8 points you must know about Bitcoins!   As we all know, bitcoin is a virtual currency which is revolutionising the world. There has been lot of fluctuation in value of bitcoin over last few years. Lot of applications have been foreseen for use of bitcoins, and infact Bitcoins are now...
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...
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...
Impact of extended trading hours Here, 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 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...
How is Bitcoin creating stories around the world? How Fatima's husband is able to send Fatima money in Mali without losing all his money to middlemen? How Ahmadi is able to earn money in Afghanistan without having a bank account?   Bitcoin technology, these days, is talk of the town. This digital...
Virtual Currencies: Ethereum or Bitcoin - which is better?   Ethereum and Bitcoin are virtual currencies or crypto-currencies which are based on high speed of transaction at low cost. The absence of central ledger, peer-to-peer network sharing in online mode and better features make a solid business case for the use of crypto-currencies.   Here is a...

What is co-location ?

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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...
THE BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION IN THE MARKET OF GOLD   Gold is a fairly interesting asset to save in. Although it is discriminated in a range of countries, for example, in Russia (with VAT imposed on it), people use it as a saving instrument in many countries. In Southeast Asia, a widespread tradition...
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...