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INSTITUTIONAL INVESTING & TRADING

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTING & TRADING

FinTech startup aims to help manage retirement income

HelloWallet founder Matt Fellowes says those entering retirement are readier to pay for financial advice than the Millennials most fintech companies chase. Read more: www.forbes.com

Mizuho builds blockchain trade finance platform with IBM

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group, subsidiary bank Mizuho and IBM Japan are jointly building a blockchain platform for trade financing. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

INTL FCStone launches web-based gold trading platform

INTL FCStone Inc’s London-based subsidiary has unveiled its physical trading platform for the global bullion market, PMXecute+. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Fluent rebrands as Hijro for blockchain asset marketplace

FinTech company Fluent, the financial operating network for global trade, rebrands as Hijro and announces the Hijro Trade Asset Marketplace. Read more: www.businesswire.com

SimCorp hooks up to FX Connect

SimCorp, provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, today announced that it has partnered with FX Connect. Read more: www.finextra.com

Singapore robo-advisory startup Bambu raises seed funding

The rise of the robots is making some people uneasy, but the investors behind a $400,000 seed investment into robo-advisor startup Bambu aren't. Read more: www.techinasia.com

PortfolioQuest scoops up pre-seed for financial training tool

Financial training tool PortfolioQuest has raised $750,000 in a pre-seed round of funding. The funding for the San Francisco and Singapore-based startup was led by Nels Friets and Venkatesh Sethuraman. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Athlete-tracking stock startup Fantex raises $59.3m

Fantex, a provider of tracking stocks on athletes, has raised $59.3m in a private placement.

Santander launches investment platform for ISA customers

Investment Hub platform will allow customers to see investments, mortgages and current accounts in one place. Read more: citywire.co.uk

Swiss bank offers bitcoin trading platform

The private Bank Vontobel AG has introduced a new financial instrument to enable trading in the cryptocurrency bitcoin on the Swiss stock market. Read more: www.swissinfo.ch

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