ASIC’s 2016–17 Annual Report tabled

ASIC’s Annual Report for the 2016–17 financial year has been tabled today, Thursday, 26 October 2017, in the Australian Parliament. ASIC’s vision is to allow markets to fund the economy and, in turn, economic growth. In 2016–17, ASIC continued to position itself for the future and...

CFTC’s Office of Data and Technology Improves Online Filing Portal for CFTC Form 40

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Office of Data and Technology (ODT) announced today that it has launched an improved online filing portal for submitting CFTC Form 40 that addresses some industry concerns. The CFTC operates a large trader reporting program to collect certain...

BitPay Does Not Plan to Suspend Service on August 1st

We're currently seeing a number of proposals for – and plenty of misinformation about – the activation of updates to Bitcoin's consensus rules. Bitcoin's consensus rules are rules chosen by Bitcoin miners, who determine which bitcoin transactions are processed on the Bitcoin network. If miners...

Nasdaq to Deliver Blockchain e-Voting Solution to Strate

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Strate (Pty) Ltd, the South African CSD, announced today an agreement for Nasdaq to deliver a new blockchain solution that would bring electronic voting to the South African capital markets. The solution will allow Strate, in conjunction with key stakeholders in the market,...

Falcon first Swiss private bank to add Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to its current Bitcoin blockchain asset management services

Falcon will add Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to its blockchain asset management services which are provided through the cooperation with Bitcoin Suisse AG. The quick addition of three new assets to its solutions proves Falcon's agility and underlines its strategic repositioning, which focuses...

Kolab Announces ICO for NotaryTRADE Coin: The First Notarised Cryptocurrency You Can Send by Email

Kolab Systems is announcing an ICO for NotaryTRADE.IO, the first notarised P2P cryptocurrency exchange with Blockchain servers owned entirely by its clients. NotaryTRADE clients receive a new kind of cryptocurrency called NotaryTRADE Coin (NTC). NTC coins are notary-backed, a feature no other cryptocurrency offers. Transactions...

XTX Markets to opt-in as a Systematic Internaliser under MiFID II

Leading equities liquidity provider XTX Markets announces it intends to opt-in as a Systematic Internaliser (‘SI’) following the implementation of MiFID II. Alex Gerko, Co-CEO of XTX Markets, commented: “XTX has become a leading liquidity provider across lit EU equities markets. Although uncertainties remain about...

CME Group Inc. Reports Strong First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) today reported revenue of $929 million and operating income of $601 million for the first quarter of 2017.  Net income was $400 million and diluted earnings per share were $1.18.  On an adjusted basis, net income was a record...

Deutsche Börse cooperates with SmartStream RDU

Deutsche Börse Group has entered into a cooperation with The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU). The European market infrastructure provider will use SmartStream RDU service for its upcoming Regulatory Reporting Hub. SmartStream RDU is a managed service that delivers reference data for use in, among...

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...

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