Week Recap: Our pick of the best weekend reads

Noam Stiekema

    My personal journey – Guest Editorial I would like to share my personal journey into the FX industry. Not many know this story but I feel that sharing may inspire others in similar positions as myself, to go the extra mile. Read more…     Cyprus political party leader takes on IronFX A further […]

Week Recap: Our pick of the best weekend reading

 

 

Luis Sanchez- My Personal JourneyMy personal journey – Guest Editorial

I would like to share my personal journey into the FX industry. Not many know this story but I feel that sharing may inspire others in similar positions as myself, to go the extra mile.

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Andros KyprianouCyprus political party leader takes on IronFX

A further step toward ensuring the safeguarding of the FX industry in Cyprus by way of ensuring that those which show disregard for abiding by the correct code of conduct become the subject of discussion not only at regulatory level, but also something which is causing senior government officials in Cyprus to put pen to paper.

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Transparency in Managed AccountsTransparency in Managed Accounts: an interview with Galacticks CEO Scott Glover

The dynamic nature of the Forex industry embraces new entrants to the business as an opportunity to evolve, more knowledgeable, more efficient, more accessible. With than in mind, FinanceFeeds met with Cyprus-based account management service Galacticks, a company which also has satellite offices in the UK and Dubai, to take a look at what may come next in this particular sector.

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The Future of the current retail FX & CFD brokerage modelThe Future of the current retail FX & CFD brokerage model- Guest Editorial

Today I’m going to take a look at the future of the Forex & CFD companies, given the warning signals showing up and how companies might be able to better position themselves for the change in direction..

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Where did the drive toward exchanges for retail FX go?Where did the drive toward exchanges for retail FX go?

Across the OTC FX industry five years ago, following the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States which ruled that all institutional non-bank electronic trading must undergo a vast set of infrastructural changes which included the registering of swap execution facilities and a stipulation that all trades must be executed and cleared through central counterparties.

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photo-1448906654166-444d494666b3UK FCA Business Plan 2016/2017 calls for innovation in the financial sector

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has released its business plan for 2016/2017, reviewing 2015 and sharing new objectives and considerations regarding the financial sector in today’s world. Regulating over 56,000 firms and having authorized more than a thousand last year, the regulator aims to protect consumers and the financial markets, as well as promoting competition..

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Japanese FSA to address high frequency trading (HFT)Japan’s FSA to address high frequency trading (HFT) for its play in market distortion and volatility

Japan’s Minister for Financial Services made a statement at a press conference today, informing that a general meeting of the Financial System Council will take place in early April in order for experts to discuss the issues of FinTech disruption, such as the emergence of blockchain technology, and high frequency trading that has been massively adopted by the institutional investment banking sector, with potential negative effects.

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A candid discussion on retail binary optionsWhose order flow is it anyway? – Candid discussion on retail binary options with Binarystation’s Greg Beliakov

Today, FinanceFeeds spoke to Mr. Beliakov, at a time during which the OTC binary options industry has been under considerable scrutiny and is in a developmental phase in which it is now evolving, in order to gain full perspective as to the rationale behind elevating binary options platforms into the institutional sector.

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unnamed (1)The future’s made of virtual…. reality

“Forget your virtual reality, oh, there’s nothing so bad” sang Jamiroquai famously in his 1996 release “Virtual insanity”.

Whilst the song was indeed a hit, Jamiroquai’s prediction was perhaps slightly wide of the mark as here we are in 2016 and the subject of virtual reality in FinTech is the talking point of the season among some of the largest consultancy firms in the world.

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAATSAAAAJDJlNjAyMDJkLWJkZmYtNGM0NS05ZGJmLTUwN2RmNjlmNGNiZQThe £11,000 office night out: Employees of prominent London bank’s pies, burgers and 110 bottles of whiskey

Corporate entertainment within London’s affluent financial center is most certainly en vogue, and indeed the high budgets are back on the menu, along with the finest champagne – or in this particular case, Scotch whiskey.

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99.81% of NAGA shareholders approve merger with CAPEX.com

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Chinese Insurance Giant Leads Market in Face of US Tech Slump

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Public strikes deal to acquire Stocktwits

“After launching bonds, a high-yield cash account, and options trading, Public’s platform has earned the right to be the primary brokerage platform for many investors, and we look forward to offering the full breadth of our platform to Stocktwits customers.”

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