Tom Wilson

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hold nerve after May's Brexit defeat, pound steady

16 Jan 2019

* MSCI world equity index down 0.1 pct, European stocks up 0.2 pct

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks ride out May's Brexit defeat, pound steadies

16 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 16 World equity markets on Wednesday rode out the heavy parliamentary defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, as investors saw potential for legislative deadlock to force London to delay its departure from the EU.

HSBC settles FX deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last year

14 Jan 2019

LONDON HSBC has settled $250 billion worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a sector until now hesitant to embrace it.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks suffer as Fed heightens recession fears

20 Dec 2018

* Tokyo, Seoul bourses join Chinese benchmarks in bear market

GLOBAL MARKETS -World stocks slide as Fed aggravates recession fears

20 Dec 2018

* Japan, Korea bourses join Chinese benchmarks in bear market

Corrected: Analysis - As bitcoin trading shifts shape, big money stays away

17 Dec 2018

(Corrects spelling of first name to Erik (not Eric) in paragraph 21)

CORRECTED-RPT-ANALYSIS-As bitcoin trading shifts shape, big money stays away

17 Dec 2018

* Prop traders, big holders and crypto firms now driving volumes

FOREX-Pound rises off 20-month low after Brexit blow; dollar retreats

11 Dec 2018

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2018 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds May to meet European leaders; analyst comment; updates prices)

Fintech company Calastone to shift fund network to blockchain

03 Dec 2018

LONDON Calastone, an investment funds transaction network, said on Monday it will shift its entire system to blockchain in May, a move that could slash costs for the sector by billions of dollars a year.

Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 percent in a week

21 Nov 2018

LONDON Bitcoin slumped on Tuesday to its lowest this year, tumbling as much as 10 percent to breach $4,300 and taking losses in the world's best-known digital coin to 25 percent within a week.

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