Jean-Luc Janet
Jean-Luc Janet

Corporate eFX trading – thoughts for the future

What does the electronic FX trading market hold for the future? Peter Barnes and Jean-Luc Janet explore the implications for treasurers, banks and system suppliers.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 8 / Features / October, 2002

Peter BarnesWhat does the electronic foreign exchange trading market hold for the future? Peter Barnes and Jean-Luc Janet from KPMG Treasury Services explore the implications for treasurers, banks and system suppliers.The adoption of online dealing solutions by corporates has already brought a number of benefits and enabled progress towards straight-through-processing. The key advantages of online dealing over traditional telephone dealing are generally recognised as:• improved controls due to a systematic, integrated dealing framework with fewer manual interventions; and• reduced costs due to increased internal efficiencies and greater competition.Online platforms have the potential to revolutionise the way corporates handle their foreign exchange dealing, as well as other money market or derivative transactions, and to affect the structures of the markets.Further integration...There is no doubt that the integration of the foreign exchange dealing process into existing corporate and...continued

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