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”

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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 […]

505, 2016

FEATURES AND TRENDS OF NDF MARKETS FOR EMERGING ECONOMY CURRENCIES: A STUDY OF THE INDIAN RUPEE (2016)

R5 was invited to be in attendance in Mumbai at the presentation of this report for the RBI in March. Now unclassified it is available to our customers and contains some very useful data. Written by the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and commissioned by the City of London, this report highlights the […]

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 […]