After seven years at ADS Securities, Bryan Seegers moves on
With 23 years of experience in the financial technology sector, Andrew is a prominent international figure within the FX industry. His detailed research in editorial and televised form is often the central point of information for executives within all sectors of the global FX business. Find Andrew on LinkedIn or email email@example.com
Divisa Capital’s $100 million boost. Why so quiet, and was it really an investment? – FinanceFeeds research
After being provided with several corroborating accounts of how Divisa Capital received $100 million in funding, FinanceFeeds went to Divisa Capital’s London head office to meet CEO Mushegh Tovmasyan and take a close look at the company’s structure and what the deal really represents.
The FinanceFeeds New York Cup, where institutional and retail giants meet the entrepreneurs and FinTech leaders of America, will welcome senior industry leaders in an exclusive and prestigious environment in Downtown Manhattan this Thursday evening
Cyprus’ institutional evolution: Regtech, fintech and global trade reporting becoming Cypriot FX mainstay
Excerpt: “With all these upcoming regulations, all these continuously updating regulatory frameworks, my personal opinion is that the only way that counterparties and financial institutions can cope with this is by automation and by technology”, says Point Nine’s Andrea Peratitis.
Cyprus FX industry will never sustain itself without mass diversification into funds and multi-product trading – Op Ed
Cyprus’ retail FX industry will likely become a target for ESMA unless a higher level of operation is adopted among smaller MT4 firms.
London’s prime brokerage drive in Asia: Wei Xu speaks to FinanceFeeds on London’s institutional importance to Chinese brokerages
“There are a few brokers who are starting to look at more institutional platforms in order to differentiate themselves from other brokers” says Stater Global Markets Operations Manager Wei Xu
FinanceFeeds London Cup: The institutional elite debate the future of FX at the Institute of Directors
London is the institutional and interbank heartland of the FX industry, and home to the world’s retail giants. Here is a full montage of the FinanceFeeds London Cup networking event that took place on March 23 at the Institute of Directors
When will FastMatch and its shareholders BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse want to disassociate the prestigious ECN from FXCM and force its non-controlling minority shareholder out? The question is, exactly how much of FastMatch does FXCM really own, and how can it be valued?
Today, at the Shanghai Pudong District Court, IronFX officials were subject to commencement of trial for what China considers to be an “illegal trading platform” and for the willful damage done to Chinese introducing brokers and investors
The FinanceFeeds London Cup will take place this Thursday, March 23. Meet the leaders in the world’s number one center for electronic trading
The FinanceFeeds Cyprus Cup where 110 senior executives met. Thank you all for such a fantastic event
A full photographic montage of the seventh FinanceFeeds Cup exclusive FX industry networking event which took place at the Limassol Yacht Club in Cyprus on March 16. Our largest event yet, covering all sectors from technology to brokerage and from regulatory reporting to resources and digital advertising, 110 executives convened. What a fantastic event.
Derivatives exchanges want multi-product retail customers. Why not offer odds on the Cheltenham Festival? Op Ed
In just one week, manual bets are placed to the amount of £150,000,000 by ordinary folk who attend Cheltenham Festival. Imagine if that was placed on exchanges and offered via MetaTrader 4? Here is an unusual view on why this is not such an unusual consideration and would bring on board a vast array of new traders from an important market segment whilst mitigating risk
American banks may be able to separate their interbank dealing divisions from their commercial and retail traditional banking divisions, paving the way for specialist prime brokerage business at Tier 1 level. This, if it goes ahead, would go some way to resolving the liquidity crunch that faces many OTC firms
Young Jerusalem resident Meir Rubenstein takes an amusing shot at the binary options ‘industry’ this year
Nicola Sturgeon’s unrelenting wish to decimate her own national economy is causing confidence in M&A activities, a surge in the Pound and could be very good news for British brokerages with GBP as a base currency
Brokers beware: Scammers from binary options brands and warehouse brokerages targeting genuine FX firms with bogus marketing tools
A very disturbing and potentially damaging conflict of interest is manifesting itself in that binary options and low-end warehouse brokerages are moving toward selling leads on false pretenses. FinanceFeeds details how this works and advises all brokers in all sectors to avoid any such offers completely
Fintech executive Stefan Lucas was Pan-European Marketing & Business Development Manager at IG Group before moving to TF Markets, and subsequently was involved in the development of a pioneering HTML5 trading platform
OTC FX is King in China: Local banks have to risk $100 million to make $50 million in traditional investments – Investigation
Local exchanges in China will rush toward becoming OTC FX brokerages, using Chinese subsidiaries of well recognized Western prime brokerages. Whilst the West tightens, China expands in a very promising direction. Here is a full dialog and perspective from within
Four networking events will be held in this forthcoming series for the first quarter of 2017, in Cyprus, London, New York and Sydney. The world’s most prominent industry leaders from across the world are attending, and there are a few places left. Join the world’s most senior FX executives in exclusive surroundings