Senior bankruptcy attorney and Partner at Shipkevich Law Firm in New York examines the impending bankruptcy of Global Brokerage Inc, the current status of the bankruptcy case and what it means for shareholders.
Last week, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond released his second budget. This is the second budget release after the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016. Here is a quick summary of the details of the 2017 budget
Today’s data financial services data center needs to be responsive to business needs. Jay Patani discusses how capacity planning can ensure that IT infrastructure is fit for purpose in an often volatile, fast-paced trading environment.
Wael Salem is an established thought leader within the Fintech and Investment scenes. CTO at TradeSocio, speaker and serial technology entrepreneur, Wael is passionate about innovation, simplifying complex problems and creating equal opportunities within the tech & investment scene
Following the assertion last week by the FCA that news and analytics will have to be paid for, Meir Velenski looks at how this is absolutely open to abuse, is not in the clients best interests, and is detrimental to good quality firms doing things properly, whilst helping the less scrupulous to rip their clients off
Slippage is normal. Price variation is normal. What is not normal is cancelation of profits, or preferential behavior by b-book brokerages under strange and non-existent terminology such as off-market pricing. We investigate in full and show how this works, with full insight from within the bank, non-bank and brokerage sector
Not all contests instantly perform well on the social media platform, says Leverate’s Adinah Brown as she investigates how to use the largest social media platform for the purposes of retail brokerage contests
Very detailed and in depth research with regard to how to select the right payment solutions provider for your brokerage when establishing in China, compiled by Leverate’s Adinah Brown
While it is ransomware that has held the spotlight of public attention recently, it is actually financial malware that is the greatest threat to our industry today. Research has revealed that with annual attacks numbering 1.2 million, financial malware is 2.5 times as prevalent as ransomware says Jouda Seghair
The death of social trading: Conflict of interest results in exit rally; due diligence finds 80% of lead traders to be fake
The lid has been closing on social trading platform providers for quite some time, and its legacy of faddishness has been coined. However, many brokerages have dropped their own social trading platforms this year – Could the conflict of interest be too much of a risk?
Exclusive: Age of the IPO over? Not by a long way! You can list your firm on a major exchange, large or small. Here’s how
Some small firms are looking to list, yet coming up with the view that IPOs aren’t worth considering, largely because of the cost barriers thrown at them by traditional mechanisms. Avenir Registrars Managing Director Hardeep Tamana shows exactly how to get your firm ready for public listing the efficient way
Australia’s FX industry: A precise account from a prominent leader, Christopher Gore, CEO of GO Markets
“My view is that we are at an important time – a squeezing if you like – which may promote consolidation and perhaps even a couple of exits in their various forms” says GO Markets CEO Christopher Gore, as he looks very closely at how the regulatory structure and maintaining the correct methodology is critical to commercial sustainability in retail FX
Full report: It is not just a case of avoiding being blocked. This is how to structure YOUR company when approaching an all important Chinese client base.
Leverate’s Adinah Brown goes into statistical detail about customer engagement in the retail FX industry including a comprehensive analysis from Ray Coppinger, Head of Marketing at Marketo and Jay Shutter CEO of independent research firm, Illuminas Austin
PrimeXM’s Matthew Best speaks to FinanceFeeds about liquidity management in the world’s most important financial center
Today, in Limassol, Cyprus, which has now proven itself as more than a center for retail FX brokerages, but the…
How the OTC FX brokerage really works – Counterparty credit, pricing, last look and relationships: Full TV documentary in London
In Part 2 of our full TV documentary, we examine the internal operations of London’s prime of prime brokerage sector, to show how your trades are processed, how counterparty relationships work and how overall challenges in the OTC FX industry are faced. We go inside the institutional FX industry and look at it from all operational aspects, from sales to CEO. Where does your liquidity come from, and how does it work?
The prime of prime brokerage: Execution, last look, correct pricing and relationships: Full TV documentary in London
FX brokerages and traders are reliant on the execution received from their providers. FinanceFeeds has produced a full documentary to take YOU inside London’s prime of prime brokerage sector. In part one, we look at how prime of prime brokers are structured and what every component of the company does each day to ensure the entire OTC FX market’s full functionality.
Australia: The place to do business! Register now for the FinanceFeeds Sydney Cup FX Industry Networking Event
Join the senior executives and leaders of the institutional and retail FX industry at the FinanceFeeds Sydney Cup FX industry networking event on July 20 this year at The Establishment, one of Sydney’s most famous venues
The success and perceived genius of Plus500 was an accident… almost! How the company really rose to fame
Speaking to senior figures that were at Plus500 during its initial period, the firm did not set out to become the efficient, automated firm for which it is renowned. Instead, it attempted the call center and client conversion model with no success, so changed its tack. Here is how and why.