Retail Investing & Trading

Retail Investing & Trading

The FCA calls for insights on how to best regulate the consumer investment market

The top UK financial markets watchdog has called for experts' insights into how to best regulate the consumer investment market.

Superhero is bringing Robinhood-style trading to Oz on the back of $8m round

Australian Robinhood-clone Superhero has bagged $8m with the aim to disrupt the nation's online investment industry.

23 FinTech rounds raised in the last week

Last week proved a huge win for challenger banks and the Latin American FinTech sector. Check out these funding rounds to find out why.

Robinhood could be facing $10m fraud fine for failing to properly disclose revenue

Stocktrading platform Robinhood could reportedly be facing a $10m fraud fine for failing to properly disclose revenue, pending the outcomes of an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission probe.

Four bad headlines Robinhood probably want you to forget

This week saw Robinhood become one of the highest valued FinTechs in the world after it reached an $11.2bn valuation.

Robinhood joins exclusive decacorn club after closing yet another funding round this year

Retail investment platform Robinhood has reached the highly-coveted decacorn list after a new funding round sees it reach a $11.2bn valuation.

Singapore’s Incomlend bags $20m Series A round to democratise trade finance

Shipping companies face many monetary uncertainties, but Incomlend hopes to alleviate some of those concerns on the back of its new $20m Series A round.

Brazil’s Magnetis said to raise $11m as it looks to become a full-service brokerage

Magnetis, which offers Brazilian investors a wealth management solution, has reportedly raised $11m in its new funding round as it looks to become a full-service brokerage.

Pickright Technologies said to raise RS 1 crore ($133,000) in funding

India-based Pickright Technologies has reportedly raised RS 1 crore ($133,000) in a round backed by unnamed angel investors from India, the UK and Singapore.

FLX Distribution scores $2.5m in seed round

WealthTech startup FLX Distribution has collected $2.5 in new round.

News Stories

Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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