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 […]
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 […]
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.
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]