Mark Redwood Managing Director, Reuters Automated Dealing Technologies
Mark Redwood Managing Director, Reuters Automated Dealing Technologies

How the FX e-commerce shopping basket is changing

Mark Redwood describes how banks are now faced with a new set of decisions that will have significant impact on their future position in the marketplace.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 18 / Features / April, 2005

In a market that is notorious for remaining constant we have seen unparalleled change over the last couple of years. Multi bank portals continue to come and go and hedge funds and other buy-side participants have caused a blurring of the line between buy and sell side.We’re also seeing technological advances supporting and, in some cases, driving market demand. Technical innovations like program trading are attracting heightened interest as traders seek to shave milliseconds from execution times. Prime brokerage and access to liquidity via in-sourcing and/or outsourcing are taking centre stage. Integrated order management systems are becoming an ever more critical component in enabling a bank to better manage its increasing risk and exposure. As we enter a new era of technology, banks are now faced with a new set of decisions that will have significant impact on their future position in the marketplace. Here’s a look at how the e-commerce shopping basket is changing.Automated PricingIf the...continued

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