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The Future of Securities Exchanges


  • Ruben Lee


The future is not only out there, it is also what we make of it. This paper presents a range of predictions about securities exchanges. It seeks both to extrapolate logical conclusions from current trends, and to provide a virtual bully pulpit to ensure that all is for the best in the best of all possible futures. Four broad themes are discussed. They concern, respectively, information, industry, governance, and politics. Predictions are made about each of these themes, and comments are provided on why the predictions will come to pass, and on some of their commercial and regulatory implications.

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  • Ruben Lee, "undated". "The Future of Securities Exchanges," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 02-14, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Handle: RePEc:wop:pennin:02-14

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    1. Otchere, Isaac & Abou-Zied, Khaled, 2008. "Stock exchange demutualization, self-listing and performance: The case of the Australian Stock Exchange," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(4), pages 512-525, April.
    2. Azzam, Islam, 2010. "Stock exchange demutualization and performance," Global Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 211-222.
    3. Amira, Khaled & Muzere, Mark L., 2011. "Competition among stock exchanges for equity," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(9), pages 2355-2373, September.
    4. Faten Ben Slimane, 2012. "Stock exchange consolidation and return volatility," Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 38(6), pages 606-627, May.

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