The controversial and burgeoning prime brokerage sector. Who is genuine? - In-depth analysis live from Cyprus! - FinanceFeeds

The controversial and burgeoning prime brokerage sector. Who is genuine? – In-depth analysis live from Cyprus!

Since the removal of access to counterparty credit by many banks, several non-bank entities have entered the liquidity provision space. We dissect how to differentiate a REAL prime of prime from a retail firm that offers a B2B price feed from its own desk

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Double standards: Standard Chartered insists on massive capital and liquidity charges, yet fails to meet its own required capital stipulations

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All new prime of prime brokerage launches in London, headed by Integral’s Ramy Soliman. We speak to him in detail

“Are you implying that some Prime of Primes are offering liquidity that is perceived to be based off direct relationships but turns out to be indirectly sourced? If so, there is a limitation on the capacity of liquidity that the provider can genuinely service without a deterioration in the pricing and execution” – Ramy Soliman, CEO, Stater Global Markets

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What clients want from a Prime of Prime

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