It is time to change - All too often in the exchange space, we’ve been doing the same thing we’ve essentially been doing for many many years and we haven’t really seen a change.
Continuing global regulatory reform, is leading to significant change in financial markets across all asset classes. Change causes disruption and disruption presents opportunity with winners and losers. Winners will be new entrants or existing players who adapt – succeeding at the detriment of those who remain attached to the old ways of doing things. No [...]
In his presentation, Hirander Misra from GMEX, explored the topic of fintech, which kick-started an energetic debate between a roundtable of industry experts. He began by raising the concept of disruptive technology and explained that in order to generate development and innovative change, we must question and challenge what is already before us. It is [...]
Europe is changing rapidly in the run-up to the 2016 introduction of mandatory clearing. Here the buy-side considers the twin prospects of a shrinking sell-side and fragmenting liquidity. Luke Jeffs, Editor, FOW: The industry is in flux and the buy-side face a myriad of challenges but what are the key challenges facing the investor community [...]
Article: What will the derivatives trading landscape look like after Dodd-Frank and EMIR? (The GMEX view)
Harrington Star’s third edition of the The Fintech Capital features Hirander Misra reflecting on the new regulatory landscape and the competition between SEFs and futures products. Also featuring articles from industry leaders on topics across technology, buyside, operations and more. Click here for the full magazine...
FIA Europes InfoNet was launched in 2010 and has since become a key forum in the futures and options industry. In 2014 the theme is ‘getting to grips with the new world order for derivatives’. The July event in London focussed on new products and new markets, particularly how the industry must innovate to surpass [...]
The world of derivatives as we know it is ripe with change. Prior to the credit crisis, derivatives trading was taking place on two very different fields: over-the counter (OTC) via dealer networks and exchange-traded derivatives (ETD) via centralized clearing houses. Although in theory the nature of derivatives contracts should be roughly the same, in [...]
Hirander Misra writes in the Financial Times about companies operating in the derivatives and equities sectors facing numerous challenges around cost, efficiency and meeting regulation. Global Markets Exchange Group was founded in an attempt to provide a much more agile and responsive exchange business, supported by great technology. For the full article please follow this [...]
ALTX Africa Group (ALTX) gains first license approval in Uganda. GMEX provides technology and business expertise Doha/London/Kampala/Port Louis, 25 March 2014 – ALT Xchange Ltd (ALTX Uganda) today announced its intention to operate a securities and derivatives market, initially in Uganda, to service the East African region. ALTX Uganda will be a wholly owned subsidiary [...]