Robert Buxton

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IS Prime Reports Impressive Growth

Posted by Robert Buxton on Nov 27, 2020 4:15:17 AM

27 November 2020 – For the sixth consecutive year, IS Prime has reported impressive growth, with a 30% increase in turnover y/e 31 March 2020. Reported figures from the London-headquartered FCA regulated Prime of Prime broker show a rise from £27.6m y/e 2019 to £36m y/e 2020.

CFD Market Data … Boring but essential!

Posted by Robert Buxton on Nov 24, 2020 7:49:09 AM

A key and often overlooked issue that we have been seeing time and time again, with LPs and brokers alike, is that of inaccurate market data. In times of extreme market volatility and high volumes, such as we have experienced recently over the US election results and the announcements in the press regarding a Covid-19 vaccine, these issues have become particularly apparent.

VIDEO - FX Liquidity: Virtual Vision Finance

Posted by Robert Buxton on Jun 12, 2020 5:55:22 AM

Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner at IS Prime, joins the 'Virtual Vision Finance' liqiudity pannel discussion. 

IS Prime - Best Trade Execution (Prime of Prime) in Global Forex Awards 2020

Posted by Robert Buxton on Jun 5, 2020 10:45:23 AM

5 June 2020 – IS Prime has been voted winner of the Best Trade Execution (Prime of Prime) category in the Global Forex Awards 2020.

Re-evaluating Prime of Prime

Posted by Robert Buxton on Jun 5, 2020 6:49:55 AM

In the last year we have seen a dramatic fall in interest from our clients and prospects, particularly retail brokers, in “True Prime of Prime” offerings , i.e. where a broker uses a Prime of Prime (PoP) purely as a credit intermediary and has ‘direct’ relationships with Tier1 Liquidity Providers (LPs).

Aggregation & Spreads: The Race to Zero

Posted by Robert Buxton on May 15, 2020 7:19:56 AM

Barry Flanigan, head of Electronic Trading Solutions (ETS) at IS Prime, talks to eForex magazine about the pitfalls of purely focusing on spreads.

IS Prime Releases Revolutionary UK & US Oil Index Rebased at 100

Posted by Robert Buxton on Apr 27, 2020 8:55:33 AM

New products could potentially save brokers from losing millions of dollars

COVID-19 – Working Like We’ve Never Worked Before

Posted by Robert Buxton on Mar 27, 2020 12:03:19 PM

Like many firms across the Globe, the IS Prime team is now working from home and adjusting to a new way of living and working.

Financial Times Ranks IS Prime as the 15th Fastest Growing Financial Services Company in Europe

Posted by Robert Buxton on Mar 3, 2020 7:11:16 AM

3 March 2020  London headquartered IS Prime is the 15th fastest growing financial services company in Europe, according to the Financial Times’ list of Europe’s 1000 fastest growing companies, published on FT.com on 2 March 2020.

IS Prime Named in List of Most Influential FinTech Companies 2020

Posted by Robert Buxton on Feb 28, 2020 6:00:00 AM

28 February 2020 –  IS Prime has been named one of the world’s most influential financial technology companies, following nominations by a panel of expert judges from some of the most respected companies in the financial services industry including EY, Lloyds Banking and Baringa.