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RegTech in FX: Closing the gaps between regulatory intention and interpretation

RegTech in FX: Closing the gaps between regulatory intention and interpretation

The month of September will mark the 9 year anniversary since the 2009 G20 Pittsburgh meeting which established the framework for new derivatives regulation, leading to a fountain of new rules being established across different regulatory jurisdictions for financial institutions to follow.
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Is the blockchain getting real?

Is the blockchain getting real?

Ask the crowd, says William Essex
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Optimising FX liquidity Increasing profitability with less risk

Optimising FX liquidity Increasing profitability with less risk

The foreign exchange market is more fragmented than ever, and participants need to harness aggregation to access the liquidity they need. Joel Clark reports.
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WHY WHAT and WHEN? Addressing the key questions about using FX algorithms

WHY WHAT and WHEN? Addressing the key questions about using FX algorithms

With Mark Goodman, Global Head of Electronic Execution (FX, Rates, Credit, Futures) at UBS Investment Bank, Scott Wacker, Global Head of e-commerce Sales and Marketing at JP Morgan, David Mechner, CEO, Pragma Securities, Nickolas Congdon, Head of E-Trading Services at Commerzbank and Fergal Walsh, Managing Director, Global Head of FX Algorithmic Execution at Citi.
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Smart but not fast - how technology is democratizing FX

Smart but not fast - how technology is democratizing FX

As the activities of high frequency trading firms fall under increasing regulatory scrutiny on both sides of the Atlantic, the preeminent importance of having the fastest trading kit is arguably receding among FX market participants reports Joe Morgan.
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Transaction Cost Analysis: Taking a new approach to measuring FX execution trading operations

Transaction Cost Analysis: Taking a new approach to measuring FX execution trading operations

As FX market participants deal with the evolving market structure and prepare for the implementation of MiFID II, there is growing demand for more sophisticated trade analytics to improve decision-making in real-time. Joel Clark investigates.
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Special Report

Leveraging a key - strategic asset Extracting more actionable insights from FX data

Leveraging a key - strategic asset Extracting more actionable insights from FX data

Nicholas Pratt talks to a range of market players and providers to discover what steps both sell side and buyside FX trading firms can take to develop more effective enterprise wide data strategies.
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Regional Perspective

Scandi squeeze

Scandi squeeze

The Nordic FX markets continue to adapt quickly to new e-trading trends. But local service providers are caught between competition from international banks and demands from their increasingly technology driven customers, writes Richard Willsher.
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The e-Forex Interview

Saxo Markets - Talking with an FX pacesetter

Saxo Markets - Talking with an FX pacesetter

Saxo Bank Group was established in 1992 and was one of the first financial institutions to develop an online trading platform that provided ordinary investors with the same tools and market access as professional traders, large institutions and fund managers. The firm is a leader in electronic trading services and its goal has always been to democratize investment and trading by providing access to global financial markets and cutting-edge technologies. e-Forex talks with Neil Browning Executive Director, Global Head of FX Sales at the firm to learn more about its Retail and Institutional offerings and plans for the future.
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Meet the Team

Security, Service, Heritage, Innovation.  After 40 years IG still sticks to its core principles

Security, Service, Heritage, Innovation. After 40 years IG still sticks to its core principles

IG has been at the forefront of innovation in trading for over 40 years and is now the world’s leading retail CFD provider, handling over 7 million transactions a month for over 152,000 active clients around the world. e-Forex talks with Mark Chesterman, Global Business Development Officer at the firm about its fast growing Institutional Services division.
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Product Spotlight

OTC Exchange Network: Offering total trade-to-settlement solutions

OTC Exchange Network: Offering total trade-to-settlement solutions

OTC Exchange Network (OTCXN​) leverages its own proprietary blockchain technologies to operate a permissioned, peer-to-peer trading network solving the biggest problems facing all market participants; starting with the OTC Spot FX market. In this article we highlight its range of products and services.
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Industry Report

The Value of eFX Bank Streams

The Value of eFX Bank Streams

Mainstream and industry press have written widely on the gradual withdrawal of banks—the traditional primary liquidity providers—from the spot FX markets over the past few years.
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine October 2017