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CFOs are waking up to the benefits of mobile banking

Posted on: 28 May 2015 | Source: HSBC

HSBC corporate customers make USD50 billion in mobile payments...

Bolero agrees long-term tech deal with CSC

Posted on: 27 May 2015 | Source: Bolero International

New tie-up with global provider will facilitate innovation in the platform and ensure future stability...

RMB ranks #1 in Asia Pacific for payments with Greater China

Posted on: 27 May 2015 | Source: SWIFT

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker shows that the RMB is now the most active currency used by Asia for payments with China and Hong Kong...

Kantox closes $11 million Series B investment

Posted on: 27 May 2015 | Source: Kantox

Existing investors support Kantox’s next phase of growth...

ICM Direct to revolutionise institutional trading

Posted on: 26 May 2015 | Source: ICM Capital

ICM Capital Ltd, has announced the launch of ICM Direct a new institutional trading platform which transforms the way financial organisations can access the global financial markets...

Abide Financial selected as REMIT regulatory reporting partner for ICAP

Posted on: 26 May 2015 | Source: Abide Financial

Abide Financial, the market-leading global transaction reporting specialist, announces that it has been selected by ICAP Energy, the energy business of ICAP plc, as its regulatory reporting partner for transactions subject to new REMIT (Regulation on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency) legislation...

FundBPO live on Calastone’s global fund transaction network

Posted on: 26 May 2015 | Source: Calastone

Australia’s largest independent fund administrator, FundBPO, has joined Calastone, the global fund transaction network...

Chinese and Arabic language sites now live on Tradimo

Posted on: 22 May 2015 | Source: Tradimo

Tradimo’s online trading school is now available in both Chinese and Arabic languages...

ICAP e-Commerce launches US Agency Securities matching engine

Posted on: 22 May 2015 | Source: ICAP

New service powered by premier ICAP US Agency Securities desk...

CLS shareholders elect four new board directors

Posted on: 22 May 2015 | Source: CLS Group

CLS Group (CLS), the market infrastructure that enhances financial stability by providing risk mitigation services to the global FX market, announced that four new directors were elected to its Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting held on 21 April, 2015...

Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan, RBS, and UBS enter guilty pleas in the US, agree to pay more than $5.8bn (£3.7bn) in fines to regulators for Foreign Exchange misconduct

Posted on: 20 May 2015 | Source: Hausfeld

Companies, institutional investors, individuals and other entities trading in the foreign exchange (““FX””) rates market - the world’s largest financial market – have strong claims in Europe as potential victims of collusion and manipulation carried out for years by banks worldwide...

FCA fines Barclays £284,432,000 for forex failings

Posted on: 20 May 2015 | Source: The Financial Conduct Authority

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a financial penalty of £284,432,000 on Barclays Bank Plc (Barclays) for failing to control business practices in its foreign exchange (FX) business in London...

Statement from the ACI Financial Markets Association, on the US Department of Justice announcement in relation to the FX market on 20 May 2015

Posted on: 20 May 2015 | Source: ACI

ACI President, Marshall Bailey comments: “These charges make sobering reading and are another wake up call to the FX market that it needs to address behavioural issues..."

IPC and JPX collaborate to enhance global participation in Japanese equities and derivatives markets

Posted on: 20 May 2015 | Source: IPC Systems

IPC Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of specialized communications and managed network-as-a-service solutions for the financial trading community, and Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the world’s third largest exchange group, today announced a strategic partnership to enable global capital market participants to reliably access JPX’s trading venues from financial centers in the Asia-Pacific region, North America and Europe...

Daiwa goes live with Torstone Technology’s Inferno in Hong Kong

Posted on: 20 May 2015 | Source: Torstone Technology

Inferno delivers improved STP, increased business capacity and cost savings...