FICC e-Trading Survey Shows Rise in Algo-Trading

This "FICC e-Trading Survey Shows Rise in Algo-Trading" article was written by Michael Shpits, a Financial Analyst at I Know First.


  • Survey takers see inflation, market and economy dislocation, and the global pandemic as the developments which will have the top impact on 2022 markets.
  • Respondents predict mobile trading platforms along with blockchain and AI/machine learning technologies being the most influential in the future of trading. Of the total survey takers, 75% see an increase in electronic trading and 63% see an increasing in algorithmic trading.
  • I Know First’s Predictive Algorithm can supplement traditional portfolios and provide opportunities before the rest of the market to meet the demand for algo-driven trading in an ever-increasing computerized trading environment.

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I Know First at Fintech Event in China

I know first was invited to the first fintech event in 2022 in China, which was held with china's economic attachés together with Israel Export Institute. The goal is to introduce Israeli fintech solutions to Chinese companies and banks. Today, China is a leading country in the electronic payments field (e.g-the WeChat Pay and Alipay apps, and the surrounding ecosystem).

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Asia Financial Forum 2022

I Know First was presented on Asia Financial Forum 2022 (AFF2022) in the area of FinTech companies. AAF is a platform for global leaders in government, business, and finance to exchange insights and ideas. 65 Israeli companies participated in Deal Flow Matchmaking Event – part of the Forum that connects companies to explore investment and business opportunities, Also 42 Hong Kong investors joined the forum.

SQ Stock Forecast: Mobile banking and microloans are challenging traditional banks

Joshua GellerThis SQ Stock Forecast article was written by Joshua Geller – Financial Analyst intern I Know First.


  • The IKF Algorithm predicts that Square Inc.'s stock is bullish for the next year with a signal of 514.09. The company is predicted to rise due to the release of its new products and launch of a microloan business that is taking on financial institutions, a positive quarterly report and a clear price action resistance breakthrough
  • Square’s stock price has increased by 72.7% within the past year, compared to 34.37% for the S&P 500 and 24.9% for the US IT Software-Infrastructure industry
  • On August 1st, Square announced its acquisition of Afterpay Limited (ASX: APT) for $29 billion USD
  • The company released its new products: Square checking, savings and loans which are targeted towards small businesses and consumers as new ways to rely upon mobile financial technology
  • Square has recently realized positive earnings within 2020 and is predicted to increase its earnings by 36% over the next year

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In The News: Bahrain Trade Delegation to Israel meets with I Know First

I Know first CEO with the Bahrain Trade Delegation

On Thursday, December 3, 2020, I Know First’s Co-Founder and CEO, Yaron Golgher, attended a meeting with members of the Bahrain trade delegation at the Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel. The 40-members delegation, led by Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid al-Zayani landed in Israel earlier this week for two days of talks on boosting economic cooperation and tourism. The delegation held 4 separate meetings in various fields, including Fintech.

I Know First was among thw few companies which presented themselves and participated in an open discussion. The meeting brought together

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I Know First Gets Nominated for Benzinga Global Fintech Awards 2020

Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

I Know First algorithmic investing tool was nominated in the categories Best Wealth Management Software, Best Investment Research Tech, and Best AI Platform (click on the links to explore our nominations and vote daily for us!). The nomination will be highlighted by Benzinga for the sixth annual Benzinga Global Fintech Awards. The impressive results in our TSLA stock predictions and the AI forecasts for Top S&P 500 stocks called the attention of Benzinga. We achieved up to 92% and 100% hit ratio for TSLA stock predictions in our 3-months and yearly predictions, respectively.

Benzinga Global Fintech Awards

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 – I Know First Selected as Semi-finalist For the WealthTech Vertical

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I Know First has been recognized as a Semi Finalist for the Capital Markets vertical of the Hong Kong Fintech Week Global Fast Track Pitching Competition! This year I Know First Team participates in Fast Track Pitching Competition which is aiming at connecting and presenting innovative solutions to executives of the largest financial institutions in Hong Kong. This is an incredible opportunity to work with Corporate Champions in Hong Kong and Asia.

2020 HK FinTech week will take place from November 2nd to November 6th, featuring around 200 speakers from all over the world focusing on the FinTech

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JIAM Fintech Square: I Know First Provides Fintech Solutions for Japanese Asset Management Community

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I Know First is proud to be presented at JIAM Fintech Square. JIAM is building awareness of the transformations made by fintech start-ups in the financial industry. It also runs workshops to raise attention on digitalization and build connections. Through collaboration with Japanese government agencies and industry associations, JIAM hopes to connect the Japanese asset management industry with fintech start-ups. As one of the companies presented in JIAM Fintech Square’ s investment intelligence section, I Know First appears to be very competitive

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