11 ways in which blockchain technology is disrupting the financial world  Huge demand of bitcoin or crypto-currency is based upon absence of centralized banking operator. This feature characterises the absence of bookkeeper in virtual online system to maintain ledger of expenses. Thus, the fund-flows are transacted through the use of...
Why use of bitcoins is increasing in online gambling?  Low-cost and facilitated speedy payments, is providing for increased usage of bitcoins in online gambling. The low operating cost, 24/7 availability gives bitcoins a distinct advantage. Bitcoins allow players to make rapid deposits, and withdraw money, in a completely anonymous way. Crypto-currency...
13 Things You Should Know About Bitcoins   These days we see that technology is rapidly changing – each day a new technology arises, replacing an older one. In the finance sector too we can see the advent of fin-tech which has led to the emergence of a revolutionary idea –...
Witness the rise of the Fintech industry with numbers   Technology has always reinvented industries. For instance, Amazon, Inc. reinvented how retail is done and introduced a completely new category called e-commerce two decades earlier. While Amazon started offering its service selling only books to a then tiny group of internet...
7 things you should know to understand dark pools“Stock Market rises by 123 points, xyz company biggest gainers”. These are the lines which everyone in the business world- the company, the shareholders and investors wish to hear. More and more shares are bought in anticipation of higher returns. Some...
Understanding what is Smart Order Routing ?   SOR or Smart order routing helps in giving the best possible price to the traders/ brokers.  SOR looks for the best price and scouts for this best price by looking at various liquidity destinations.This way, the traders/investors see improvement in profitability of execution.Various areas...
What is co-location ?   What is Co-location ? It is a facility that an stock exchange provides to the member brokers. The exchange hosts the subscriber's server in its data center.   Basically, the co-location facility helps you move closer to the stock exchange and reduces your execution time.  Co-location means that the...
Impact of extended trading hoursHere, we will discuss the impact of extended trading hours.  Recently, NSE and BSE increased the trading hours by 55 minutes. So the exchanges which used to open at 9.55 am - will now open at 9.00 am.This will definitely impact the stock exchanges...
Understanding Direct Market Access..   DMA or Direct Market Access- is a pretty new phenomenon in Indian Markets  Direct market access or DMA, as the name suggests is directly accessing the stock exchange without going through the broker. Mostly, the trading is restricted to broker dealers and other firms that are members...