Entries by ChatsworthCommunications

London FX turnover hits record high

The results of a new survey released by the Bank of England have revealed record-breaking FX turnover in the UK during April this year. The survey, compiled with the responses of 28 London-based institutions, shows that daily FX turnover during the month was a staggering $2,727bn – up 15% on October last year and 14% […]

Chatsworth delivers opening keynote at London FinTech Week

To Westminster, where Chatsworth’s CEO Nick Murray-Leslie was the opening keynote speaker at this years’ London FinTech Week.  The event brought together the best and brightest FinTech firms, individuals, developers, and entrepreneurs.  FinTech is a truly global sector, with focussed hubs developing in both developed and emerging markets. Nick’s speech focused on London as a […]

R3 launches Corda Enterprise with world’s first blockchain firewall

This week Chatsworth worked with R3 in New York and London on the roll out the much-anticipated enterprise version of its Corda blockchain platform for businesses. Corda Enterprise has been specifically optimized by R3 and its ecosystem to meet the demands of modern day businesses, especially complex institutions. With the launch of Corda Enterprise, companies […]

Deepwell enters new phase with 7 major hires across three continents

DeepWell Liquidity Management, the global financial markets intermediary for the buy-side community, has added seven senior market professionals to its team across three continents as it eyes further growth and expansion into different asset classes. DeepWell launched in September 2017 and offers global coverage across a range of OTC and exchange-traded FX products, including spot, […]

First Year of the FX Global Code in Review

On 25 May 2017, the FX Global Code of Conduct was launched to promote the integrity and effective functioning of the wholesale foreign exchange (FX) market. One year on, nearly 200 firms, ranging from central banks to algorithmic trading providers and ECNs, have signed statements of commitment to the Code. Despite the deadline for signing […]

ACI FMA launches ACI Online FX Global Code Exam

How does a FX market participant show adherence to the FX Global Code? ACI Financial Markets Association (ACI FMA), the trade association which represents around 9,000 financial market professionals, is launching a new online version of the FX Global Code Certificate on 25 May 2018. The 60-minute online exam certifies that market participants throughout the […]

Creative Clerkenwell shows its true colours during CDW 2018

Clerkenwell Design Week 2018 kicked off this week, showcasing the area’s creativity and innovation with a programme full of thought-provoking exhibitions and must-see installations. Thousands of people from around the country have descended on Clerkenwell to attend or take part in the world-class A&D festival. Chatsworth Communications is pleased to support the 9th edition of […]

R3 marks significant milestone with SAP integration

Commerzbank successfully completed an end-to-end integration of SAP S/4HANA business processes and R3’s Corda blockchain platform. This is a significant milestone as it demonstrates that blockchain technology can be easily integrated with software from SAP, the third largest independent software provider in the world. By merging corporate SAP systems with distributed ledger technology, corporate clients […]

Cobalt secures investment from Singapore Exchange

Cobalt, the FX post-trade processing network based on shared infrastructure and high performance technology, has secured a strategic investment from Singapore Exchange (SGX), which operates Asia’s largest, most diverse and fastest growing FX exchange. SGX’s investment will support the continued expansion of Cobalt’s footprint into the FX space, further accelerating technology development and build out of […]

Inverted Exchanges Are Commonly Misunderstood

To make sure there is always someone on the other end of a sell or buy order, exchanges need constant liquidity. A traditional exchange incentivises such liquidity by rebating those who provide bids and charging those who accept them. This has been the traditional pricing model of exchanges until inverted exchanges arrived. On an inverted […]

Tech Answers The Call To Tackle FX’s Best Execution Dilemma

Over one-third of traders cite ‘best execution’ as their greatest daily trading issue according to a recent report by JP Morgan. The FX industry is looking to all aspects from, exchanges, market infrastructure providers and algorithmic trading to aid them in solving this problem. The report entitled ‘e-trading trends for 2018‘ surveyed over 400 institutional traders to […]

UK Remains at the Forefront of the Fintech Revolution

Despite fierce competition, the UK remains at the forefront of the fintech revolution according to the ‘Finance for Fintech’ report, launched recently by London Stock Exchange Group and TheCityUK. The independent survey, carried out by YouGov, interviewed over 400 fintech companies across eight countries, all of which have had at least Series A funding rounds […]

SWIFT GPI Reduces Cross Border Transactions To Minutes & Seconds

The cross-border payments industry has seen a revolution in speed and transparency over the past decade or so. A generation of new companies are eyeing the role of incumbents and exploring new technologies such as blockchain to transform existing processes. However, examples of genuine innovation are beginning to emerge amongst both new providers and incumbents. […]

Real-time payments become the new norm in Australia, with Europe set to follow suit

The rapid speeds of modern technology have created the expectation amongst consumers and businesses that payments need to be transferred instantaneously at the push of a button. Global infrastructure provider SWIFT made this a reality this week, with the launch of a real-time payments platform in Australia. The New Payments Platform’s (NPP) financial architecture has […]

SWIFT and CSD community advance blockchain for post-trade

SWIFT and seven central securities depositories (CSDs) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to demonstrate how distributed ledger technology could be implemented in post-trade scenarios, such as corporate actions processing, including voting and proxy-voting.  The group will investigate the types of new products that can be built using it, and how […]

J.P. Morgan deploys Mosaic Smart Data for fixed income data analytics

Data analytics and artificial intelligence are changing the face of investment banking. Banks understand that the insights locked away in their transaction and market data are potentially some of their biggest competitive advantages. They already have the raw materials, but MSX® gives them the tools to aggregate and standardise that data and put it to work intelligently.”

SWIFT and Chatsworth leading the debate at SIBOS, 2017

The Chatsworth team is proud to be supporting SWIFT at SIBOS, the world’s premier financial services conference, exhibition and networking event. What started out as a banking operations seminar in 1978, has grown into the premier business forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and […]