CFTC Orders Citibank, N.A. and London-based Citigroup Global Markets Limited to Pay a $550,000 Penalty for Swap Data Reporting Violations Involving Legal Entity Identifier Information and Related Supervision Failures

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Citibank, N.A. (CBNA) and Citigroup Global Markets Limited (CGML) (collectively, Citi), for failing to report Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) information for swap transactions properly to a Swap Data Repository (SDR), failing...

CBOE inks bitcoin market data licensing deal with Gemini

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that provides Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive global license to use Gemini’s bitcoin market data for bitcoin derivatives and...

BSO Established as Top Provider of Global Low Latency Connectivity to and From the US

BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces its completion of the first phase of its comprehensive expansion into the United States, providing North American financial customers access to its specialized global network and establishing itself as a market-leading provider of low...

SEC Charges Chinese Citizens Who Reaped Massive Profits From Insider Trading on Comcast-Dreamworks Acquisition

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it obtained an emergency court order freezing brokerage accounts holding more than $29 million in illegal profits from insider trading in advance of the April 2016 acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. by Comcast Corp. The SEC...

Euronext partners with AX Trading to launch pan-European block trading MTF

Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced a strategic partnership with AX Trading, a US-based FinTech company, to create a new block trading service for equities. The platform will be based on AX Trading’s leading edge technology and owned and operated...

Applications Update And Expansion Of The List Of The Terminals Offered By Roboforex (CY) Ltd

RoboForex is informing about the changes to the servers’ infrastructure, which are intended for consolidation of trading conditions and account types. The changes are effective as of March 27th 2017 and apply to RoboForex (CY) Ltd clients. Changes in trading servers 1. Opportunity to use MetaTrader4...

XM Launches MT5 with CFDs on Single Stocks

Today, 6th March, XM officially announced that it had successfully launched the MT5 platform, after a series of testing phases that ensure the additional platform is seamlessly connected to all existing systems. The addition will enable XM to extend its offerings to 6 Asset Classes,...

CFTC Adds 71 Names to Its List of Foreign Entities that Illegally Solicit U.S. Residents to Trade Binary Options and Forex

As part of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) ongoing efforts to help protect Americans from fraud, today the CFTC added 71 new names to the RED List. These 71 new additions bring the total number of foreign entities on the RED List...

CFTC Issues Order of Registration to Eurex Zurich AG to Permit Trading by Direct Access from the U.S.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has issued an Order of Registration (Order) to Eurex Zurich AG (Eurex Zurich), a Foreign Board of Trade (FBOT) in Zurich, Switzerland. Under the Order, Eurex Zurich is permitted to provide its identified...

Italian CONSOB warns againts two unregulated entities

The National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange reports that: the company FXGlory Ltd is not authorised to provide investment services and business in Italy in any way, including through the website www.fxglory.com; the company CFI Holding Group is not authorised to...

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