Market Bets Abound, but Where Are the Banks? – Wall Street Journal (subscription) As market gyrations make and break fortunes, banks are on the side lines, constrained by post-crisis rules on risk.
Global Markets Bounce Back – Wall Street Journal (subscription) Stocks around the world extended gains Thursday as investors looked for signals of how central banks will contend with upheaval in financial markets.
Catching the FX Bug – Profit & Loss (subscription) Whilst a career in FX might not be top of mind for many women, once they get a taste of the job they are hooked.
UK Government Exploring Use of Blockchain Recordkeeping – CoinDesk The UK government is exploring the use of blockchain technology in a bid to improve the transparency and accuracy of its record keeping.
European Banks Fight Back in Fixed Income – Financial Times (subscription) Europe’s slimmed-down investment banks are stealing market share from US rivals in global fixed income, currency and commodities trading, new research shows – challenging the belief that American groups are winning more business across the board.