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How blockchain is going to transform CHESS

It was nearly two years ago when I first wrote about blockchain. I was particularly interested in plans announced by ASX around that time to adopt blockchain technology to replace CHESS, which has facilitated the clearing and settlement of share trades and provided an electronic subregister for shares for nearly a quarter of a century.  We discuss those up-coming changes in this months blog.

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Key Stock Picks 2018

In this report, we outline the key themes which we believe will impact the Australian market in 2018.  All else being equal, we expect the Australian market to lag is global peers..

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Can robots provide financial advice?

Robots have long featured in sci-fi and cartoons; a quick Google search informed me human interest in bots can be traced back to ancient China, where a text describes…

Competition Rules – The ‘New’ NSX

The ‘new’ NSX’ (National Stock Exchange) wasn’t on my radar and therefore remained an unknown quantity until I watched OpenMarkets’ very own Gen Wood...

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Invest your spare change with Acorns: George Lucas explains how it all works.

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The new NSX: Australia’s alternative stock exchange ups the ante to compete with the ASX

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The rise of ETFs: How and why the ETF industry continues to boom.

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CPD Articles

The ETF landscape of the future

Australian investors continue to pour money into ETFs, with September breaking yet more records in terms of inflows and total ETF market cap. In this article, OpenMarkets…

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The future of Options strategies

Although the Australian options market as we know it commenced operations in February 1976, options of some form have been around for many hundreds of years…

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The importance of pre-open pricing

Managing an orderly market and ensuring that share prices cannot be manipulated are essential to the smooth operation of securities exchanges globally…

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Company News

SelfWealth successfully transitions to OpenMarkets as part of rapid growth plan

SelfWealth Limited (ASX:SWF) (“SelfWealth” or “the Company”), an Australian FinTech business offering a flat fee brokerage service and social…

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OpenMarkets boosts back-office capacity with Nomura deal

OpenMarkets today announced the successful upgrade of its back office technology to NRI Financial Solutions for Broker Dealers provided by…

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Saxo Capital Markets and OpenMarkets announce fintech solution for investors

Strategic alliance between industry leaders to deliver a combined HIN and international equities trading solution to better serve the online….

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