Entries by ChatsworthCommunications

R3 hosts CordaCon in London’s Square Mile

R3 CordaCon is the fintech event creating the most FOMO this week. The event in London’s Square Mile is massively oversubscribed due to demand. R3 has brought the largest single group of blockchain-inspired technologists and business leaders together in one forum. They’re coming together in discussions, panels and demonstrations exploring their work on Corda and have focused on […]

Financial services and the fintech opportunity

A new report from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) claims that fintech can improve both financial stability and access to services, but requires significant changes in regulation in order to flourish. This sector has exploded in recent years, with banks, regulators and VCs throwing their weight (and money) behind a huge range of start-ups. […]

Chatsworth congratulates Pragma and Cobalt on FX Week e-FX Award wins

Leading industry trade publication FX Week has announced the winners of its prestigious e-FX Awards, which included two of Chatsworth’s foreign exchange clients. The awards recognise firms from across the foreign exchange industry for their excellence and innovation in the world’s most liquid financial market. Announcing the award winners, FX Week editor Eva Szalay said […]

In search of FX liquidity

“There is a tendency for market participants to believe that liquidity was better in the past.” Says David Puth, CEO of CLS. However, he continues, “liquidity appears to be very strong. It is, however, different, with liquidity widely dispersed over a number of different trading venues”. How is fragmentation affecting liquidity and how should liquidity metrics be changed to reflect the new normal?

Mosaic Smart Data named Best Use of Data and Analytics Innovation at the 2017 FStech Awards

Data analytics technology specialist Mosaic Smart Data has won the Best Use of Data and Analytics award at the annual FStech Awards, held in London on Thursday 23rd March. Regulatory changes and advances in technology are revolutionising fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets and driving the need for intelligent data analytics and reporting. MSX […]

Adherence to FX Global Code will reform conduct and behaviour

As we near the final stages of the development of the foreign exchange (FX) Global Code, the ACI Financial Markets Association (ACIFMA) is leading efforts to support education and adherence. We will start by making commitment to the Code mandatory for ACIFMA members, and encourage members to prove their adherence in future. This could prove to be a turning point in reforming conduct and behaviour in foreign exchange, writes Brigid Taylor in FX Week.