trend will be most important to our industry next year? We will take the 16 best ideas and thoughts and package them in a John Lothian News video series. Here is what our participants had to say: Part 1 – Exchanges: Exchange leaders will be dealing with…

John Lothian Newsletter: SEC to propose money-fund reform next week; LME traders back HKEx’s Asia-centric plans; The SEC’s Play-by-Play of Nasdaq’s Facebook Disaster John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The SEC intends to announce its first ideas for reform in the money market sector next week. Even as the focus for the London Metal Exchange shifts toward Asia and its new parent, traders there are supportive of the new direction. The SEC’s anticipated fine and decision arrives for Nasdaq’s substandard handling of last year’s Facebook IPO.

John Lothian Newsletter: Open-all-hours bourses battle for market share; France Pitches Euronext Investment to Banks; CME looks to Chile as copper contract gathers momentum John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Hong Kong Exchanges starts extended trading hours in some of their products, in a bid to capture increased volume from global participants. The government of France is calling on some of its largest banks to take a stake in the possible Euronext spinoff. CME Group considers Chile as a possible copper warehouse location, as the exchange’s copper contract accumulates more market share.

John Lothian Newsletter: Hong Kong Bourse Quarterly Profit Worst Since ’09; LCH.Clearnet Taps Ex-J.P.Morgan Executive Amid U.S. Push; Regulators Hope for Libor Pacts John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

HKEx posts a tough quarter amid declining listings. LCH.Clearnet has a new CEO as it prepares to open a new US derivatives clearinghouse. Regulators pursuing justice, or at the very least large fines, against offenders in the LIBOR rate-fixing scandal are hoping to reel in three more major targets by summertime.

John Lothian Newsletter: HKEx Names New Heads of Global Markets; Regulators Give Ground to Banks; Bourses on road to pan-Asean exchange John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Hong Kong Exchanges names Romnesh Lamba and Martin Abbott to be co-heads of global markets. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision backpedals on capital cushion levels after a couple of years of bank opposition to the new rules. Thailand’s stock exchange continues to work to gain support for a network of exchanges connected in the ASEAN region.