5 reasons traders use algos

In the trading world – or at least the world of OpenMarkets – algos are used by investors via the platform’s open APIs. They are programs which can be classed as Artificial ...
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Nothing artificial about the AI trend

If you don’t remember it from comics or TV, you may have noticed the recent deluge of headlines featuring artificial intelligence (AI) – the good, the bad, the downright ...
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How APIs are revolutionising the broking industry

Fintech. Innovation. Words that are often used in the same sentence, often by yours truly. Each time I delve into a new part of the fintech landscape, I can’t help but marvel ...
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How blockchain is going to transform CHESS

It was nearly two years ago when I first wrote about blockchain. I was particularly interested in plans announced by ASX around that time to adopt blockchain technology to ...
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Key Stock Picks 2018

In this report, we outline the key themes which we believe will impact the Australian market in 2018. All else being equal, we expect the Australian market to lag its global ...
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APAC team attend Hong Kong Forum

Hong Kong is the number one business city in Asia, it is well known for being a business hub for international companies and a major gateway to China.  Hong Kong is one of ...
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Through the looking glass: Five noteworthy trends in 2017

2017 – a year that will evoke the memory of Donald Trump and his twitter mania (and of course the twitter temp who pulled the plug on his account), nuclear threat from North ...
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Can robots provide financial advice?

Robots have long featured in sci-fi and cartoons; a quick Google search informed me human interest in bots can be traced back to ancient China, where a text describes a ...
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Competition rules- the 'new' NSX

  The ‘new’ NSX’ (National Stock Exchange) wasn’t on my radar and therefore remained an unknown quantity until I watched OpenMarkets’ very own Gen Wood interview Ann Bowering, ...
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Suitably capitalised - ASX capital requirements

Just as no one predicted the global financial crisis (GFC) that began in 2007, no one foretold the global fallout from resulting turbulence. Investments collapsed and ponzi ...
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Putting the ethics into investment

Ethics and investment have not always been natural bed partners. Money has been, and continues to be, made from companies engaged in businesses some perceive as unethical. ...
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Don’t launder your good name

Australia’s largest listed company, the (now slightly less) venerable CommBank, can be credited with many things; not least bringing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and ...
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