Acuity Trading Announces New Hire to Accommodate Expanding Client Base

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June 7, 2023

By Acuity Trading

Award-winning fintech news analytics and NLP technology company Acuity Trading welcomes Giles Hodgson as its new Business Development Manager.

Acuity is pleased to announce an exciting addition to our team: Giles Hodgson.


Giles joins us as our new Business Development Manager. He is now based at Acuity Trading’s London office, working to acquire new-to-company clients in the UK and internationally.


Before Acuity, Giles held roles as an Account Executive and Partnerships Development Manager at ‘Blink’ payment platform, where he enjoyed a high success rate in client retention while selling SaaS products to the payments industry.


His focus on optimising customer experiences and helping clients to access cutting-edge digital tools will be put to good use at Acuity, which provides a unique range of simple yet powerful widgets, visualisations and trading tools for retail FX/CFD brokers and service providers. Acuity Trading tools currently include AssetIQ, AnalysisIQ, and Economic and Corporate Calendars powered by Dow Jones Newswires.


With years of valuable experience under his belt, Giles also brings an impressive educational and professional background to Acuity Trading. He’s a graduate of the University of Edinburgh (Diploma in Higher Education, International Relations with Business Management), Varsity College Cape Town (Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with Hospitality Management), Yale School of Management (Accelerated Management Program), and the London School of Economics (Real Estate Economics and Finance Programme).



Giles has been hired by Acuity to help spread the use of our sophisticated machine learning and natural language technology for analysing and quantifying millions of news items on stocks, currencies, indices and other assets. This data offers solutions for professionals working in Hedge Funds, investment banks, portfolio management, and more, assisting with algorithmic trading, investing, and risk management strategies.


With exciting new products and integration capabilities to offer, wee at Acuity are confident that Giles will continue Acuity’s recent successes in bringing  some eminent clients onboard and will join the rest of our dedicated staff in ensuring these clients derive optimal value from Acuity Trading.


To learn more about Acuity’s newest partnerships, products, and data-driven predictions for the fintech market, visit


About Acuity Trading

Acuity Trading revolutionised the online trading experience for millions of investors with the introduction of visual news and sentiment tools in 2013. Today, Acuity continues to lead the fintech market with alpha generating alternative data and highly engaging trading tools using the latest in AI research and technology. Acuity’s team of academics, scientists, news and market professionals are dedicated to delivering highly effective data products that bring value to investors of all levels and experience. Flexible delivery options include APIs, MT4/5, plug and play widgets and third party automation services. 

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