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  • Former JPMorgan traders want CFTC action against them to remain stayed

    Former JPMorgan traders Michael Nowak and Gregg Smith have filed a motion to stay an action brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against them. The relevant documents were submitted at the Illinois Northern District Court on November 22, 2023. The traders note that the case has to be stayed pending resolution of the…

  • STOXX to adjust capping in DAX index family from 10% to 15%

    STOXX Ltd. will adjust the capping in the DAX index family from 10 to 15%. This was preceded by a broad market consultation which lasted from 11 October to 8 November 2023. The responses reflected a wide range of considerations from different stakeholders. A majority of participants were in favour of raising the capping limit…

  • Darwinex unveils enhancements to platform

    Darwinex has unveiled a new improvement in the Darwinex platform, crucial to provide greater transparency and build more confidence in its investment asset, the DARWIN. Starting today DARWIN quotes will be calculated based on investors’ execution prices instead of the trader’s signal account execution prices, as they have been previously. It is important to note…

  • Exclusive: ThinkMarkets IPO partner FG Acquisition confirms cash reduced from $118M to just $2M

    FNG Exclusive… Further to our exclusive report back in July that FG Acquisition Corp (TSE:FGAA.U), the special purpose acquisition company (or SPAC) which has agreed to merge with Retail FX and CFDs broker ThinkMarkets, had seen a mass redemption event whereby virtually all of FG’s public shareholders elected to redeem their shares for cash instead…

  • TradingView makes brackets available in Replay trading

    Another frequently requested feature is now available on TradingView charts. When trading in the Replay mode, you can limit your loss and lock in your profit by “bracketing” a position with two opposite-side orders. It is possible with bracket buttons for positions. Using the new functionality is rather simple: if you have an active position…

  • KX, Engine AI partner to offer generative AI platform for clients in financial services sector

    KX and Engine AI announced today a partnership to offer a native, generative AI platform for clients in the global financial services sector. Supporting advanced use cases including similarity search, recommendation systems, and pattern matching capabilities, this collaboration is set to revolutionize the way organizations approach trading decision-making and execution performance while boosting end-user productivity…

  • Direct Thermal Labels: The Secret to Efficient Shipping and Warehousing

    The global business world is evolving at a “break-neck speed,” and the shipping and warehousing space is not left out. Because of the central role that logistics play in running smooth operations and keeping customers happy, business owners are almost always looking for cost-effective solutions that can help them streamline shipping and warehousing processes. Thankfully,…

  • FCA warns against firm falsely claiming to have JPMorgan’s address

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning against Gens Markets, an unauthorised firm that claims to have the same address as JPMorgan. Unauthorised firm details Name: Gens Markets Address: 25 Bank Street, London, United Kingdom, E14 5JP Telephone: +442037575708, 02033768631, 02037509859, 02038614156, +442045931021 Mobile: +442035970354 Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] Website: https://www.gensmarkets.com…

  • HKEX announces enhancements to its market data suite

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announces today new enhancements to its market data suite as a pilot programme, with the introduction of an Enterprise Data Package; and a fee reduction for retail mobile subscribers. Both of these enhancements will be effective from 1 December 2023. Under the Enterprise Data Package, EPs and brokers…

  • Nomura appoints Ruchir Sharma as Global Head of FX Option Trading

    Nomura has appointed Ruchir Sharma as Global Head of FX Option Trading, with immediate effect. Mr. Sharma joins Nomura from Deutsche Bank, where he was the Head of APAC GFX, bringing 20 years of experience in Foreign Exchange Markets to his new role. Ruchir Sharma Mr. Sharma will be responsible for leading the growth and…

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