The LSE confirmed it is in “detailed discussions” with Deutsche Börse about a potential merger last Tuesday, Feb. 23—the third time that the two exchanges have explored the possibility.
Consolidating the two index giants would create the “largest indexes business in the world, vaulting over S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI,” says Chris Porter, of Burton-Taylor International Consulting. While the consultancy doesn’t yet have its 2015 annual analysis of the index industry, both the LSE and Deutsche
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails