Soft costs matter too: how the benefits of peer-to-peer FX stack up for smaller clients
Soft costs matter too: how the benefits of peer-to-peer FX stack up for smaller clients

Small corporates and not-for-profit organisations are increasingly looking at peer-to-peer FX as a way to lower costs. Euromoney speaks to four customers who have taken their business away from banks.

London to Paris Charity Penny Farthing Cycle
London to Paris Charity Penny Farthing Cycle

Neil Melville-Rae will be riding his Penny Farthing from Marble Arch in London (departing Monday 18 July) to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris arriving just ahead of the Tour de France to raise money for charity. He is being sponsored by freemarketFX.

Rich Ricci: FinTech will eat banks' lunch
Rich Ricci: FinTech will eat banks’ lunch

We’ve not even scratched the surface of FinTech’s true potential – and banks will struggle to keep up.

Are business banking customers missing out on a competition review?
Are business banking customers missing out on a competition review?

Transparency clearly isn’t in a bank’s economic interests, writes Alex Hunn, founder and chief executive of freemarketFX.

Rich Ricci joins currency exchange freemarketFX
Rich Ricci joins currency exchange freemarketFX

Rich Ricci, the former head of investment banking at Barclays Plc and one of ex-Chief Executive Officer Robert Diamond’s top lieutenants, has joined a London-based foreign exchange trading platform as chairman.

Ex-Barclays Bank Chief Joins Currency Platform
Ex-Barclays Bank Chief Joins Currency Platform

Ex-Chief of Barclays Investment Rich Ricci will help to oversee growth plans at freemarketFX, which matches currency trading requirements of companies and consumers.

Former Barclays exec Rich Ricci lands chairman job at freemarketFX
Former Barclays exec Rich Ricci lands chairman job at freemarketFX

Rich Ricci has been appointed as chairman of startup currency exchange freemarketFX, taking his second new job of the year.

Former Barclays investment bank boss joins FinTech
Former Barclays investment bank boss joins FinTech

The world’s top banks and insurers are seeing their business models challenged by FinTech start-ups, which are reshaping what consumers and businesses expect from using digital technologies.

City grandee joins FinTech revolution at freemarketFX
City grandee joins FinTech revolution at freemarketFX

freemarketFX operates a peer-to-peer currency exchange for corporates and individuals, running daily scheduled currency crosses over a proprietary marketplace platform for a fixed 0.2% commission.

Fintech revolutionaries storm the barricades of traditional banking - The Guardian
Fintech revolutionaries storm the barricades of traditional banking – The Guardian

The world’s hungriest entrepreneurial and tech talent are in the vanguard of a financial insurgency – and investors are backing them.