Author Archives: Louise Lewis

Iran Officially Replaces US Dollar With Euro in Int’l Transactions

The Iranian government has decided to replace the US dollar with euro in its international transactions. The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting as the government tries to manage the exchange rates and support the plunging rial. “All ministries, governmental organizations and firms are obliged to choose euro as the main currency used in reporting and publishing statistics, information and ...

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Banco Santander Prepares to Roll Out Personal Payments via Ripple Network

Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same day mobile international payments for personal customers using Ripple's distributed ledger technology. A spokesperson for the bank noted: “We plan to launch this in the coming months, and we can confirm in the registry that we plan to use xCurrent in the project. We expect to ...

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Windsor Brokers Announced their New Logo and Look

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At we first learned that Windsor Brokers, a Cypriot Forex Broker was planning to change their logo and look as the year 2018 marks their 30th anniversary in Forex industry. Today, Windsor Brokers is unveiling its new brand identity which builds on the company’s image and creates a modern look and feel for the broker. The new brand identity is a part of their 30th ...

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Gemalto Enables Oracle Cloud Customers to Boost Security of Data in Motion and at Rest

Gemalto, digital security and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, has just announced that Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers can enhance the security of their cloud workloads and reduce the complexity of managing multiple heterogeneous security solutions with an integrated SafeNet Encryption and Key Management offering. As companies migrate to the cloud, protecting sensitive information efficiently is a priority, especially with regionalized legislation ...

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Two new Bitcoin ETFs Submitted for SEC Approval

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Two new Bitcoin ETFs have been submitted to the SEC for approval by ProShares Capital Management. According to Form S-1 dated September 27, ProShares Capital Management wants to create two bitcoin funds: the ProShares Bitcoin ETF and the ProShaers Short Bitcoin ETF. However, ProShares’ intent is not the actual purchase of Bitcoins, but its intent is to purchase derivated contracts for exposure. According ...

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ASIC provides guidance for initial coin offerings

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ASIC today, released guidance to help issuers of initial coin offerings (ICOs) consider their legal obligations when offering coins or tokens. ASIC Commissioner John Price said ‘We want to ensure innovative firms understand the regulatory framework they may be operating under and ensure they meet any obligations they may have when raising funds in Australia.’ ASIC and the Australian Competition ...

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Tradency: Mirror Trader Crypto & RoboX Crypto are now available to support Cryptocurrencies


Tradency, a financial technology provider, today announced the support of cryptocurrencies by its auto trade-by-knowledge platform, the Mirror Trader and its active robo-advisor the RoboX. Mirror Trader Crypto & RoboX Crypto deliver to the retail traders, new cryptocurrency strategies that take advantage of the cryptocurrency trading patterns to create trading opportunities. Tradency has focused on the top five most popular ...

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Vietcombank Selects Thomson Reuters Electronic Trading to Power Its Business in Vietnam


Vietcombank announced today it has selected Thomson Reuters Electronic Trading (ET) to power its business in Vietnam and strengthen its presence in both the local and international foreign exchange markets. Foreign exchange trading has significantly increased in Asia, with 21% growth since 2013* – South East Asia in particular is a large part of the FX growth engine in Asia. In today’s ...

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CQG Releases New Functionality And Features, Including Care Orders For Hedge


CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance trade routing, market data, and technical analysis tools, announced today a new release of its latest functionality enhancements. This also marks the beginning of a new quarterly release schedule, in addition to CQG’s annual upgrade. CQG’s Chief Technology Officer John Arvanites said: CQG is continually improving our product suite of superior data, analytics, ...

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Saxo bank is to sign a major deal in Italy

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Danish multi-asset trading and technology provider Saxo Bank is to sign a major deal in Italy, forming an exclusive partnership with Italian Banca Generali. Saxo Bank aims to offer its technology and online trading services to clients and financial advisors through the agreement. Saxo Bank’s multi-asset trading offering is widely available for white label partnerships. The new platform will enhance ...

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