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 […]

1311, 2015

R5FX GOES LIVE WITH INDIAN RUPEE

INR Launch Coincides with the London Visit of Indian Prime Minister,
Shri Narendra Modi

London, UK – 13th November, 2015.   R5FX, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced the launch of Indian Rupee trading on its platform. Live trading is now available in Indian Rupee (INR), Brazilian Real (BRL), Chilean Peso (CLP) and Colombian […]

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 […]

2109, 2015

R5FX ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

London, UK – 21 September, 2015.   R5FX, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced the new members of its board. The London FinTech start-up is currently in beta testing, prior to launch later this year.

The new board members are:

Lord Flight, who is a member of the House of Lords and holder of […]

1809, 2015

FXWEEK SINGAPORE SEPT 10TH 2015

From FX week website.

Best execution in technology panel:  e-FX in Asia – overcoming roadblocks

The impact of competition on platform development – cheaper and faster than ever?
Market participants’ attitudes towards e-trading given growing needs in transparency, pricing quality, operational efficiency and better execution
Single versus multi-dealer platforms – which one will prosper in Asia?
The expansion […]

1409, 2015

R5FX ATTRACTING BANK INVESTMENT?

September 6th 2015 in Profit and Loss Magazine

Nascent emerging markets trading platform R5FX is attracting interest from the banking industry as it seeks to conduct its next stage of funding ahead of a full launch.
According to sources familiar with the matter, “several” banks are looking to invest in the platform, which handled its first […]