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LSE’s systems stretched to breaking point

Share trading on the LSE apparently went wacky today with the wrong
prices appearing and showing data higher on the day when today’s
session has been lower.  Maybe it’s related to the new systems, MiFID,
algo’s and hedge funds … or maybe it’s because banks were coming
under pressure from the credit crunch once again, with RBS and Barclays
share prices down.  Whatever the cause, it’s bad timing as Chi-x call me every other day to say how great they’re doing.

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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