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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

EMFX IN THE SPOTLIGHT: JON VOLLEMAERE

A few years ago I was approached by two banks who were being asked by their clients to make emerging market (EM) currencies available on their e-FX platforms. The problem for the banks was that there was no reliable emerging market price feed on which to base their prices, and their traders highlighted all the […]

EMFX IN THE SPOTLIGHT: JON VOLLEMAERE2018-11-02T13:36:48+00:00

JON VOLLEMAERE RECEIVES E-FX ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM FX WEEK

R5 Highly Commended for e-FX Initiative of the Year

R5, the emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, today announced that Jon Vollemaere, CEO of R5, has been awarded the e-FX Achievement Award by FX Week magazine.

In addition, R5 was Highly Commended in FX Week’s e-FX Initiative of the Year category.

FX Week awards recognise industry excellence […]

JON VOLLEMAERE RECEIVES E-FX ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM FX WEEK2016-07-20T12:54:57+00:00