Industry Insights

November 22, 2019

Good health – An intoxicating cocktail. Shaken not stirred

First mover advantage Legend has it that Lord Rothschild made an overnight fortune all because his messenger was first to deliver the news of Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo. Given the Rothschilds already had an established […]

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October 24, 2019

It’s not for everyone, unless you’re trading foreign exchange

The world of foreign exchange (FX) trading can be an intoxicating place to be. The reason why forex is the largest market in the world is because it empowers everyone from central banks to retail […]

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June 29, 2019

Like the sisters, Agency and Specialist brokers are doing it for themselves…

It is estimated that global exchanges data, and data related, revenues are well in excess of US$5BN with the large IDBs generating around US$250M*. So, given the advances in enabling technologies and the changing nature […]

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June 18, 2019

In the new world data economy, if you snooze you lose

It’s amazing, given the scale of the competition, that a relatively small firm like Netflix has managed to achieve almost world domination in the entertainment provision business. When comparing Netflix to the leading media giants […]

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March 29, 2019

David and Goliath – A new world of possibilities for content streaming

Author: Darren Bishop Disney and Fox have finally closed their deal, creating a new powerhouse that will have far reaching consequences on the global entertainment industry. They have promised to launch their own streaming platforms, […]

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January 29, 2019

Market data, the gift that keeps on giving

Darren Bishop, Project IOWA lead I was very interested to read the recent announcement from a group of Wall Street heavyweights about the  launch of MEMX, a new exchange designed to challenge the dominance of […]

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December 2, 2018

Content is king, the venue is all a matter of choice

Author: Darren Bishop, Project IOWA Lead A famous sportsman and music lover once said, “If you are a serious boxer, fight at the Royal Albert Hall. If you are a footballer, play at Wembley. If a […]

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