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

Crypto ETP Trading Volume Falls to Two-Year Low

Average daily trading volumes of cryptocurrency exchange-traded products fell below $100m for the first time in two years in September according to CryptoCompare, an FCA-authorised benchmark administrator and digital asset data provider. CryptoCo...

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From Disruption, Valu

Regulators Must Consider Crypto Impact on Market Structure

Sir Jon Cunliffe, deputy governor for financial stability at the Bank of England, said regulators will need assurance that distributed ledger technology platforms can work in different contexts and at scale given the systemic nature of capital mar...

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FTX US President Steps Down

Brett Harrison said he is stepping down as president of FTX US, but will remain as an advisor to the cryptocurrency firm. Harrison joined FTX US in May 2021 from Citadel Securities. https://twitter.com/BrettHarrison88/status/1574782903711563777 ...

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‘Crypto Winter’ Highlights Importance of Custody

Dan Watkins, head of global market infrastructure EMEA at BNY Mellon, said the crypto winter has emphasized the importance of trusted custody providers to protect assets in the event of a bankruptcy. Watkins spoke on a panel on Capital Markets In...

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City of London Proclaims King Charles III 

This article first appeared as FLASH FRIDAY on Traders Magazine. FLASH FRIDAY is a weekly content series looking at the past, present and future of capital markets trading and technology. FLASH FRIDAY is sponsored by Instinet, a Nomura company. ...

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Nasdaq Sees Potential of Carbon Removal Market

Nasdaq will migrate Puro.earth, the carbon removal market, to its matching engine next year and has ambitions to launch futures on carbon removals as the market grows. In June 2021 Nasdaq announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Puro...

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FTX’s Bankman-Fried Optimistic on Crypto Regulation

Sam Bankman-Fried, chief executive of crypto exchange FTX, said he is surprisingly optimistic on a US regulatory framework for digital assets and he expects a bill to be in place in a year. He spoke to Anthony Scaramucci, founder and managing par...

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Finance Pays Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

FIA and ISDA are consulting with market participants in case markets close during the mourning period for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Bank of England has delayed the meeting of the committee which sets interest rates. FIA FIA, the glo...

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