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1304, 2016

ELECTRONIC TRADING GROWS IN FX

R5, the electronic venue for trading emerging market foreign exchange, is expanding to Singapore while there is increased demand for algorithmic trading in developed markets.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has given regulatory approval to R5 to launch in the country which is strategically important due to the significant volume of trading in emerging and local […]

804, 2016

R5 GOES LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Receives Authorisation from the Monetary Authority of Singapore 

London, UK – 8 April, 2016.   R5, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, announces that live trading has commenced in Singapore, following its authorisation from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

R5 went live with its London clients during the last quarter of 2015, for eNDF […]

1702, 2016

R5 NOMINATED FOR TOP 100 EUROPEAN FINTECH AWARDS

https://www.linkedin.com/company/r5fx

Tens of thousands of finance jobs are vanishing. Google, Apple, Facebook and countless FinTech startups are disrupting the financial sector. Innovative companies are eager to please millions of frustrated banking customers. Investors are fascinated by the phenomenal profits made by banks struggling with outdated technology. Today, more and more money is being invested in FinTech. […]

102, 2016

AS RMB INTERNATIONALISES, QUESTIONS ARISE AROUND SETTLEMENT

Profit & Loss, by Galen Stops

As the RMB gains in prominence, China faces decisions around settlement mechanisms, which will be crucial to its acceptance as a truly international currency.

China faces a decision – one that weighs operational risks against political risks: does it join the global market and put its currency onto CLS, the primary […]

2901, 2016

LONDON – PERFECTLY POSITIONED TO BECOME A LEADING RMB CENTRE

The Redback Reporter, by Jon Vollemaere

Despite a lack of awareness among the UK general public, there is the ambition within the City of London to dislodge Hong Kong from its number one position as an RMB centre. This will be a huge task due to Hong Kong’s entrenched dominance, but London’s position as the most […]

601, 2016

THE THEME FOR 2016 IS CHINA, CHINA, CHINA

FX Week, by Eva Szalay

In July, a little over six months since the deal, R5FX executed its first live trades and subsequently added the Brazilian real, the Chilean peso and the Colombian peso in October, followed by the Indian rupee in November. Unsurprisingly, the platform that has five core currencies – the rand, real, renminbi, […]

101, 2016

ASEAN ECONOMIC BULLETIN

Read all the information from the January 2016 bulletin

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1912, 2015

R5 ADVISES HM TREASURY ON BRL MARKET FOR EFD

As a recognised authority in Emerging Markets FX, R5 provided advice to HM Treasury on the BRL market, in relation to the UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue, aimed at deepening ties between the two countries.

812, 2015

RUSSIA TO RAISE $1BN IN RENMINBI BONDS

Financial Times, by Jonathan Wheatley

Russia is preparing to raise $1bn in renminbi-denominated sovereign bonds in Moscow next year in a move that would potentially open a new source of foreign funding for Russian banks and businesses shut out of capital markets in the US and Europe by sanctions.

The issuance, which would add to the international […]

2011, 2015

EMFX RIPE FOR ELECTRONIC TRADING, VOWS START-UP R5FX

Euromoney.com, by Joel Clark 

The new trading platform for emerging-market currencies is now live with the Indian rupee, Brazilian real, Chilean peso and Colombian peso. 

Emerging-market foreign exchange (EMFX) has been overlooked in the drive towards electronic trading and there is widespread demand for a greater range of trading channels, according […]