|A new code aims to clean up the foreign-exchange market|
Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 0 views | 0 comments
FINANCIAL-MARKET traders have earned a pretty shocking reputation in recent years. From manipulating LIBOR, a benchmark interest rate, to rigging the daily fix of foreign-exchange (FX) rates, traders have shown themselves ready not just to stretch the rules, but to collude in outright illegality.
A global code of conduct for the FX market, unveiled on May 25th, aims to put things on a sounder footing. Drawn up over the past two years by a coalition of central bankers, known as the FX Working Group (FXWG), and supported by a panel of industry participants, the code’s 55 principles lay down international standards on a range of practices, from the handling of confidential information to the pricing and settlement of deals.
Such standards seem long overdue in the massive FX market. Roughly $5trn is traded every day (see chart). Many companies, pension funds and money managers depend on banks to hedge their exposure to currency fluctuations. Yet in the past traders colluded with one another...
|Rupert Murdoch introduces his 'friend' President Trump|
Added: 05.05.2017 15:49 | 12 views | 0 comments
News Corporation chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch introduced President Trump at a speech on the USS Intrepid May 4 in New York.
|Voodoo Vince Remastered Review - Stuck in the Past | CGM|
Added: 19.04.2017 12:40 | 6 views | 0 comments
Voodoo Vince Remastered is an original Xbox platformer that coasts by in some respects, but how well does this new coat of paint hold up?
|Spark details network upgrade plans with Ericsson|
Added: 19.04.2017 6:27 | 26 views | 0 comments
Spark has so far decommissioned 10 of its old PSTN exchanges as it moves over to the IP-based Converged Communications Network, with a full transition to three new core network nodes expected by 2020.
|Full Throttle Remastered review: A new coat of paint doesn't quite hide this game's age|
Added: 18.04.2017 15:01 | 7 views | 0 comments
Another year, another LucasArts classic spruced up and spit-polished for the benefit of fans new and old. With and out of the way, this year Double Fine turns to 1995’s oft-overlooked motorcycle adventure Full Throttle.
Those who’ve played the previous remasters should know what to expect by now. It’s Full Throttle, warts-and-all, but with reworked graphics and an optional developer commentary for the diehards. The problem? Full Throttle has a lot of warts.
|Casual Cowards of Gaming Episode 88 Milking Simulator '17 - BioShock Infinite|
Added: 14.04.2017 6:10 | 9 views | 0 comments
The Cowards discuss the award winning title BioShock Infinite, as well as PETA's reaction to Nintendo's new cow milking simulator, among other things.
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