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Tech Innovation and the Future of Farming in Africa

By Hirander Misra – CEO of FinComEco, Chairman and CEO of GMEX Group How mobile and blockchain technologies are changing farming More than half of Africa’s population is involved in agricultural production in some way....
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Guest Opinion: Facebook and Asset Management: Where is the Love?

Facebook and Asset Management: Where is the Love? By George Aliferis Facebook has over two billion users: a following no other social media company has been able to achieve. Blackrock has over $6 trillion in...
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Many sources of liquidity, many sources of uncertainty

By Ollie Cadman – Head of Business Operations at Vela We are six months into a European trading and investment landscape redrawn by MiFID II. But it’s still too early to tell with any certainty...
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Identifying outliers in equity trading – why it matters

Identifying outliers in equity trading – why it matters By Mark Montgomery, Strategy & Business Development, big xyt Enormous volumes of data might be the lifeblood of quantitative analytics, but for the typical trader, dealing...
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Avoiding collateral damage: an intelligent approach to pre-trade risk

By Gerry Turner – Global Head of Platform as a Service at Vela For many financial trading firms, having a robust pre-trade risk system is likely to feel like one of those unpleasant but unavoidable...
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Roundtable Report: Systematic Internalisers: Challenges and Opportunities in the MiFID II era

Discussion hosted by The Realization Group, led by Vela, Aquis Exchange and Hudson River Trading, on May 23, 2018 MiFID II is intended to deliver better outcomes for end-investors across Europe, by increasing transparency, consumer...
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Managing eComms Compliance

From tactical to strategic, from compliance to efficiency, from data capture to best execution. By Shiran Weitzman, Shield Financial Compliance. Under MiFID II rules all communications that support the processing of order management and investment decision-making...
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Case study – GMEX Group investment in Mauritius

Case study – GMEX Group investment in Mauritius GMEX Group Limited – Global Markets Exchange Group (GMEX) is a London based provider of multi-asset exchange and post-trade technology and business solutions. It has a history...
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The Future of FX: Driving the institutional Cryptocurrency market

Two key trends have come to the fore in the global currency markets, particularly in the last 12 to 18 months, with both potentially resulting in sweeping changes to how, where and even why FX...
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