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for engaging with customers when you don’t have to cater for the need to do several things at once.” User experience is key, as well as maintaining consistency across devices. “This is a core com-ponent for Capital. We do all of our user experience and interaction design in-house with the same people working on desktop and mobile, sharing our approach to colours, to interaction and widget styles to keep differences to a minimum.” A changing political landscape Capital covers a wide range of markets 52

across the globe, pulling in all the major industry sectors from the US, UK, Europe, China and Japan alongside the big commo-dities from traditional industrial metals like copper, precious metals, and oil and gas. “Foreign exchange is another big area of speculation and investment,” adds Gowan. “With the political landscape in the UK dominated by Brexit, we’ve seen a huge amount of interest around what’s happening with commodities with the pound versus the euro and the dollar; against the backdrop of what is happening to UK PLCs and which companies may or may not be affected by a hard Brexit.” JUNE 2019

“WE DO ALL OF OUR USER EXPERIENCE AND INTERACTION DESIGN IN-HOUSE” Ivan Gowan CEO, Capital.com

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FinTech Magazine 2019  

FinTech Magazine 2019