Day: 20 February 2020

CLS Reports Uptick in January ADV, Down YoY

The average daily traded volume submitted to CLS was $1.77 trillion, up 10.8% from the $1.60 trillion recorded in December 2019. However, CLS reports a slight 1% year-on-year decline in ADV compared to the $1.77 trillion submitted in January 2019. CLS’s head of information services, Masami Johnstone, says: “We saw average daily traded volumes in January […]

BidFX Upgrades Mobile App

BidFX, a cloud-based provider of electronic FX trading solutions, today announces the launch of what it says is a major upgrade to its mobile app to meet growing demand among hedge funds and asset managers to securely manage and trade their spot FX, forward and NDF positions. Via global SAAS technology, mobile app users will […]

StanChart Appoints Digital Head

Kahina van Dyke has joined Standard Chartered’s Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking division (CCIB) as global head, digital channels and client data analytics. She will be based in Singapore and report to Simon Cooper, chief executive, CCIB, at the bank. Van Dyke, who has previously been named in the top 25 women in financial technology […]

BIS Appoints Innovation Hub Chiefs

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has announced two key appointments to the BIS Innovation Hub, an initiative unveiled last year and designed to support central bank collaboration on new financial technology. Andrew McCormack, chief information officer at Payments Canada, will head the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore, with Morten Bech, head of secretariat for […]

Wingrove Joins Westpac

Bethany Wingrove has joined Westpac in London in a newly-created e-specialist role. Wingrove joins from Deutsche Bank where she worked in FX institutional sales and was more recently in e-FX sales for Europe providing specialist electronic FX coverage advice to a diverse range of Institutional clients. She will report to Ian O’Flaherty, head of digital […]

And Another Thing…

I have been away in the wilds of Australia for a week so a little rusty on what’s hot, but something did catch my eye as I was waiting for my flight home yesterday – yet another realisation by US authorities that they may have got something wrong in their post-GFC rush to regulate everything […]

Citi Top as Greenwich Sees Sell Side Investments Paying Off

Fixed-income dealers’ response to long-term challenges facing the industry could be working to the advantage of global investors, according to Greenwich Associates’ research. The firm says that as most banks around the globe face pressure to increase profitability, they are increasingly competing among a small set of dealers, new liquidity providers and, to some extent, […]

Cloud9 Appoints COO

Cloud9 Technologies has appointed Jim Miller as chief operating officer (COO). In this role, he will guide product realisation and rollout, as well as assist in defining business and market strategies across the organisation, including the company’s efforts to facilitate the integration of voice data and activity into the trader workflow. Miller joined the firm […]