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The rise of market based finance

Market based finance looks set to continue to transform the way the world creates, distributes and manages money, credit and risk. Economist Wladimir Kraus argues this is to be welcomed, not feared.

The rise of market based finance

Market based finance looks set to continue to transform the way the world creates, distributes and manages money, credit and risk. Economist Wladimir Kraus argues this is to be welcomed, not feared.

Featured insights

New analysis offers mixed picture on ultra fast trading in the UK

Newly-published FCA research offers a more circumspect view of the impact on lit UK venues like the London Stock Exchange.

Transaction data throws new light on corporate bond liquidity

Warnings over liquidity in the UK's corporate bond markets have been commonplace over the years. Could a more encouraging picture be emerging?

 

Understanding market effectiveness

Leading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and John Kay, gather in London to discuss market effectiveness and the role of regulators in promoting efficiency.

Speech: Regulators should heed lessons from mishandling of Hillsborough process

Regulators can learn lessons from the handling of the Hillsborough process, argues the FCA's acting Chief Executive, Tracey McDermott.

Research and analysis

Market-based finance: its contributions and emerging issues

Market-based finance has grown in response to advances in financial engineering and globalisation. This occasional paper assesses its impact.

Quid pro quo? What factors influence IPO allocations to investors?

Investment banks face potential conflicts of interest when conducting initial public offerings (IPOs) of shares.