James Murray Moves from smartTrade to TigerWit Group

He joins the London-based firm this month

James Murray has joined financial technology firm Africa at TigerWit Group earlier this month, according to market sources.

Murray moved to the firm from Aix-en-Provence based technology provider smartTrade, where he had worked as a director since 2016.

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smartTrade, a pioneer of multi-asset trading solutions, provides agile end-to-end trading solutions supporting FX, fixed income, equities, derivatives, cryptocurrencies and money markets.

The firm’s solutions offer connectivity to over 130 liquidity providers, aggregation, smart order routing, order management, pricing, distribution, risk management and fully customizable HTML5 user interface.

Prior to serving at smartTrade, Murray was head of FX at financial services firm Solo Capital for one year and head of FX at Valbury Capital for more than one year.

Valbury Capital provides brokerage services to financial institutions, corporates, professional traders and private clients.

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Murray’s career began as a senior vice president at ICAP in 2006.

He left the firm five years later to join London-based brokerage firm Market Securities as head of PM’s.

He spent two years at the company before moving to Valbury Capital in 2013.


UK-headquartered TigerWit delivers access to the most-heavily-traded global markets for clients trading FX, precious metals, commodities and indices.

The firm has developed a blockchain-powered transaction booking system, TigerWit’s distributed trading ledger, providing security and process efficiency to their customers.

TigerWit’s easy-to-use app, with truly intuitive functionality at its heart, delivers an unique trading experience, the firm stated on its website.

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