Broker-Dealer capital requirements, transparency, customer data protection and AML rules are important to consider.
Only 32% of the respondents were aware that their investments are covered by the FSCS.
APAC spending on robotics set to grow at 22% a year by 2020.
“The paid advertising element allows your website to take that prime position of being listed first, or at least on the first page of a search. Consider SEO to be the bread and butter behind your website and SEM that layer of jam that makes your site stand out in relevant searches, and hopefully, irresistibly click worthy” – Adinah Brown, Leverate
The levy is down from GBP 401 million in 2016/17.
“When bots are utilized, and configured, in a user-friendly way, they can perhaps provide an even better experience than an actual person would”, says Natallia Hunik, Global Head of Sales, Advanced Markets & Fortex.
“If we look at successful companies in this industry, we see there is another way. One that focuses on long term, that focuses on adding value to customers rather than taking it. Those companies have in common that they have humans involved in the process” – Bart Burggraaf, Managing Partner, MediaGroup Worldwide
“Culture is not just apps. It’s a combination of people and technology. If you are joining the company in your 20s, unlike when I joined, you’re going to learn to code. It doesn’t matter whether you are in sales, finance or operations. You may not end up being a programmer, but you will know how to code. We are also changing the plumbing inside the company to connect everyone and make the culture change possible. This is existential and we’re committed to this” – Jeffrey Immelt, CEO, GE
“Naturally, in the trading world, there are sudden changes and news items that require highlighting immediately, but as a rule, your company should know exactly what and when you are adding to the page” – Yael Warman, Leverate
“Marketing is not the pretty print ad you make. Marketing is about finding and communicating differentiators. When you break it all down, that’s the role of the marketing department” – Bart Burggraaf, Managing Partner, MediaGroup Worldwide
Research by FinanceFeeds has concluded that the traditional generic PR releases of the past are indeed a thing of the past. Interaction, understanding of product and service, and comprehensively working with potential partners is key to linking all components, identifying opportunities and maintaining leadership in today’s highly sophisticated FX industry
“One of the biggest perceived threats in online financial trading is security and in particular the protection of personal data of traders. Automation limits the amount of personal data that is exposed to human employees and therefore increases the security of the data.”
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