Day: June 25, 2019

Mullooly Joins Tora

Tom Mullooly has joined order and execution management system provider Tora as head of US sales. He joins from TradingScreen where he spent just over two years as FX sales director for the US – prior to that he worked at BidFX and EBS, having joined the latter firm from an almost 14 year career […]

Jump the Latest to Launch Singapore Pricing Engine

Jump Liquidity is the latest FX trading business to announce that it is partnering with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to bring its FX pricing engine to Singapore, joining a growing list of bank and non-bank liquidity providers to do so. Singapore will be the third pricing engine location provided by Jump Liquidity, which […]

Icap Launches Digital Assets Business

The push to attract institutions to the digital assets space has been boosted by news that Icap, part of inter-dealer broking firm TP-Icap, has launched a digital asset markets venture, which will initially operate in the crypto-asset derivatives space. The business has been launched in London, with regional desks in Asia and the US to […]

LedgerX Gets Nod for Physically Settled Bitcoin Derivatives

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved LedgerX, a cryptocurrency trading venue, as a Designated Contract Market (DCM). This will allow LedgerX to offer bitcoin spot and physically settled derivatives contracts to retail clients, which it plans to do through its new platform, LedgerX Omni. Founded in 2014, LedgerX obtained approval to act […]

OneZero Secures Private Equity Investment

Lovell Minnick Partners (LMP), a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, has completed a minority investment in oneZero Financial Systems. The financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. LMP is joined in this investment by Phil Weisberg, the former CEO of FXall and the founder of Matzliach […]

10 Years On – G20 Reform Agenda Continues with Crypto in the Sights

A decade after it was tasked with driving reform of the financial system, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has reported to G20 leaders that while much has been achieved, “promoting global financial stability is a continuous task”. In a letter to the leaders, current FSB chair Randal Quarles says that the FSB’s transition from determined […]

Capitolis Targets Finance Solution with von Hoerl Hire

Capitolis has appointed Shervyn von Hoerl as head of investor solutions, he will focus on the Capitolis Finance product suite, due for launch later this year and will help drive the development of new solutions in partnership with clients and investors as Capitolis builds new products and services to address capital market constraints. von Hoerl was […]