607, 2018

R5 TALKS WITH EUROMONEY ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN FX MARKET

Adam Gazzoli and Nick Ohlin from R5 (and both Australians), spoke with Paul Golden at Euromoney about the ongoing development of the Australian FX market.

A few call outs – 

Adam commented that non-banks in general have grown their market share across all currency pairs, and that the the larger non-banks are showing […]

1605, 2018

CHINA BUSINESS NETWORK TALKS WITH R5 AND CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK ABOUT R5-SHCH CONNECT

The film was broadcast on the Evening News on May 2nd

China Business Network has audience figures in the region of 400 million.

The film is in Chinese and English –  https://m.yicai.com/video/5419761.html

2304, 2018

R5 SPEAKS WITH CNBC

Click to see our interview with CNBC

We discuss UK-China relations and how increased business in the BRICS are a silver lining of BREXIT

1603, 2018

R5 RECOGNISED AS TOP 100 UK FINTECH… AGAIN

R5 Recognised as Top 100 UK FinTech… Again

HM Treasury has kindly bestowed Top 100 status on R5, for the second time. The International FinTech Conference 2018 is hosted by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and speakers including the CEO of LLoyds Banking Group, Bank of China, HSBC, the FCA, and […]

202, 2018

UK PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY ANNOUNCES R5-SHCH CONNECT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

New Service Is Live With Eight Chinese Banks Connecting With London’s FX Market 

London and Shanghai – 2 February 2018. Theresa May today announced the launch of R5-SHCH Connect, a new service which links banks in China with London’s foreign exchange (FX) market. Part of the Belt and Road financial infrastructure initiative, this represents a significant […]

901, 2018

R5 WINS RISK MARKET TECHNOLOGY AWARD 2018

R5 is delighted to have been awarded Best Trading System for Fixed Income, Currencies and Credit in the 2018 Risk Market Technology Awards

LINK – https://www.risk.net/awards/5374691/market-technology-awards-2018-new-problems-new-solutions

1812, 2017

UK CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER PHILIP HAMMOND ANNOUNCES R5-SHCH CONNECT

New Service Will Connect Banks in China with London’s FX Market

London, UK – 18 December, 2017.  The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has formally announced the formation of R5-SHCH Connect, a partnership between R5, the London FinTech leading the digital transformation of Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange trading, and the Shanghai […]

1511, 2017

THIS TOP HSBC FX SALESMAN HAS JUST SIGNED UP TO A FINTECH START UP.

by Paul Clarke 

A senior HSBC FX salesman, who has spent the past 24 years working for large investment banks in the City, has signed up to a fintech start-up pushing for the electronification of FX in emerging markets.

Chris De Sibert, who was a managing director and head of foreign exchange […]

1109, 2017

FX: R5FX to launch new clearing model as NDF trades soar

Solomon Teague from Euromoney talks with Jon Vollemaere about the growth of clearing NDF trades, and how this is one of the drivers behind R5 building R5C3 (Central Credit and Clearing), which brings together spot and NDF trades on the same platform.

A few of Jon’s comments –

“(R5C3 also supports […]

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 […]