The impact of coronavirus on foreign exchange and currency valuation
Mar10

The impact of coronavirus on foreign exchange and currency valuation

  The coronavirus outbreak is generating growing concern as new cases are identified on a daily basis. The health of the global population – and of the global economy – are at risk. We have seen the connotations of the virus throughout the economy and as fears for a pandemic are rising, China along with other countries are putting in place procedures to protect the economy. China’s central bank has already injected tens of...

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Amazon, Apple and the Post Office Among the Big winners at the Emerging Payments Awards 2017
Oct06

Amazon, Apple and the Post Office Among the Big winners at the Emerging Payments Awards 2017

Big name industry giants and innovative new British FinTech organisations were recognised last night at the tenth annual Emerging Payments Awards in London. Recognising and celebrating the best the payments industry has to offer, the Emerging Payments Awards were presented at The Hilton, Park Lane in London on Thursday 5th October. Industry big-hitters Amazon Pay were recognised for Best Online Payments Solution, while Best Proximity...

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“Apple Stock Falls following Launch of new iPhone”: Comment from Jordan Hiscott, ayondo
Sep13

“Apple Stock Falls following Launch of new iPhone”: Comment from Jordan Hiscott, ayondo

Jordan Hiscott, Chief Trader at ayondo markets “Apple stock falls following launch of new iPhone” “Historically speaking, if we take the last four iPhone product events, the stock has performed reasonably well, up around 1% on the actual day. It has then risen by a similar amount between the event and subsequent launch of product, usually around two weeks later. “The leak of features earlier in the week...

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Market Commentary, Jordan Hiscott, ayondo
Aug31

Market Commentary, Jordan Hiscott, ayondo

Jordan Hiscott, Chief Trader at ayondo markets “Apple on verge of breaching £1trillion, as rest of market reacts nervously to North Korean missile test” “The potential for conflict has never been closer following the latest of ICBM missile test from the North Korean regime, with the firing of a missile over Japan certainly raising the already-high stakes. As you would expect, global indices and risk assets in general felt the force of...

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ayondo Comment: “Apple’s Earnings may be Astounding but are Head Winds on the Horizon?”
May02

ayondo Comment: “Apple’s Earnings may be Astounding but are Head Winds on the Horizon?”

Jordan Hiscott, Chief Trader at ayondo markets “With Apple poised to release its Q2 results, investors face a difficult conundrum. Shares for the tech giant have reached an all-time high of $146.50, alongside a market capitalisation of $769 billion and nearly $250 billion in cash: even in the modern era of capitalism these figures are truly astounding. On the surface things couldn’t look any rosier for the company, however if we look...

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Commentary: Banks Take Note: Apple is not Your Friend
Oct06

Commentary: Banks Take Note: Apple is not Your Friend

Daniel Döderlein says: “Banks take heed: Apple Pay is not your friend. The already have the consumer in their grip and the moment PSD2 regulation enables Apple to have direct accounts access, there will be no stopping them. They will not need any bank partnerships built on friendliness and will essentially be in a position to kill card business… Read: banks are out of the loop.  As Alipay starts to increasingly prove that...

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Yandex.Money is the First in Russia to Offer Money Transfers Through iMessage
Oct06

Yandex.Money is the First in Russia to Offer Money Transfers Through iMessage

Yandex.Money has become the first company in Russia to introduce money transfers via iMessage. Apple gadget owners who have the Yandex.Money app will now be able to send money directly through the messenger. Yandex.Money will also allow users to crowdfund via group chats. The opportunity to transfer funds via iMessage is brand new for Russians. The feature became possible when Apple unveiled iOS 10, the next-generation operating...

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DueCourse Attracts Former Apple Tech Talent
Aug23

DueCourse Attracts Former Apple Tech Talent

DueCourse, the smart invoice financing service for SMEs has expanded its team with the appointment of Dylan Smith, a former engineer at Apple, who joins the company as Technical Architect. After two years based in the tech giant’s London offices, Dylan joins DueCourse as part of a major recruitment drive by the Manchester FinTech startup. Dylan joins the 12 strong team where his role will involve high-level software architecture,...

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Interac debit Cardholders Now have Apple Pay
Jun01

Interac debit Cardholders Now have Apple Pay

The next evolution of debit payments extends to BMO Financial Group, Scotiabank and TD Bank Group Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation (“Interac”), Canada’s domestic debit network, is pleased to announce the participation of additional financial institutions offering Apple Pay to Interac debit cardholders. Interac debit cardholders from BMO Financial Group, Scotiabank and TD can now use Apple Pay on supported Apple...

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