R3 patent application unveils its vision for future of blockchain technology

Distributed ledger and blockchain technology represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the economics of data management across the financial industry.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Big data overdrive hurting bank profits

With more and more data available, making sense of vast amount of content efficiently can boost profits by at least five percent a year.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Blockchain meets FX post-trade as beta testing begins

From the hi-tech hubs of Silicon Valley to the money managers of the City and Wall Street, everyone is trying to work out how they can adapt and take advantage of this nascent technology called blockchain.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Financial lobby group release blueprint For UK post Brexit

The outcome of the Brexit vote left the UK’s financial and professional services sectors evaluating their future relationship with the European Union (EU) and how these crucial industries could navigate any short-term uncertainty to continue their historic and longstanding relationships with key trading partners.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Oliver Wyman and JP Morgan urge asset managers to engage with blockchain

Asset management is just one of the many areas of financial services investigating how blockchain can be used to streamline operations and reduce costs.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

London remains centre of currency trading as volumes inch higher

London continues to maintain its position as the centre for currency trading, according to data released by a group of leading central banks.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

R3 blockchain consortium leaders rise up technology rankings

David Rutter CEO of R3 and Richard Gendal Brown, CTO appeared on the Institutional Investor Tech 50 and the Financial News Fintech 40 respectively .
/by ChatsworthCommunications

R3 Investigates Smart Contract Templates For Blockchain Inspired Platforms

R3 is spearheading efforts to understand and address the challenges of developing master templates for smart contracts, the self-executing contractual agreements used to trade, record and manage assets on distributed and shared ledger platforms.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Pragma launches TradeBase to enhance order routing transparency

Pragma Securities, a leading independent provider of multi-asset class, high performance algorithmic trading tools, has launched TradeBase, a relational database that provides clients real-time access to their parent and child FIX order messages for greater transparency.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

R3 Develop Solution To Prevent Blockchain Front Running

CEO, David Rutter and Managing Director, Charley Cooper, explain how R3 is trying to strike the balance between the original purpose of the blockchain - to have a public record of transactions that must be verified by the majority of involved parties - and maintaining a level of secrecy and anonymity as required by banks and financial institutions.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

CLS and TriOptima Win Best Post-Trade Services Provider Award

Less than a year after its launch, the triReduce CLS Forward FX Compression Service – the first of its kind in the FX market – scooped Best Post-Trade Services Provider at the FX Week Awards 2016 after saving banks more than $66 billion in notional exposure.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

A Buy-Side Blind Spot Is Vanishing: High-Touch Desks See Best-Ex Scrutiny

David Mechner, CEO of Pragma Securities, a multi-asset algorithmic trading provider, analyses growing demand among buy-side institutions for greater transparency around order routing and best execution.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

The potential benefits for corporates in algorithmic trading

Curtis Pfeiffer, Chief Business Officer at Pragma Securities explains how corporates could stand to benefit from using algorithms for FX execution.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Flying the nest – twenty years of independence for The Old Lady

Twenty years ago this month, buoyed by a historic landslide victory in the 1997 general election, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown made the surprise announcement: the Bank of England (BoE), affectionately referred to as The Old Lady, would become independent for the first time in its history.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Mark Carney on realising the potential of fintech

Democratisation of financial services, greater consumer choice, lower costs and greater resilience of financial infrastructure are just some of the reasons why the Bank of England (BoE) is encouraging financial technology (fintech) development in the UK.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Regtech is booming, but is the UK missing out?

Regtech is booming, with USD 2.99 billion invested globally across over 400 private investment deals in the last five years. Yet despite its predominant position in almost all other areas of financial technology, the UK is still lagging behind the US when it comes to regtech investment. 
/by ChatsworthCommunications

TRACE and Reg ATS: the changing face of US Treasuries regulation

Nichola Hunter, Chief Operating Officer at LiquidityEdge, explores new regulation coming down the track which will significantly impact broker-dealers in US Treasuries.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Sterling reigns over euro amongst central banks

Central banks view the UK as a safer prospect for investing their currency reserves, despite the uncertainty created by the Brexit vote and Article 50.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

London’s post-Brexit future as a financial hub

While the EU referendum and a post-Brexit scenario may have been something of a blow to confidence in the City, it still has plenty going for it as a financial hub. This year’s Global Financial Centres Index, an international ranking of the world’s leading financial centres, placed London top of the pile.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Mosaic Smart Data wins big at the 2017 FStech Awards

Data analytics technology specialist Mosaic Smart Data has won…
/by ChatsworthCommunications

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.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Can we hardwire trust into our financial systems? SxSW Tech Briefing

In our second post from the SxSW tech conference in Austin, Texas, Chatsworth looks at how technology can deliver trust.
/by ChatsworthCommunications

Algo trading on the rise as Pragma establishes European presence

The decision by Pragma to set up a base in London shows how the…
/by ChatsworthCommunications

David Rutter: 2017 the year of blockchain delivery

R3’s David Rutter: we will make 2017 the year of blockchain delivery.
/by ChatsworthCommunications


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