23 Oct 2014
Australia Among Most Expensive for Equity Clearing, Report Says

…“Australians are paying much more than most for their clearing and settlement even when you take economies of scale into account,” said Niki Beattie, a former head of Europe, Middle East and Africa market structure at Merrill Lynch who now runs consulting firm Market Structure Partners Ltd. in London, which carried out the latest study. “There is room for improvement.”…