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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 […]

R5 RECOGNISED AS TOP 100 UK FINTECH… AGAIN2018-03-16T09:19:22+00:00

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 […]

UK PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY ANNOUNCES R5-SHCH CONNECT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS2018-11-02T13:36:46+00:00

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 […]

UK CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER PHILIP HAMMOND ANNOUNCES R5-SHCH CONNECT2018-11-02T13:36:47+00:00

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 […]

THIS TOP HSBC FX SALESMAN HAS JUST SIGNED UP TO A FINTECH START UP.2017-11-15T10:24:18+00:00

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 […]

FX: R5FX to launch new clearing model as NDF trades soar2017-09-11T14:06:18+00:00

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 […]

SINGAPORE STAVES OFF THREATS TO ITS FX CROWN2017-07-11T14:03:57+00:00

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 […]

ASIFMA – CHINA FX – IT’S NOT BLACK AND WHITE2018-11-02T13:36:47+00:00