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Heterogeneity and Skill in the Foreign Exchange Market

October 11th, 2018|

An important notion that has been debated in financial literature is market heterogeneity. Traditional financial models adopt the popular assumption that markets are efficient and that participants act rationally such that their actions are homogeneous. Nevertheless, studies in behavioral finance [...]

What Kind of Transaction Reporting Do European Financial Firms Need to Do?

September 18th, 2018|

This content was originally published in the Traction Fintech blog. It is republished in full with permission from the author. The number of different types of regulatory reporting for financial instruments increased with the introduction of MiFID II on 3 [...]

Think Britain’s FSCS is a cast iron guarantee? Think again!

September 11th, 2018|

A recent issue with the UK registered broker highlights the way client money protections work in the United Kingdom when it comes to Forex traders. As a result of investigations, the FSCS will be unable to compensate for any shortfalls [...]