MetaQuotes Software launches the Market of brokerage solutions for MetaTrader 5

MetaQuotes Software has announced the launch of the marketplace of third-party solutions for MetaTrader 5. The new service will enable financial technology providers to directly offer their goods and services to brokers. The purpose of the Market is to provide clients access to a wide...

Blackwell Global Hong Kong Acquires New SFC Asset Management Licence

Blackwell Global Hong Kong announces today the acquisition of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission asset management licence (SFC Type 9 Licence No. BJU094). Having built a wealth of resources and established market advantage through the Blackwell Global Group’s presence in multinational financial...

bitFlyer Launches in Europe and Becomes the World’s First Bitcoin Exchange to Be Regulated in Japan, the US and Europe

bitFlyer, the Tokyo-based operator of the world’s largest1 Bitcoin exchange, today announced its launch into Europe. Having been granted a Payment Institution (PI) license to operate in the European Union it has become the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in Japan, the US...

SFC bans Chan Wai Nun for six months

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has banned Mr Chan Wai Nun, a former investment counsellor of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (DBSHK), from re-entering the industry for six months from 19 January 2018 to 18 July 2018 for transferring client data out of...

Match-Trade Releases CoinMatch, a Crypto Exchange Platform to Meet High Demands for Cryptocurrency Trading

Match-Trade Technologies LLC, ("Match-Trade"), headquartered in Irvine, California, fully integrated forex and cryptocurrency technology company, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Crypto Exchange Platform named as CoinMatch. It is the most significant development in Company’s cryptocurrency portfolio of products and services which include...

HSBC settles foreign exchange investigation with the US Department of Justice

HSBC Holdings plc has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) to resolve the DoJ’s investigation into HSBC’s historical foreign exchange sales and trading activities within its Global Markets business. Under the agreement, HSBC will pay a total...

ESMA consults on potential CFD and binary options measures to protect retail investors

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a call for evidence on potential product intervention measures relating to the provision of contracts for differences (CFDs), including rolling spot forex, and binary options to retail investors. ESMA published a statement on 15 December 2017...

Euronext Acquires InsiderLog

Acquisition of 80% of an innovative insider list management solution to complement Euronext’s Corporate Services offering Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 17 January 2018 – Today Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone with nearly 1,300 listed issuers,  announces the acquisition of...

Former Head of Barclays New York Foreign Exchange Operation Indicted for Orchestrating Multimillion-Dollar Front-Running Scheme

The former head of Barclays Capital Inc.’s (Barclays) New York foreign exchange trading operation was charged yesterday in an indictment for his alleged role in a scheme to defraud a client of Barclays through a method commonly referred to as “front-running.”  The charges relate...

tZERO to Trade KODAKCoin on Its Future U.S. Regulated Security Token Trading Platform

Overstock.com’s blockchain subsidiary, t0.com, Inc. (“tZERO”) announced today its intent to provide advisory services to WENN Digital in connection with its recently announced KODAKCoin Security Token Offering. In addition, tZERO will advise on secondary trading of the KODAKCoin. The parties intend that the KODAKCoin will launch...

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