1107, 2017

SINGAPORE STAVES OFF THREATS TO ITS FX CROWN

Paul Golden from Euromoney talks with Jon Vollemaere (R5), Michael Go (Thomson Reuters), Harpal Sandhu (Integral), Geoff Ward (NEX), Dongyal Lim (CMC Markets) and Emmanuel Pelle (BSO) about how Singapore is responding to the threat posed by the growth of Hong Kong and Shanghai – all competiting to be Asia’s largest FX trading centre.  

Some […]

407, 2017

ASIFMA – CHINA FX – IT’S NOT BLACK AND WHITE

Jon spoke at ASIFMA’s 7th China Capital Markets Conference, held recently in Hong Kong. The panel’s title was “China FX & Local Rates: Trends and Opportunities”

The panel was moderated by John Ball (GFMA), who looked at how to develop deeper, more liquid hedging instruments, onshore and offshore hedging strategies, and methods to improve electronic execution […]

2305, 2017

FX: PRAGMA UNLEASHES ALGO TRADERS ON NDF MARKET

Solomon Teague from Euromoney talks with Jon Vollemaere (R5), David Merchner and Curtis Pfeiffer (Pragma Securities), and William Black (Credit Suisse) about the potential yields in the NDF market and the launch of algo-trading in EM – all good for market liquidity.

Some of Jon’s comments –

“Anyone with dropping G10 volume is looking at ways to […]

2601, 2017

AUSSIE BANKS LOOK TO HEAD OFF COMPETITORS IN eFX

In Emerging Markets Australia is seeing increased business in RMB and INR

Adam Gazzoli, R5’s business development manager, describes the AUD/RMB cross as the “next big thing” in the Australian FX market, despite data from Peter Lee Associates’ annual FX survey showing that AUD/USD accounts for 89% of FX activity amongst the country’s highest volume customers.

AUD/INR […]

1812, 2016

2017: ONES TO WATCH IN THE FINTECH SPACE THIS YEAR

Volatility may come with the territory for financial technology companies, but the seismic events of 2016 have shaken even seasoned observers. From Brexit to Trump, and with ongoing concerns around security, it has been a year of great upheaval in many markets.

R5 CEO Jon Vollemaere believes we can expect more of the same in 2017. […]

412, 2016

THE CHANGING FX MARKETPLACE

Two weeks ago we took part in a great panel entitled “The Changing FX Marketplace” at Mondo Visone’s Exchange Forum in London.
The main question asked was whether the FX market would move from being mainly OTC to being traded on exchange. This is in light of increased global regulation, calls for better […]

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. […]

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

110, 2015

R5FX GOES LIVE WITH LATAM FX TRADING

London, UK – 1st October, 2015.   R5FX, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced the launch of Latin American trading on its platform. Live trading is now available in Brazilian Real (BRL), Chilean Peso (CLP) and Colombian Peso (COP).

R5FX launched ‘Latam in London’ at the conclusion of a meeting with the Banco […]