Hong Kong regulator SFC
September 30, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

HK SFC charges thirteen people in a ramp-and-dump syndicate case

The SFC alleges that the syndicate members organised and executed the schemes in the shares of two Hong Kong-listed companies through different social media platforms. They manipulated the trading of a large volume of those shares by using a substantial number of nominee accounts. The regulator stated: In implementing the schemes, the syndicate members were…

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September 30, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Binance announces launch in New Zealand

Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao said: New Zealand is an exciting market with a strong history of fintech innovation and our team of Binancians in New Zealand are working hard to bring the freedom of crypto to Kiwi. The exchange also revealed that General Manager Ben Rose will take the helm of Binance New Zealand. Rose…

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September 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Patrick Eltridge joins Nomura as Group Chief Information Officer

Patrick Eltridge commented: Nomura is a recognized leader in its home market with an increasingly global presence and international growth strategy. I am excited to join the firm as it undergoes a digital and data transformation to deliver a better experience for clients and employees. Eltridge has previously served as the Chief Operating Officer at…

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September 28, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

VT Markets introduces 51 new ETFs trading options

The new ETFs cover a range of trading instruments including stocks, bonds, and indices across various industries from different global exchanges. Among the ETFs for the technology sector are US Technology ETF (IYW) and Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT). The bond ETFs include a wide selection of bonds diversified by type, issuer, maturity and region,…

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Daily Market Commentary
September 23, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Daily market commentary: The Japanese yen crosses the 145 level in relation to the dollar, the Bank of Japan intervenes

European Shares Stock markets extended declines on Friday in Europe, alongside Asian shares and US futures, amid fading appetite for risk on a global scale. Benchmarks drifted lower, trading closer and closer to their annual low while Treasury yields continue to climb almost everywhere as investor sentiment is being weighed down by higher borrowing costs,…

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September 21, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Nomura incorporates crypto subsidiary Laser Digital in Switzerland

Kentaro Okuda, Nomura Holdings, Inc., President and Group CEO, said: Staying at the forefront of digital innovation is a key priority for Nomura. This is why, alongside our efforts to diversify our business, we announced earlier this year that Nomura would be setting up a new subsidiary focused digital assets1. We look forward to sustainable…

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September 15, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

VT Markets adds US, UK, and EU shares CFDs

VT Markets now offers more than 500 leveraged US shares CFDs. The list includes Amazon, Apple, Google, Visa, as well as other giants across different industries. For UK shares CFDs, traders have access to more than 100 top companies in the country, including Barclays, Vodafone Group, Lloyds Bank, and Unilever. For EU shares CFDs, among…

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September 12, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX reports a 31% YoY jump in FX futures traded volume in August

SGX reported derivatives traded volume saw a marginal rise of 4% in August to 20.4 million contracts. Derivatives' daily average volume (DDAV) reached 921,170 contracts, registering a 2% increase compared to the same period last year. Securities growth Securities market turnover jumped to S$24.3 billion in Augus, a 35% rise compared to the previous month.…

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