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MarketFactory Secures Funding from Accel-KKR

New York, NY – January 14, 2019 – MarketFactory has secured a strategic investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley technology-focused investment firm. The funding will accelerate MarketFactory’s expansion into new markets and services to currency traders globally. MarketFactory provides a low-latency cloud that connects foreign exchange traders with 85+ exchanges to maximize their access […]
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MarketFactory featured on Bloomberg: Yen Surge was ‘Mini’ Flash by Pound’s Standards

Yen Surge Was ‘Mini’ Flash by Pound’s Standards: MarketFactory 2019-01-09 18:38:19.404 GMT By Katherine Greifeld (Bloomberg) — Last week’s abrupt rally in the yen was only a “mini” flash crash compared to sterling’s shock drop in 2016, according to Darren Jer at MarketFactory, whose software helps traders aggregate currency prices and manage risks from buying […]
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Darren Jer on The Top Entrepreneurs Podcast with Nathan Latka

MarketFactory co-founder and CEO, Darren Jer, was interviewed by Nathan Latka for his business podcast, The Top Entrepreneurs. Listen to this 20-minute podcast for: The story on how MarketFactory was started in the middle of the 2008 financial crisis How we enable FX trading Customer breakdown – 45% banks, 45% funds, 10% brokers Growth rates […]
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10 FX Predictions for 2019

Each year James Sinclair, executive chairman and FX veteran, shares his top 10 predictions for foreign exchange. Read this years predictions below:  Fragmentation will continue – and do so in four dimensions. Individual venues are fragmenting and offering additional models of trading, such as full amount. They are also experimenting with clearing, enabled by new […]
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2018 FX Predictions Report Card

In December 2017, I published 10 Foreign Exchange Predictions for 2018. Now that 2018 has come to a close, it is time for me to grade myself! Overall, I’m giving myself an A-, only receiving two bad grades! Bitcoin: the truth will be told. Grade = A Bitcoin is now trading at $3,800, about 75% […]
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FXWeek Article: Fragmentation, credit innovation and Singapore matching

MarketFactory was featured in an article on FXWeek titled “MarketFactory: Fragmentation, credit innovation and Singapore matching.” While tie-ups between foreign exchange trading venues continued in 2018, and are likely to persist this year, there are no fewer FX trading venues in the industry than when the trend started a few years ago – and fragmentation […]
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Retail and institutional FX: Never the twain shall meet

James Sinclair, executive chairman at MarketFactory, was quoted in a Euromoney article titled “Retail and institutional FX: Never the twain shall meet?” by Paul Golden on November 8, 2018. Click here to read the article.
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MarketFactory London Quiz Night

We’d like to thank everyone who joined us for our quiz night in London. We had a great time and and the competition was fierce. SEB and RBC tied for the lead after 10 rounds and had to be separated by a tie-breaker question. Well done to RBC who prevailed after getting closest to the […]
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MarketFactory and Elysium Technology Group Partner to Provide Seamless Back Office and API Technology Integration to the Foreign Exchange Market

NEW YORK, NY October 24, 2018 MarketFactory, the industry-leading foreign exchange technology platform, announced today that their API, Whisperer, completed integration with Elysium Technology Group, a leading innovator in trade processing solutions for FX and futures, middle and back office product, Mission Control. A global investment bank was the first customer to go live with […]
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“Monitoring of Fast-Paced Markets” – some thoughts from the BIS paper

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published a new paper “Monitoring of fast-paced electronic markets” in September 2018. Whilst oriented to central banks’ own needs, it contains fascinating nuggets for us all. Among them are some of their observations on the role of “primary venues”, principally EBS and Thomson Reuters Matching (now a service of […]
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