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R5 SPEAKS ABOUT BRI – IN THE RMB QUARTERLY

This is excerpt from our discussion on Belt and Road Risk in the London RMB Business Quarterly produced by the PBOC and City of London  ‘…the smiling family on the train in Kenya is not paying for the ride in USD.. they’re paying in Kenyan Shilling.  This creates an exposure to the Shilling exchange […]

2019-10-21T09:44:55+00:00

COLLABORATION BETWEEN R5 AND EDELWEISS ANNOUNCED AT INDIA DAY 2019

The Lord Mayor of London in July announced the collaboration between R5 and Edelweiss at Mansion House as a part of India Day, the flagship UK-India financial services event.

Edelweiss Securities Limited (Edelweiss) and R5 are exploring collaboration to create a long term relationship to promote ‘Indian FX Market Access’ amongst the forex and derivative focused funds and clients of both […]

2019-08-02T14:31:46+00:00

10TH UK – CHINA ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL DIALOGUE

Alan Calvert’s 1984 Economics class got a great reception during the 10th UK – China Economic and Financial Dialogue and the 2019 RMB Global Cities Dialogue last week at Bloomberg “In 1984 if you wanted to build a dam in the west you bought in a lot of big Caterpillar equipment. In China you hired 1 million people […]

2019-07-10T08:00:41+00:00

JON VOLLEMAERE FEATURED IN FX WEEK

R5’s Jon Vollemaere was featured in an FX Week article on the HKMA and PBoC’s extension of CNY access to Hong Kong Stock Connect investors.

Jon commented on the development, “It opens the RMB door just a little bit more, but mainly this is a step to help solve the liquidity issue with CNH,” and, “There simply isn’t enough […]

2019-07-10T08:03:01+00:00

R5FX SPEAKS TO FX WEEK ASIA

R5FX’s CEO Jon Vollemaere recently spoke to FX Week Asia about the issue of illegal FX trading in China. The article follows fresh fines handed out in China this year.

Jon noted:

“The enforcement shows the regulators are serious in their promise to put a stop to illegal currency trading,”

“As Chinese regulators grow increasingly active in their […]

2019-07-10T08:07:14+00:00

R5 AT THE UK HONG KONG FINANCIAL DIALOGUE

Earlier this month R5’s Jon Vollemaere had the great honour of being included in the inaugural UK-Hong Kong Financial Dialogue. The dialogue co-chaired by HM Treasury’s Director-General of Financial Services Katharine Braddick and Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Executive Director Vincent Lee, comprised a series of roundtable discussions on issues of mutual interest, including enhancing […]

2019-05-21T07:55:41+00:00

R5 JOINS THE LORD MAYOR’S UK FINTECH DELEGATION 2019

In March, the Lord Mayor of London led a team of 13 of the most innovative London FinTech firms to meet with senior Chinese officials and business leaders. The 6 day tour was focused on promoting FinTech relationships between China and the UK, and included R5FX’s own Jon Vollemaere.

As part of the delegation […]

2019-05-13T13:27:17+00:00