Monthly Archives: December 2011

Facing Forward and Focusing on the Future – Top Ten Newsworthy Market Events of 2011 in Asia

Even though the dramas in Europe took centre stage for much of 2011, Asia was busy working in the wings and preparing to take over the spotlight in 2012. 1. SGX-ASX merger attempt – Bold and Innovative This event takes top spot even though the transaction fell through when the…


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Donna Bales
is a product development professional with a proven track record of managing complex capital market industry initiatives during times of significant market change and market structure reform. Donna is the founder and managing director of Balmoral Advisory, a boutique advisory firm that works with exchanges, regulators, technology firms, market participants and market data vendors to identify and evaluate business opportunities, understand and respond to changing industry/market dynamics and develop and implement strategies and solutions that make sense now and in the future. In addition she acts as a strategic advisor to an international consultancy firm, CollegeHill Asia and sits on the Board of 3Q Innovation, a non-profit that focuses on retraining and replacement of older workers after protracted unemployment. Originally from Canada, Donna holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.