Day: 3 September 2020

US Initial Claims Fall on Technical Factors

US Initial claims fell by 130,000 in the August 29 week to a level of 881,000, well below the 958,000 level expected and the lowest since the pandemic began, however, the decline needs to be taken with a grain of salt due to technical issues. The Labor Department shifted to an additive seasonal factor from […]

Gold-I, Zero Hash Partner for Centrally Settled Crypto

Gold-i and digital asset settlement firm, Zero Hash, have launched a partnership to provide prime of primes, retail FX brokers and hedge funds with a centrally settled crypto offering and a means of accessing cryptocurrency liquidity providers. The partnership leverages Gold-i’s order routing and order matching technology through its Crypto Switch 2.0 – part of […]

SGX, CryptoCompare, Unveil Crypto Indices

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has unveiled a partnesrhip with collaborating with UK-based cryptocurrency market data provider CryptoCompare, to launch crypto indices under the SGX iEdge index suite, namely the iEdge Bitcoin Index and iEdge Ethereum Index, as the first batch of such indices. According to research data by CryptoCompare, the total assets under management (AUM) globally of digital asset […]

And Another Thing…

Someone recently challenged me on my assertion that the CLOB model is stagnant in the FX markets. I am glad they did as I love a good debate, but it became clear that either I had not been clear enough or my challenger had missed the point. I don’t think the CLOB model will disappear, […]

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