As IMD was going to press, a deal for Bridge to buy Telesphere was still expected, but had not yet been finalized. However, more details about the logic driving the talks emerged.
Telesphere brings a strong delivery mechanism--the Global Ticker broadcast data feed--to the picture, while Bridge brings the content, according to one source. This source says that Bridge has stronger content than Telekurs, which supplies much of Telesphere's non-US data. Bridge has better emerging markets coverage
Anthony and James talk about how regulators in the US are falling behind other nations' regulators, the lack of talk about Reg AT, and an SRO for cryptocurrencies.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails