David E Rutter discusses blockchain in 2020 on CNBC Squawk Box
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We’re delighted that two of our clients, Tradeteq and Pragma, have been recognised in this year’s American Financial Technology Awards.
Tradition, one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter commodity and financial products, has facilitated the first, brokered AUD/USD cross-currency swap trade using LCH SwapAgent.
Limeglass, the financial research innovation company, today announced that J.P. Morgan has invested in the company.
Wematch, the global multi-asset-class, web-based matching and negotiation platform, has appointed Jack Jeffery as Chairman of its Board.
Traditional business models remain under threat across the full value chain as enterprise blockchain continues to gain momentum
Foreign exchange trading platform FXCM Group has launched a basket of five cryptocurrencies aimed at retail investors.
Liquidity Edge, the electronic US Treasuries trading venue, has signed a deal to license Mosaic Smart Data MSX platform to provide venue analytics across its portfolio of marketplaces.
Blockchain-based post-trade processing network Cobalt has gone live with Deutsche Bank, XTX Markets and Saxo Bank.
JP Morgan and Societe Generale have invested in fintech firm, Wematch, as the company advances its plans to transform traditionally voice-traded financial markets.
Payments giant Mastercard is to develop a blockchain-powered cross-border payments platform in partnership with enterprise-focused blockchain firm R3.
R3 has reaffirmed its commitment to London, doubling the size of its London Wall hub to accommodate its rapidly growing engineering team. The extra space will also support an aggressive hiring plan to increase the company’s global headcount from its current level of 215 to nearly 300 by the end of the year. The firm’s […]
Pragma Securities has been named ‘Best Algorithmic Trading Technology Provider of the year’ at FX Week’s e-FX awards, which took place on 11th July in New York. Hosted by FX Week, these awards recognise excellence in electronic Foreign Exchange. Pragma’s multi-asset broker-neutral algorithmic (algo) execution platform, Pragma360, is leveraged by large banks and brokers to […]
The FX market currently looks like the ultimate mismatch. Front office processes have been transformed to accommodate the realities of electronic trading – operations and credit haven’t. This is acting as a drag on FX liquidity, as well as imposing an enormous cost burden: ~£20bn per year for the top global investment banks and buy-side […]
FXCM announced today the introduction of foreign exchange baskets to its retail customers. A foreign exchange or forex basket is comprised of a mix of several currencies, each initially starting with the same equivalent value. It allows traders to buy or sell a base currency, e.g. USD, against a basket of multiple currencies. The value […]
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), ABN Amro, London Forfaiting Company, Crown Agents Bank and Natixis have joined the Trade Finance Distribution Initiative (TFD Initiative). They join ANZ, Crédit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, Lloyds Bank, Rabobank, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as members. The TFD Initiative is an industry-wide […]
Mosaic Smart Data (Mosaic), the real-time capital markets data analytics company, has appointed Oxford University Professor of Mathematical Finance, Rama Cont, as Scientific Advisor. Professor Cont’s role will be to help Mosaic Smart Data utilise the latest academic quantitative finance research in the development of its machine learning, artificial intelligence and data analytics capabilities. Professor […]
TraditionDATA has been named ‘Best Market Data Newcomer’ at the Inside Market Data Awards, which took place on 21st May in New York. Hosted by Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data, these awards recognize industry excellence within market data, reference data and enterprise data management. TraditionDATA was set up following a comprehensive re-structuring of […]
FXCM announced today that it has expanded its cryptocurrency offering with the addition of Bitcoin Cash and Ripple. Since launching crypto CFDs in 2018, FXCM has seen rising demand from retail clients seeking to expand and add new cryptocurrencies to their portfolios. Bitcoin Cash is borne from Bitcoin but has the capacity to process more […]
Mosaic Smart Data has completed an USD 9 million investment round to support its rapid product development and global expansion. The round is co-led by CommerzVentures and Octopus Ventures and includes J.P. Morgan – an existing investor and client. Daily trading activity in the capital markets generates vast quantities of raw transaction and pricing data. […]
Fourteen leading global financial institutions have launched a drive to use technology and standardisation for the wider distribution of trade finance assets. ANZ, Crédit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, Lloyds Bank, Rabobank, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation are among the banks backing the Trade Finance Distribution Initiative (TFD Initiative). […]
Previse scooped up two awards in two cities yesterday as it won the ‘Best use of data and analytics in financial services’ award at the FStech Awards 2019 in London and the ‘Best small employer’ award at the Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS) Top Employers Awards 2019 in Glasgow. Previse was recognised by the FStech […]
Cobalt, the foreign exchange (FX) infrastructure based on shared ledger and high performance technology, has hired five experienced professionals to lead its drive to re-engineer the FX market. Post-trade FX is currently riddled with complex legacy systems and manual processes, creating unnecessary cost and risk across the market. The new hires bring a wealth of FX […]
UST trading venue, LiquidityEdge, experienced record trading volumes during February 2019.
Insurers are accelerating their deployment of the most innovative use cases of enterprise blockchain
London continues to solidify its role at the centre of the global FX markets
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The winner of the Financial Market Infrastructure Services Award at the Central Banking Awards 2019.
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The foreign exchange (FX) industry is now emerging from a difficult period of scandal. Following the resulting increased scrutiny, which culminated in the creation of the FX Global Code, the global USD5 trillion-a-day market finds itself at a crossroads. The Code’s efficacy is yet to be tested, but adoption continues and is strong. Why does […]
Happy Christmas – wishing you and yours the very best for 2019.
Volumes were down across all platforms with the exception of Fastmatch…
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