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UK Leapfrogs Singapore in RMB Clearing According to Swift’s latest RMB tracker, the UK’s RMB payments value increased by 21% between March 2014 and March 2016, it as the first offshore RMB clearing centre after Hong Kong. Being the second biggest is not as important as it ...
Deutsche Börse Creates FinTech Hub Deutsche Börse could probably be considered as Germany’s biggest FinTech company. It certainly has a long history of innovation, having pioneered electronic trading and remote access back in the 1980s and 1990s. So it is perhaps almost inevitable ...
Moex Strives for Glasnost The Moscow Exchange (Moex) has announced it will offer what it terms “new opportunities and services to FX Market participants”, from July 4. The exchange is introducing various new products and services, which effectively are part of the process of building ...
LCH Appoints FX Heads

10:00 April 26th 2016 in News, Exchanges & Clearing

LCH Appoints FX Heads

Clearing house LCH has unveiled two senior executive appointments to its FX business. Effective 1 May 2016, Daniel Maguire will assume the role of global head of rates and FX derivatives. In his expanded role, Maguire will be responsible for the global ...
Bats Closes IPO

13:50 April 21st 2016 in News, Exchanges & Clearing

Bats Closes IPO

Bats Global Markets, the operator of various exchanges and trading venues, including Hotspot in FX, has closed its initial public offering (IPO). The company has sold 15,295,000 shares of common stock at $19.00 per share. This includes 1,995,000 additional shares sold by the ...
TrueEX Platform Expands to Cover London Trading Hours Swaps trading platform, TrueEX, now supports market activity during London business hours. According to TrueEx, this is in response to rapidly growing client demands in both the US and across Europe and will enable European clients to access the same ...
Moex Bucks the Trend as More Platforms Release Data Three more venues have released FX volume data for March, with EBS Brokertec and CME Group reporting declines but Moscow Exchange (Moex) bucking the trend with higher volumes. EBS volumes for March were $83.7 billion, down 20.2% from $102.6 billion in February and 19.7% ...
SEF Volumes Down in February as IRS Trading Slows Total trading volume on SEFs averaged $443.5 billion per day during the month of February, an 8.6% decrease from the previous month and a 2.7% decrease from February 2015, according to the Futures Industry Association’s (FIA) SEF Tracker. The decrease resulted entirely from ...
Moex Benchmarks Get Iosco Nod Moscow Exchange’s (Moex) benchmarks for the currency, equity, bond and money market segments have been recognised as compliant with the International Organization of Securities Commission’s principles (Iosco). Moex’s benchmarks are the basis for a number of financial ...
Exchanges to Continue Diversifying in Response to Market Changes Expect derivatives exchanges to continue diversifying away from their core business of providing a platform for trading, was the message from exchange heads at the FIA Boca conference. On the same day that Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange ...