ASIC: Charges laid against former FX trader

Former Deutsche Bank FX options and futures trader, Andrew Donaldson, of Bronte NSW, has been charged with 85 offences under s184(2) of the Corporations Act 2001 in respect of using his position as an employee dishonestly with the intention of directly or indirectly gaining...

FXCM Group Reports Monthly Metrics

NEW YORK, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FXCM Group, LLC ("FXCM Group" or “FXCM”), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services, today announced certain key customer trading metrics for January 2018 for its retail and institutional...

Interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) MasterClass, 15-16 March, 2018 – Vienna, Austria

Join our Interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) MasterClass on 15-16 March 2018 in Vienna, Austria led by Gary Dunn, an expert in interest rate risk strategy and liquidity management, and gain theoretical and practical understanding of IRRBB methodology. For more information, please visit our website and...

MiFID II Reshapes European Markets

On January 3rd 2018, MiFID II came into force. The acronym stands for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. MiFID II is the successor and revised version of MiFID which had been, until the start of 2018, the cornerstone of the European Union’s (EU) regulation...

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone Announce Strategic Partnership for Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk (F&R) Business

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with Blackstone. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters will sell a 55% majority stake in its F&R business to private equity funds managed by...

FCA warns of increased risk of online investment fraud, as investors lose £87k a day to binary options scams

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today urging the public to be vigilant to the threat of online investment fraud. Fraudsters offering investments in binary options, contracts for difference (CFDs), forex and cryptocurrencies* (such as Bitcoin) often promote themselves online and via social media channels, such...

FIIA MasterClass, 08-09 March, 2018 – Vienna, Austria

Join our CPD Certified FIIA MasterClass in Vienna on 08-09 of March, 2018  and learn how to leverage Internal Audit assisting and ensuring Supervisory and Executive Boards that the 4 Lines-of-Defence are operating efficiently and effectively and many other topics from Prof. Duarte Pitta Ferraz, an expertise from Portugal . For more information, please visit our...

Alpari’s trading turnover in 2017 exceeded 1.3 trillion USD

The international financial Alpari brand’s trading turnover in 2017 exceeded 1.3 trillion USD, marking a 29% increase on 2016. This was largely a result of growth in trader and investor activity, high volatility on currency markets, improvements to our product line, the development of...

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...

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