Day: 31 January 2020

Follow the Money

Last year saw a number of investments in fintech firms offering FX technology. Galen Stops takes a look at the rationale behind this trend and examines the broader investment landscape. The more eagle-eyed Profit & Loss reader will have noticed that there was a distinct spate of investment deals involving FX-focused fintech firms in the […]

Straits Financial to PoP Spotex

Straits Financial has been named as a prime-of-prime provider to FX ECN Spotex. The agreement enables clients to access FX liquidity via Straits Financial and provides a gateway for brokers to deploy Spotex’s modular technology solutions and includes Straits Financial’s proprietary institutional liquidity accessed via a dedicated Spotex Broker Liquidity Hub. Straits Financial will also […]

UK to Probe Sterling Move Ahead of BoE Rate Announcement

Security around the Bank of England’s decision making process is once again in the spotlight after sterling jumped 15 seconds before the latest monetary policy announcement was made. Late last year it was revealed that a company was using an audio feed from the Bank’s press conferences post announcement to give traders an advantage over […]