Archive of: March, 2015

How Fixnetix has evolved their risk-based FPGA strategy into a value add strategy
11 March 2015

Dr Marcus Perrett, Director of Technology and Development at Fixnetix, explains how the company has adopted and adapted FPGA technology.

UK wins in European Central Bank court challenge on clearing-houses
11 March 2015

The second highest court in The European Union has ruled that the European Central Bank (ECB) was wrong to insist that euro-clearing houses be based in a single currency area, a policy Britain had challenged to defend its financial sector.

European Stock Markets Rebound as Wall Street Struggles On
16 March 2015

​As European stock markets recovered solidly after Tuesday’s sharp falls, Wall Street has put in a far less promising result as the unrelenting rise of the dollar instilled renewed uncertainty in many about the prospects for the US economy.

FCA Publishes Guidelines for Social Media Use in the Financial Industry
17 March 2015

Guidance on financial promotions in social media was published last week by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after detailed engagement and consultation with the industry.

Budget Announcement Coincides With Five Year Low For The Pound
19 March 2015

With the British pound trading near a five-year low against the dollar after the delivery of the UK budget, share indices are picking up.

European Stocks Lifted by Economic Data in Germany
26 March 2015

European equities markets have turned higher in morning trade, taking heart from economic data in Germany.

US Regulators Target Trading Loophole
30 March 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission has put forward a proposal to increase regulatory oversight of HFT firms.