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Regulation shortfall as platforms hit high times

David Chaplin
Wed, 23 Jun 2021

Platforms used to be where you caught trains. Now they are where many people's investment journey starts. (Source: DepositPhotos)
David Chaplin
Wed, 23 Jun 2021
‘Why short-long managers use platforms’ is one of my fictional headlines from the distant past – high finance and high heels together at last.Shame I couldn’t use it for real but the opportunity never knocked despite the hyper-inflation in the use of ‘platform’ in the 21st century.Originally used to simply describe a “flat raised area or structure” where you might catch a train or launch a career as a dictator, ‘platform’ has since multiplied in meanings to include:“a style of sh...

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