Author: master

R3 hires Societe Generale electronic trading connectivity associate for senior role

23.08.2019

Blockchain technology specialist R3 has hired an electronic trading client connectivity associate from Societe Generale. Bryan D’Souza, who announced his new role via social media, has been appointed as partner manager at R3 in Europe, and joins the blockchain technology vendor after more than seven years with French investment bank Societe Generale. R3 did not […]

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Trading the DAX30 with the Open Range Breakout Strategy

22.08.2019

Even though the period of time leading up to a Fed rate decision can be considered statistically bullish for equities, the day before the July Fed rate decision the DAX30 CFD sold off sharply. This may come as a surprise since the uncertainty around the trade dispute between the US and China, Brexit, but also […]

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Goldman Sachs eyes wider AI adoption in equities as it leads $72 million H2O.ai investment

22.08.2019

Goldman Sachs has led a $72.5 million funding round in an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning specialist, as the bank aims to adopt AI models more widely within its equities trading business. H2O.ai was founded in 2012 and works closely with financial institutions and other major companies to implement the AI technologies. The firm […]

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The Big Interview: Rob Mackay

22.08.2019

Rob Mackay, chief executive officer, Itiviti How have the initial months at the helm of Itiviti been for you and what have been your first priorities? Rob Mackay: It is a pretty exciting time to join the firm; Itiviti has a great set of products and is a healthy, growing business. Historically Itiviti has been […]

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General Electric shares tank on alleged $38 billion fraud. More to go?

21.08.2019

Since General Electric formed in 1892, the company has been a leader in American innovation. To most people’s surprise, it was GE scientists and engineers that invented, or improved, everything from light bulbs to commercial jet engines and refrigerators to nuclear power plants. So, to many, recent accusations by Harry Markopolos – the forensic accountant […]

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Chief tech officer at Trading Technologies set to depart

21.08.2019

Trading Technologies’ chief technology officer, Drew Shields, is set to leave the firm after just over five years with the company, The TRADE understands. The Chicago-based derivatives trading technology provider said Shields is departing to pursue a new opportunity, and that the technology teams will report to chief executive officer, Rick Lane, as the firm […]

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Former UBS and IMF execs join Utility Settlement Coin blockchain company Fnality

21.08.2019

Fnality International has made three senior appointments, two of which are former executives from UBS and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to bolster its management team shortly after the company was founded. Established in May by more than a dozen founding shareholders, including Barclays, Credit Suisse, UBS and Nasdaq following £50 million funding round, Fnality […]

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Trump stumbles, delays tariffs as China senses weakness – DAX30 CFD soon below 11,000?

20.08.2019

Economic Events July 19 – August 23 2019 Source: Economic Events Calendar August 19 – 23, 2019 – Admiral Markets’ Forex Calendar DAX30 CFD The picture in the DAX30 CFD darkened significantly over the last week of trading. After on Tuesday signs intensified that trade talks between the US and China could take on fresh […]

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ASX explores further potential of DLT amid CHESS replacement

17.08.2019

The Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) is looking to build on its adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) by creating a new team dedicated to finding more use cases. The new DLT Solutions team has been created to look at other ways the ASX can help its user identify ways it can benefit from the technology. […]

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Credit Suisse Asset Management invests in fixed income price transparency firm

16.08.2019

Credit Suisse Asset Management has made an investment in a New York-based data aggregation specialist that aims to improve transparency on pre-trade pricing in fixed income markets. Solve Advisors received investment from Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT investors, who target minority growth opportunities in private technology and financial services companies globally. Credit Suisse Asset Management […]

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