UNCLEARED MARGIN RULES UNLIKELY TO CLARIFY MIGRATION

Jon Vollemaere recently spoke to Euromoney on the likely effects of Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) on Prime Brokerage in the FX industry. The industry will need to evolve, moving towards a centrally cleared model which provides a more efficient credit and settlement solution. Here are a few quotes from Jon. You can read […]

2019-05-01T08:48:12+00:00

R5 TALKS WITH EUROMONEY ABOUT SINGAPORE BEING ASIA’S FX TRADING HUB

Paul Golden writes about Singapore’s dominance in Asia, buoyed by a supportive regulator, modern infrastructure, and increased interest from market makers. JV agrees, but also points to the projected growth of Shanghai – which could take Singapore’s crown as the RMB becomes more internationalised.

Highlights – 

– R5’s Vollemaere cautions that […]

2018-11-02T13:36:44+00:00

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 […]

2018-07-06T15:26:57+00:00

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

2018-05-17T15:51:02+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 […]

2018-11-02T13:36:46+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 […]

2018-11-02T13:36:47+00:00