Entries by ChatsworthCommunications

LiquidityEdge sees record trading volumes in October

Electronic US Treasuries (UST) trading venue LiquidityEdge today announced record trading volumes during October 2018. Average daily trading volumes reached USD 15 billion, whilst on 3rd October, participants traded over USD 22 billion in US Treasuries across both on-the-runs and off-the-runs. The surge in activity has been driven by favourable market conditions and the growing […]

ACI FMA teams up with Interarab Cambist Association to promote FX Global Code

ACI – The Financial Markets Association (ACI FMA), has teamed up with the Interarab Cambist Association (ICA) to promote the FX Global Code amongst financial institutions in the Middle East and Africa. The ICA is a trade association representing professionals working at banks and financial institutions across the Middle East and Africa. Established in 1972, […]

Cobalt appoints Anoushka Rayner as global head of sales & business development

Cobalt, the foreign exchange (FX) post-trade processing network based on shared infrastructure and high performance technology, has appointed FX specialist Anoushka Rayner as global head of sales and business development. Anoushka brings over 20 years of experience in the FX industry to Cobalt. She has held a number of high-profile roles, most recently as business […]

Security tokens: the third blockchain revolution

Away from the mania of last year’s ICO gold-rush, the appeal and benefits of raising capital by issuing debt and equity on a blockchain-enabled marketplace has struck a chord in the institutional financial services world. As momentum builds among some of the biggest names in finance, we will soon see properly regulated tokens, fit for […]

R3 Ledger

The Corda development community continues to build awesome new CorDapps harnessing the best of Corda. Do check out the latest addition, Parnika Sharma’s (BCS Tech) property listing CorDapp which showcases the power of an RDBMS running on a distributed ledger. We’ll be adding this to the growing list of Corda samples soon. Meanwhile Corda 4 and Corda Enterprise 4 […]

Previse and Cobalt named amongst Top 101 Fintech Disruptors

BusinessCloud has revealed its list of the top 101 fintech disrupters in the UK, and it made for pleasant reading at Chatsworth Towers. The award recognises companies that are disrupting the industry through technology – whether they are heavyweight incumbents to start-ups. BusinessCloud also canvassed the opinion of industry experts before they settled on the […]

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 […]