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FCA warning
November 24, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

FCA warns against Bank of America clone firm

The FCA warned: This FCA authorised firm that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. Clone firm is a term the British financial authority uses for a company that uses details form an FCA-authorised firm in order to convince people that they are the real company. The UK watchdog…

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August 19, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Bank of America applies for a new blockchain patent

Bank of America is one of the US banks that is clearly leading in the blockchain-patent game. BofA has filed for over 60 blockchain-related patents so far. This is a major breakthrough since Bank of America is actually the second largest bank by assets in the US. Considering the tight regulations and the inability of…

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September 27, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

CLS introduces payment netting service for FX

CLS Group, a provider of risk management and operational services for the global foreign exchange (FX) market, has announced its intent to release a payment netting service, CLS Netting, for buy-side and sell-side institutions’ FX trades that are settled outside the CLS settlement service. David Puth, CEO of CLS, commented: Working with our settlement members…

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July 18, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bank of America reports second-quarter earnings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch just reported second-quarter earnings. The firm reported earnings per share of $0.36 on revenues of $20.6 billion. Analysts were expecting adjusted earnings per share of $0.33 on revenue of $20.4 billion, according to Bloomberg. Non-interest income was reported $11.2 billion, non-interest expense declined $465 million.   Brian Moynihan, CEO, commented:…

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March 03, 2016 BY Mike Fox

R3 trials blockchain fixed income trading with 40 banks

The trial marked an unprecedented scale of institutional collaboration between the financial and technology communities exploring how distributed ledgers can be applied to global financial markets. Just released is a major blockchain announcement from financial technology innovation company R3 CEV. In short, they connected 40 banks to five different blockchains and allowed them to facilitate…

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April 13, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Forex Weekly Look Back: April 6th – April 12th

A look back at the most intriguing and popular Forex industry news stories from the past week at LeapRate. To make sure that you receive timely access to all LeapRate news, sign up to our Daily Forex Industry Newsletter on the right… → New York and Chicago’s big-hitters go Bitcoin | https://www.leaprate.com/xeRYs Jamie Coleman joins…

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