Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keeping Calm and Carrying On: Top 10 Newsworthy Events in Asia of 2012

With 2012 just behind us, it is important to recognize there are two sides to the story of this past year in the markets. On the one hand, no one will dispute that it has been a very difficult year. Trading volumes are down, broker dealers are being challenged to…


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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.