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  • EDDI forum to hold first meeting in September

    EDDI forum to hold first meeting in September

    A temporary forum created by the European Central Bank to discuss the proposed European Distribution of Debt Instruments (EDDI) project will be holding its first meeting next month.

  • WFH has brought fintech to the core of capital markets

    WFH has brought fintech to the core of capital markets

    Some argue that innovation has taken a backward step in the pandemic with the loss of people working in close proximity and bouncing ideas off each other. But that’s not the case in the capital markets. In fact, working remotely in such a vast but archaic business has brought the use of technology to the centre of discussion.

  • Liquidnet plans to use strengths and launch bond issuance rival

    Liquidnet plans to use strengths and launch bond issuance rival

    Trading platform Liquidnet is set to expand into the primary market through a new issuance system for European corporate and emerging markets bonds, one that would rival Ipreo’s Investor Access and other, newer entrants to the business. Liquidnet’s global head of fixed income, Constantinos Antoniades, discussed the plans with GlobalCapital.

  • Is Monzo at risk of a capital crunch?

    Is Monzo at risk of a capital crunch?

    The auditor for digital bank Monzo warned that a slower than expected recovery could lead it to breach its capital requirements, even though at the end of February it had a much better capital ratio than traditional banks. So what’s going on? GlobalCapital wonders if the risk is more about investors’ appetite to continue funding an unprofitable business than the bank breaching the requirements in the next few months.

  • Fintech backed by major banks offers solution to tedious docs

    Fintech backed by major banks offers solution to tedious docs

    H4, a fintech firm which has received investment from JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Linklaters, is giving capital market participants the chance to move document creation and storage into the 21st century, chief executive Joe Seifert tells GlobalCapital.

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