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Are Stock Exchanges fungible?

Reading today’s news headlines, you might think that the markets had exploded or imploded, dependent upon where you sit. Apparently, hundreds of new exchanges and multilateral trading facilities have started up and are winning business away from traditional exchanges.

But the question top of my own mind is whether stock exchanges are really fungible?

According to my banking dictionary*, fungible is any "financial instrument equivalent in value to another, and easily exchanged or substituted."

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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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