Alain Broyon CEO, Dukascopy (Suisse) SA
Alain Broyon CEO, Dukascopy (Suisse) SA

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Alain Broyon and Dr. Andre Duka discuss: Fight for Liquidity: Centralization versus Decentralization

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 26 / Marketplace / January, 2007

Dr Andre DukaCTO, Dukascopy (Suisse) SAFollowing our article on FX global liquidity structure (e-Forex October 1st 2006), we would like to give further consideration to possible developments in the FX industry structure. In an effort to provide its clients with deeper liquidity, the FX industry can adopt some changes to the current business model of FX Marketplaces in order to achieve another level of integration. The theoretical concept of a global decentralized FX Marketplace is made real through the implementation of multiple API connection technology. It is the difficulties and opportunities facing the industry in the fight for liquidity which are the subject of this article. We will also touch on the core technology and business model aspects involved in creating the global decentralized FX Marketplace network.Why Liquidity is the key goal of the FX industryThe answer to this question would seem to be obvious. Having deep liquidity is better than not having it. But where is the reasonable limit? Why...continued

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