On 13 January 2011, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and IBM […]
On 13 January 2011, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and IBM Luxembourg held a seminar that deals with the future of the financial markets. Hosted at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, the guest speaker at this event was Suzanne Duncan, World Wide Financial Market Industry Leader of the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV).
The IBM Institute for Business Value, IBM’s research think tank, surveys on a regular basis executives, investors, government officials to understand their views about the future of the financial markets industry. By understanding weak signals and early indicators of industry transformation, IBM can share its insights to help industries to be ahead of the pack. The results of these surveys are published in the IBV-studies.
The seminar was a result of initiatives taken by Michel Maquil, President & CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Pascal Lanser, Country General Manager of IBM Luxembourg who shared their efforts in order to bring insight and thought leadership on trends in the financial markets.
Michel Maquil of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange said “We are very pleased to have hosted this event. The Luxembourg Stock Exchange has always been at the forefront of international securities listings and the results of the study support our long-term strategy”.
Pascal Lanser, Country General Manager of IBM Luxembourg said “IBM was very pleased to contribute to this event and we are committed to the development of the Luxembourg financial marketplace. IBM is actively developing solutions and leading edge technologies to address the Financial Markets industry challenges.”