Patrick L Young’s view on future trends for financial markets

By Cinnober - 2013.10.07


Where will we be in five years and how will the exchange industry be affected?

We’re grateful to Patrick L Young for his exclusive in-depth interview at the Cinnober head office about some of the hot topics in the financial industry. In the first of three videos from this interview, Patrick shares his view on where the financial markets will be in five years and how the exchange industry will be affected.

“This is the most fascinating time in the entire history of exchange marketplaces. It’s thrilling to look at what’s going on because we are in the midst of a world of opportunity. There are massive possibilities for every aspect of the exchange”, says Patrick and mentions cryptocurrencies, social impact bonds and crowdfunding as some trends that will play an important role in the future. 

As an invited Cinnober Keynote Speaker, Patrick also gave an enlightening presentation on “The Broad Canvas of Revolution – Trade Markets from Phoenicia… To Infinity & Beyond.”

Cinnober’s Keynote Speaker series invites prominent actors within the financial industry to share insights with Cinnober’s staff and invited guests. Previous guests have included Philip Stafford from the Financial Times, Randolph Rooth from Eurex and Diana Chan from EuroCCP.

Patrick L Young has a broad portfolio of interests ranging from his advisory business (for exchanges and investors in financial market infrastructure) through to a series of activities in the New Europe. He is a non-executive director of Liquidnet Europe, a columnist for Trading Places and’s Op-Edge and a regular pundit in multiple media. He has written six books, edited a few others and nowadays publishes the benchmark daily newsletter on market infrastructure "Exchange Invest" as well as produces a unique conference on the future of finance, Young Markets.

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