In Current Issue: September/October 2016

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A View from the Top
An Interview with Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld
Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld shares his thoughts on technology, the U.S. options markets and his ambitions for Nasdaq Futures.

By Joanne Morrison
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Brexit’s Impact on Derivatives Markets
The U.K. referendum raises difficult questions for the future of London's clearing infrastructure.

By Emma Davey
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Talk, Don’t Type!
The Potential for Automatic Speech Recognition in Financial Markets
The last five years have seen a step-change driven by advances in deep learning and big data and the availability of faster processing power from cloud computing.

By Paul Christensen
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Blockchain and Futures
An Industry Perspective
Two industry experts discuss the potential application of distributed ledger technology in the listed and cleared derivatives markets.

By Ray Kahn and Nick Solinger
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Revisiting the Leverage Ratio
End-Users Appeal to Banking Regulators for Clearing Relief
Asset managers, hedge funds and pension funds are urging the Basel Committee to rethink how it treats the collateral they post with their clearing firms.

By Will Acworth
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Instant Messaging Shift
After 18 Years, Traders Are Pushed Off Yahoo Messenger
Traders look to alternatives to instant messaging after being pushed off of Yahoo Messenger.

By Bennett Voyles
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Osaka Exchange launched their new derivatives trading platform in July that delivers faster performance, greater capacity, and the ability to support new types of derivatives contracts. Matthias Rietig, Senior Officer at the exchange, puts the technology strategy into historical context.

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