We discuss UK-China relations and how increased business in the BRICS are a silver lining of BREXIT
R5 Speaks with The Banker
Click here to see our interview with The Banker, at Financial Times HQ in London.
We discuss the Belt and Road and its affect on FX markets, as well as the eventual internationalisation of the RMB
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 […]
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 […]
R5 is delighted to have been awarded Best Trading System for Fixed Income, Currencies and Credit in the 2018 Risk Market Technology Awards
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]