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Comment: Global exchanges argue to stay open as Covid-19 threatens trading hours

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 19 Mar 2020 11:43
  • 30 Mar 2020 09:00

Global exchanges are on a mission to persuade policymakers that they don’t need to close down or shorten trading hours as the Covid-19 pandemic roils global markets.

The push comes from an association representing exchanges and clearinghouses across the globe, as lawmakers and financial supervisors consider curtailing trading hours to calm

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Fiona Maxwell

Senior Correspondent

Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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