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Financial Markets Leaders Remember the late Magnus Bocker Asia/Pacific,Blog,Commentary,EMEA,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature,Fintech,Mwiki

I asked several leaders around the exchange world to offer remembrances of Magnus Bocker, the late former CEO of SGX. To start, I shall offer my own and add additional remembrances as they come in. I first met Magnus Bocker at a Deutsche Bank investment banking financial technology conference in New York where I had been asked to moderate an exchange leader panel. Magnus was then president of Nasdaq OMX. Also on the panel was Larry Leibowitz representing NYSE Euronext. Magnus was always gracious with me. He was likable, always smiling, whip-smart and well-dressed. In fact one year at the…

Women Rising To The Top: Chitra Ramkrishna, Adena Friedman Take Top Roles In The Exchange Space Commentary,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature

There was another historic election this month, this one at the World Federation of Exchanges’ annual meeting in Cartagena, Colombia. The WFE elected the first female chair in its 56-year history. Chitra Ramkrishna, managing director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange of India, will serve as WFE chairperson for the next two years. She succeeds Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO of the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia. She is also the first woman to head up an exchange in India, beginning in 2013, and has been a pioneer in helping develop India’s capital markets. Neither is a small feat. Ramkrishna…

Will Mitting and the London Press Corps Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Blog,Giving News

FOW’s Will Mitting, along with colleague Luke Jeffs, the FT’s Phil Stafford and Financial News’ Tim Cave responded together to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge presented to them by NASDAQ OMX NLX CEO Charlotte Crosswell. Mitting nominated Tom Lant of the CME Group to take the challenge.  Stafford nominated Alasdair Haynes of Aquis Exchange, Jeffs nominted the FT’s Jeremy Grant and Cave nominated WFE’s Nandini Sukumar to take the Ice Bucket Challenge. Here is their video taking the Ice Bucket Challenge: