iFX EXPO Asia Conference to Kick Off in Hong Kong in January

The first event of 2018 in Hong Kong looks to be the biggest installment of the iFX EXPO yet. CONVERSION PROS, the driving force behind the iFX EXPO financial events, has unveiled its plans for the iFX EXPO Asia 2018 conference in Hong Kong. The event will be the marketing agency’s first conference of the…

LSEG-Deutsche Börse Merger Unlikely to Get a Go Ahead..

  The grand merger between the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Deutsche Börse seems to be all but dead, unless some major changes are announced. The LSEG Board today revealed that it would not commit to the divestment of MTS S.p.A (an electronic trading platform for European wholesale Government Bonds and other fixed income securities) as…

IG’s CEO Peter Hetherington Buys £1.1m Worth of Shares

IG’s CEO Peter Hetherington Buys £1.1m Worth of Shares Share purchases by senior executives typically indicate increased confidence in the business. The CEO of IG Group, Peter Hetherington, has purchased 200,000 shares of the company he is leading, a regulatory filing with the London Stock Exchange shows. The move comes weeks after the announcement that…

France’s AMF Warns About Diamond Investments

France’s AMF Warns About Diamond Investments The AMF has urged the public to be cautious of firms soliciting diamond investments due to their risky nature. Last week, it was reported that India was set to become the first country in the world where polished diamonds can traded on a commodity exchange. The Indian Commodity Exchange…

ASX’s Cash Markets Trading Rises in 2016, Futures Volumes Pointed Higher

ASX’s Cash Markets Trading Rises in 2016, Futures Volumes Pointed Higher Futures trading volumes helped drive the ASX’s volumes in December, with its capital raise also seeing a heathy climb. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has just reported its monthly activity report for December 2016, which managed to close out the year on a mixed note. On…

Bitcoin Starts 2017 with a Bang as the Price Hits $1000..

Bitcoin Starts 2017 with a Bang as the Price Hits $1000 Due to the high BTC/USD exchange rate the Bitcoin market cap set a new record at over $16 billion. The new year is starting off big for bitcoin investors as the price of the cryptocurrency returns to levels not seen for three years. The BTC/USD…

2016 – The Binary Options Conundrum and an Uncertain Future.

2016 – The Binary Options Conundrum and an Uncertain Future 2016 has been one of the most difficult years for the binary options industry. 2017 could be even more so. The passing year of the monkey has been a very challenging one on many fronts for the retail intermediary business. Starting with the Brexit black…

1,000-Year-Old Royal Mint Will Soon Launch Blockchain Gold Trading

At over 1,000-years-old, The Royal Mint – the only institution licensed to provide coins in the UK – isn’t the type of business you might expect to be launching a blockchain. However, in the face of new “technological and competitive” challenges, The Royal Mint is doing just that, announcing today that results of an investigation into…