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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 […]

R5 AT THE UK HONG KONG FINANCIAL DIALOGUE2019-05-21T07:55:41+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 […]

R5 JOINS THE LORD MAYOR’S UK FINTECH DELEGATION 20192019-05-13T13:27:17+00:00

NOTES FROM THE SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL 2018

We have just returned from the Singapore FinTech Festival, a huge event with more than 40,000 attendees. As you can see from the pictures, we were shortlisted as Best ASEAN FinTech and also exhibited at the event.
Our takeaways from Singapore –
Data, Data, Data
As it becomes more and more accessible, the volume of data […]

NOTES FROM THE SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL 20182018-11-28T17:46:29+00:00

R5 INCLUDED IN LONDON RMB BUSINESS QUARTERLY

During September R5 was greatly honoured to be included in the first issue of London RMB Business Quarterly, a publication jointly produced by the City of London and PBOC.
 
Two specific quotes of interest
 
1. During Q2 2018 CNH trading volumes averaged GBP 69 Billion – up 13.5% QoQ and 32.8% YoY.
R5 INCLUDED IN LONDON RMB BUSINESS QUARTERLY2018-10-28T16:37:36+00:00

TAKING THE LEAP INTO ASIA

JV recently spoke on a panel, ‘Taking the Leap into Asia : The Future for FX Trading’, held at the London Stock Exchange. 

“Shanghai is taking a very large leap forward” – If you’re considering the big prize click play at 2 minutes, 12 seconds for some do’s and don’t s related to Chinese expansion

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TAKING THE LEAP INTO ASIA2018-11-02T13:36:45+00:00

BOOSTING LIQUIDITY AND BEST EXECUTION FOR EMERGING MARKET CURRENCIES

e-Forex looks at how politics, market electronification and increased access are helping to build liquidity in EMFX. Joe Morgan from e-Forex talks with JV (R5), Stamos Fokianos (Credit Agricole), Joe Nash (BNP) and Joe Conlan (FC Stone)

Some of JV’s comments – 

EMFX is all about politics,” says Jon Vollemaere, the […]

BOOSTING LIQUIDITY AND BEST EXECUTION FOR EMERGING MARKET CURRENCIES2018-07-18T13:47:28+00:00

R5 REFERENCED IN THE 8TH ASIFMA CAPITAL MARKETS REPORT

ASIFMA has just published its latest China Capital Markets Report, which includes recommendations for the ongoing development of China’s FX market.

It notes that FX reform and expansion continues in China, and that electronic FX execution should be encouraged, “…thereby improving efficiency and driving down the costs of execution.”

Page 8 of the report references R5 as an […]

R5 REFERENCED IN THE 8TH ASIFMA CAPITAL MARKETS REPORT2018-05-17T15:48:22+00:00

R5 INVITED TO EXHIBIT AT MONEY 20/20

R5 is one of 15 companies selected by the UK Department for International Trade to represent the UK FinTech sector at Money 20/20 Europe 2018.

Held at the Rai in Amsterdam from the 4th to 6th June

Money 20/20 is Europe’s largest FinTech event, where visionaries and innovators from the payments, FinTech […]

R5 INVITED TO EXHIBIT AT MONEY 20/202018-05-17T10:54:33+00:00

R5 AT THE INTERNATIONAL FINTECH CONFERENCE

R5 recently exhibited at the International FinTech Conference. Held in London, speakers included Mark Carney and Philip Hammond.

We were greatly honoured to be selected by HM Government as one of the 100 best UK FinTechs. You cannot apply, you can’t enter a competition, it’s not based on advertising or tweets. The list was […]

R5 AT THE INTERNATIONAL FINTECH CONFERENCE2017-07-06T15:25:14+00:00