Exchanges Jilted at the Altar
Byline: COMMENT by ALEX BRUMMERCity Editor
AS IN almost every other field of human endeavour technology has transformed the way shares are traded.
We may yearn for the nostalgia of the floor trading on the New York Stock Exchange, but it is largely a thing of the past.
Nevertheless, the bourse is an essential bit of kit for any financial centre of worth.
It would be only too easy to mock the emergence of the Canadian Maple Group bid for the Toronto exchange - as an alternative to a merger with the London Stock Exchange - as a form of protectionism.
Similarly, the reservations on the floor of the Big Board about getting into bed with …
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Publication information: Article title: Exchanges Jilted at the Altar. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: May 17, 2011. Page number: 67. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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