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2211, 2016

WHAT’S NEXT IN THE RMB GROWTH STORY?

Profit & Loss, by Galen Stops

It was no surprise when the latest Bank for International Settlements (BIS) triennial survey showed that the average daily turnover of RMB has grown from $120 billion in 2013 to $202 billion as of April 2016, an 81.8% increase.

This also means that the RMB has doubled its market share as […]

909, 2016

R5 NOMINATED FOR BEST FX PLATFORM BY FINANCIAL NEWS

R5FX has been nominated for Best Foreign Exchange Trading Platform by Financial News

We fully agree with the Financial News when they say….
“The challenge for many trading platforms – both new and incumbent – is that they often target exactly the same market segment as their competitors and struggle to gain sufficient volume to remain viable. […]

2007, 2016

JON VOLLEMAERE RECEIVES E-FX ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM FX WEEK

R5 Highly Commended for e-FX Initiative of the Year

R5, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced that Jon Vollemaere, CEO of R5, has been awarded the e-FX Achievement Award by FX Week magazine.

In addition, R5 was Highly Commended in FX Week’s e-FX Initiative of the Year category.

FX Week awards recognise industry excellence […]

1107, 2016

R5 – HIGHLY COMMENDED FOR FX WEEK E-FX INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

By Eva Szalay –

The electronic venue for emerging markets earns praise for its wide impact

Emerging markets (EM) have two major advantages over developed currency pairs: margins and growth potential. The space, which sees between $80 billion and $120 billion of turnover a day, has until recently been largely untouched by electronic trading, with the […]

1306, 2016

NON-BANK FX MARKET MAKERS GROW IN ASIA

By Paul Golden

Curbs on risk-based activities and internalization of client trades are pushing growth in non-bank market making in Asia, but such activity is not without challenges.

Non-bank market makers have yet to grab meaningful market share across Asia as a whole, with the Euromoney FX Survey 2016 noting the top 10 players in Asia remain […]

1306, 2016

FINTECH SCALEUPS, ASIA FINTECH AND THE HYPE SURROUNDING THE “FINTECH” LABEL

Jon Vollemaere talks with London Fintech Podcast about the journey from startup to serious player, and the pros and cons of being labeled a “Fintech”

Click here to go to the podcast

1306, 2016

INDONESIA ABOUT TO BECOME ASIAN FX TRADING TOUR DE FORCE:

R5FX CEO Jon Vollemaere explains

Indonesia is a region which has gained tremendous popularity among FX brokerages as a very important emerging market.

With a young and entrepreneurial population, the country is developing its financial markets economy substantially, and is looking at close relationships with neighboring countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Today, Jon Vollemaere, CEO of R5FX, […]

1306, 2016

ELECTRONIC TRADING JUMPS IN ASIA

Euromoney, by Paul Golden

A recent survey of Asian FX trading organizations found that 70% were already using electronic platforms.

In April, the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced that it had given regulatory approval to R5. The electronic venue’s CEO, Jon Vollemaere, observes that while eFX in Asia has increased liquidity in major currencies, emerging-market currencies have […]

905, 2016

R5 BOOSTS LONDON AND SINGAPORE TEAMS

by Mikael Latreille – 9th May

Reinforcements brought in as the emerging markets trading platform experiences significant volume growth. Emerging markets foreign exchange trading platform R5 is building up its teams in London and Singapore, with two confirmed appointments in each city.

To see the complete article visit fxweek.com

605, 2016

R5 CONTINUES TO BUILD TEAM IN LONDON AND SINGAPORE

R5, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced four new appointments in its London and Singapore offices. The Global FinTech is currently live for eNDF trading in London and Singapore.

The new appointments are:

Amar Vadher, Head of Technology.
Based in London, Amar is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of all R5 technology, and […]