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Amita Choudhary

How Backtesting Can Change Your Entire Trading Strategy

While backtesting often gets ignored by beginner traders, it’s a very viable approach that can produce unexpected results when applied correctly. Of course, it’s not a magic wand that can automaticall...

18 Jan 2021
Post-Trade Forum
Anna Monteiro

Rounding out 2020 Foreign Direct Investment Regulations

Now that we have seen a close to 2020, let’s take a look at foreign investment changes around the globe. Following on from my 2nd installment in September, foreign investment regulations have contin...

14 Jan 2021
Financial Services Regulation
Greg Nilson

There is no reason to sell. What will happen to Bitcoin and Ethereum?

During the past week, the price of Ethereum has increased by 45%, Bitcoin - by almost 20%. Let's try to answer one of the main questions of traders and investors — what to do with assets now, will the...

06 Jan 2021
Cryptocurrency Insights
Daire Ferguson

Social trading: the latest way to trade?

As of 2019, the average daily social media usage of internet users worldwide amounted to 144 minutes per day, up from 142 minutes in the previous year. Given the whirlwind year that 2020 has been, wit...

24 Dec 2020
Trends in Financial Services
Amita Choudhary

How Technology Continues to Revolutionize the Car Buying Experience

Among the many sectors that have been affected by recent advancements in technology, the market for cars is one of the most notable. This is valid for both used and new vehicles alike, and we have see...

15 Dec 2020
Business Knowledge for IT
Keith Stonell

Lloyd’s of London Blueprint Two claims to show the way

At the beginning of the pandemic, there were perhaps few institutions that looked less well equipped to function under social distancing than Lloyd’s of London. Synonymous with antiquated practices an...

15 Dec 2020
Digital Insurance Trends
Ivy Schmerken

Multiple Protocols Boost Liquidity in E-Trading of U.S. Treasury Bonds

With so many traders working from home, the pandemic is said to have accelerated the shift to electronic trading in U.S. Treasury bonds. Now industry leaders are debating the future of trading protoc...

11 Dec 2020
Capital Markets Technology
Amita Choudhary

New American Silver Eagle Bullion Design Coming in 2021

Investors and coin collectors now have something to look forward to. In early October, the US Mint unveiled the design of the new American Eagle Gold and Silver coin designs, which will come to market...

03 Dec 2020
Financial Inclusion
Vladimir Ershov

Regulation 2.0 : The AI technology revolution is here and now

How do we reimagine the regulatory framework? In an increasingly interconnected world financial services are rapidly blurring boundaries. They need to constantly keep track of changing regulatory obli...

24 Nov 2020
Anna Kuzmina

Marketplaces solving payments puzzle

We have witnessed the rise and fall of many marketplaces around the world, some got truly global, some became local leaders, others found their niches. When we say ‘marketplace’ we instantly think of

20 Nov 2020
Digital Sales
Anna Monteiro


On 10 July 2020, the SEC released for comment a proposed rule that would change the reporting threshold for Form 13F from $100 million to $3.5 billion for institutional investment managers. The SEC th...

18 Nov 2020
Financial Services Regulation
Kamal Misra

Recalibrating wealth management through 4 Ps - products, platforms, participants, principles

2020 has been a year fraught with a wild goose chase for fiscal sanity. As the global economy grapples with a massive instability owing to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Financial Services (FS) sector, in...

18 Nov 2020
Trends in Financial Services