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Pareto Financial Planning ramps up adviser programme

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 18:12

Pareto Financial Planning is expanding its in-house training programme to help up-and-coming advisers accelerate their careers. »

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Dinosaur Group launches FX service

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:23

Dinosaur Financial Group (Dinosaur), a challenger broker-dealer and a subsidiary of Dinosaur Group Holdings, has launched a new Global Foreign Exchange (FX) Trading Service. »

Joao Monteiro, 4XCube

New boutique brokerage firm provides international hub for algorithmic trading

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:15

A new boutique brokerage firm licensed by the Financial Services Commission in the Cook Islands is providing a hub for algorithmic trading. »

Tom Wheatley, Watson Wheatley

BennBridge deploys Watson Wheatley’s iRecs reconciliation

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:18

Watson Wheatley Financial Systems has successfully implemented its iRecs reconciliation system at London-based BennBridge, part of the Bennelong Funds Management Group. »

Trading 212 launches unlimited zero commission ETF trading platform

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 15:02

Trading 212 has become the first retail UK broker to offer commission-free trading for new and existing customers across shares and ETFs on its platform with no limit on the frequency and value of trades. »

Laurent Kssis, Managing Director, XBT Provider

SEC suspends Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether Tracker One

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 10:07

The US’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the trading of Bitcoin Tracker One (CXBTF) and Ether Tracker One (CETHF) issued by XBT Provider AB in Sweden, citing a lack of current, consistent and accurate information which has resulted in confusion amongst market participants regarding these financial instruments. »

Tradeweb reports average daily volumes up 38 per cent in August year over year

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 15:16

Tradeweb has published its latest Monthly Activity Report, which captures trading activity across its fixed income, derivatives and ETF platforms, and reported average daily volumes in August were up 38.0 per cent year over year. »

Swarm launches Market Access Protocol for security token trading

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 09:39

Swarm, the blockchain for private equity, has released its Market Access Protocol (MAP) for tokenised security trading.   »

UMB appoints Temenos to modernise its ETF administration capabilities

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 12:51

Banking software company Temenos has announced that Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based UMB Fund Services (UMB) signed an agreement to modernise its ETF administration capabilities using Temenos’ Multifonds platform. »

Larry Tabb, TABB Group

US equity options market traders face pricing, transparency, and cost of execution issues, says TABB

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:03

According to new research from TABB Group, “Equity Options: Transparency and Simplicity are Clearly Not the Same,” with no dark pools, hidden trades, internalisation schemes, and each execution hitting the tape being posted on a licensed and regulated exchange, trading in US equity options has propelled volume to more than 15 million contracts a day in May 2018 alone, as retail customers and firms continue to enter the space. »


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