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Frankfurt Emerges as Biggest Banking Winner After Brexit; State Street Exits Its Dark Pool, Selling BlockCross to Instinet; U.K.’s Euro Clearing Business at Risk as ECB Requests More Powers John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Making the Johannesburg Stock Exchange a Global Player JohnLothianNews.com “The JSE, for eight years in a row now, was rated number one, two or three in the world by the World Economic Forum for the quality of financial market regulation.” The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is in the process of adjusting much of its infrastructure. It already transitioned from T+5 settlement to T+3 settlement (with no failed trades thus far); the derivatives trading technology is being replatformed; Cinnober is supplying a new clearing system that will be live at the start of 2018; and London Stock Exchange Group’s MTS…

UK court upholds ICE Trayport sale order; State Street to Start Voting Against Companies That Don’t Have Women Directors; AI technology to replace 90,000 buy-side jobs by 2025 John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Rosenthal Collins Group Appoints Matthew Straight CIO Press Release Rosenthal Collins Group LLC (RCG), a leading independent futures clearing firm, announced the appointment of Matthew Straight as its new Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President. Straight joins RCG with 26 years of experience in technology leadership, engineering and financial services. /goo.gl/KxUjxm **JK: Congrats to Matthew and to RCG. ++++ Trade like a girl; Trading desks in the asset management industry are dominated by men, but this patriarchal trend is beginning to shift as women on the buy-side are uniting to encourage others to join the sector. Hayley…

NYSE, Former IEX Foe, Plans a Copycat Speed Bump of Its Own; MarketAxess breaks annual trading volume record; BlackRock jilts State Street, moves $1 trillion in custody assets to JPMorgan John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read NYSE Outlines 2017 Equity Market Strategy: Intercontinental Exchange NYSE Group, part of Intercontinental Exchange, today detailed its equity markets strategy, which aims to deliver greater choice for corporate and ETF issuers and to investors by offering four unique exchange venues, including an exchange designed exclusively for small and mid-cap companies. /goo.gl/vBsDdR **** Some nice chess moves and some rebranding emphasizes the “American” aspect of NYSE’s markets. ++++ Veronica Augustsson nominated as CEO of the Year within Employer Branding Cinnober For her efforts to increase awareness of Cinnober as an employer, as well as for her commitment to various…

John Lothian Newsletter: Prosecutors Are Not Amused by Hidden Trading Markups; The Coming Default Wave Is Shaping Up to Be Among Most Painful; Wall Street Is Edging Toward Win on Derivatives Capital Rule John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By JLN Staff Elisabeth Samuels has joined GreenKey Technologies as managing director. She formerly worked for Eurex’s Chicago office. The PTG has created a committee on diversity and made this a major issue for 2016. They are working with WILD on this issue. BATS has agreed to renew their MarketsWiki Partner Level sponsorship for 2016-17. We appreciate their continued support. Bats was named yesterday’s MarketsWiki Page of the Day for announcing their IPO, again. MarketsWiki is approaching 79 million page views and MarketsReformWiki is nearing 12 million. Next week, Doug Ashburn makes his first trip…

Ivers Riley: A Man for All Markets Blog,Commentary,Options

There are pioneers, innovators and leaders in every industry. Ivers Riley is one of the rare individuals to wear all three titles. Riley, who died February 17, 2015, at the age of 82, is one of those executives who was part of several transformational events in the financial markets’ history, including: the early stages of the options industry; the creation of exchange traded funds, one of the most successful products in the history of financial markets; two critical periods at the Hong Kong exchanges; and a key player at the International Securities Exchange, which ushered in fully-electronic options markets. Options…

John Lothian Newsletter: State Street set to begin trading futures for rival institutions; BOE Suspends Staff Member in Forex Probe; GBP75 Trillion Payment Systems Industry To Have New Regulator John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Snow Takes Its Toll John and many thousands of others are taking their time on the way to work today, enjoying the delightful new snow and expressing their gratitude at having been chosen to receive another generous helping of the stuff. He’ll return tomorrow for commentary; meanwhile, ***JM will throw in a few today to brighten your day even further. ++++ CME Group’s turn to move into Asian commodities markets Chiara Milioulis – Medill Reports Chicago It’s now the “Merc’s” turn to make a move. CME Group Inc., locked in a race to extend its global footprint…

John Lothian Newsletter: Chicago exchange gets investments from State Street, Fidelity unit; Gensler Calls for Overhaul of Libor; Nordic Banks Gain New Status: Haven John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Chicago’s new Eris Exchange gets backing from State Street and Fidelity. Gary Gensler of the CFTC tells the EU parliament that they should either rework LIBOR, or just throw it away and start over.  Banks in Sweden and Norway, relatively unharmed by financial crises and shocks shaking the rest of the world, strive to keep up with increasing foreign inflows as investors seek safe havens for their money.