Shanny Basar

Senior writer

A Senior Writer at Markets Media who became a financial journalist in 2000 after working in banking for over a decade. As a journalist, Shanny has previously worked in New York close to a decade, which included covering the financial crisis in 2008, before venturing home to the UK. Shanny studied Mechanical Engineering as an undergraduate. Her passion for the arts led her to complete an Arts & Humanities degree, currently, Shanny is aiming for a Masters in Art History. When Shanny is not too busy studying, she writes plays with the goal of seeing one performed on stage. With a passion for travel, Shanny has been known to take a year off to travel round the world.

Latest From Shanny Basar

Assessing Bond Liquidity

Basel Endgame Will Have ‘Huge’ Impact on Liquidity

Daniel Pinto, president and chief operating officer of JPMorgan Chase, warned that increased capital requirements for US banks will have a huge impact on market liquidity and lending. Pinto spoke at the Financial Times Global Banking Summit on 28...

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ICE Surgically Transfers CDS Positions from Europe

In June 2022 ICE said it would stop clearing credit default swaps in Europe and in October this year the exchange closed out the final open interest at ICE Clear Europe and re-established positions in the US at ICE Clear Credit. The process involv...

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Anticipation Rises for Spot Bitcoin ETF Approval

ETC Group said institutional investors are increasingly attracted to its physically backed crypto exchange-traded product as it has achieved a three-year track record, and as anticipation increases for the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs in the US. ...

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Instinet Launches BlockCross in Japan

Instinet, the agency broker owned by Nomura, has launched its conditional order management platform, BlockCross, in Japan adding to its expansion in Asia this year. BlockCross has connected to NX, Nomura’s dark pool in Japan. Gael Vasseur, ...

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BIDS Trading Looks to Develop Trajectory Cross

BIDS Trading, the independent subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, is excited about developing a trajectory cross as it looks to continue to develop new order types and expand geographically. Stephen Berte, president of BIDS Trading, told Markets M...

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SEC Market Structure Proposals: “Too Much, Too Fast”

In December last year the Securities and Exchange Commission made four proposals to change US market structure. The proposals that were put out for comment included updating Rule 605 which covers data disclosure enhancements for all market partici...

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Outlook 2016: Alexander Lehmann, LSEG

LSEG Awaits FCA Approval of Intermittent Trading Venue

David Schwimmer, chief executive of London Stock Exchange Group, said its new intermittent trading venue is ready to launch but waiting for approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. Schwimmer spoke at the Financial Markets Quality Confe...

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Federal Legislation Needed for Digital Assets

Rostin Behnam, chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said nothing has happened in the past year to prevent another FTX. Crypto exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy last year and founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, has been found guilty of all s...

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