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FX clearing: the last hurdle?

FX clearing: the last hurdle?

Two CCPs race to offer an FX options clearing solution first and as Frances Faulds reports, CLS may offer a settlement service to other CCPs.
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Keeping up with the blockchain

Keeping up with the blockchain

Everybody’s talking about it and you should be listening, says William Essex
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Compliant FX trading requires automated regulatory technology

Compliant FX trading requires automated regulatory technology

Global markets for FX derivative trading have developed under lightly regulated conditions. In the wake of the 2009 G20 Pittsburgh consensus on derivatives regulation, FX markets have become subject to significant regulatory oversight in areas such as price transparency, order execution, transaction reporting, central clearing and collateral management.
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Taking a more systematic approach to FX algo selection

Taking a more systematic approach to FX algo selection

As firms increasingly access electronic execution for FX, the right decisions for deploying and selecting algorithms are, as Anna Reitman discovers, a combination of getting knowledgeable about market technologies and tapping into the lessons of traditional wisdom.
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The Blockchain Ecosystem - Who can you trust?

The Blockchain Ecosystem - Who can you trust?

Cryptocurrencies are back in fashion with blockchain designers. But future prosperity really depends on bankers getting past their trust issues, says William Essex.
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The question of MiFID II post Brexit - A UK perspective

James Phillips, Lombard Risk Global Head of Regulatory Strategy discusses the impact of Brexit on the application of MiFID reforms to UK based trading fi rms.
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Liquidity provision and the changing face of currency relationships

As banks withdraw from market-making, a growing number of non-banks are stepping in to fi ll the void as Nicholas Pratt discovers.
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The future of Electronic FX Options trading: Putting the building blocks in place

John Crisp, Director of Product Strategy at FENICS explores how the electronic trading of FX options has evolved and what factors are likely to encourage greater usage of automation for these relatively complex instruments.
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Special Report

Granularity, analytics, speed and delivery - competition heats up across the FX data space

Granularity, analytics, speed and delivery - competition heats up across the FX data space

The rapid growth in electronic trading venues for FX, technology advancements and greater regulatory demands and scrutiny are greatly impacting how FX firms source, manage and use market data. Frances Faulds investigates.
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Regional Perspective

Asian FX e-trading: beyond the tipping point

Asian FX e-trading: beyond the tipping point

As foreign exchange trading volumes swing further towards Asia, eFX takes centre stage, writes Richard Willsher
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The e-Forex Interview

Alpha - the boutique broker with a focus on partnerships

Alpha - the boutique broker with a focus on partnerships

e-Forex talks with Muhammad Rasoul, CEO of Alpha which specializes in providing customized execution, risk management, and liquidity to financial institutions operating in the retail OTC market. The company also provides bespoke execution services to professional clients.
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Meet the Team

Broadway Technology -  a FinTech company with innovation running through its DNA

Broadway Technology - a FinTech company with innovation running through its DNA

e-Forex speaks with Tyler Moeller and Joshua Walsky, Co-founders of Broadway Technology.
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View from the buyside

The art of being in the Vanguard

The art of being in the Vanguard

Asset management companies don’t get much bigger than Vanguard. The group, which recently turned 40, offers more than 345 funds around the world, with approximately $3.5 trillion in assets under management as of end of March 2016. That kind of size involves dealing with massive foreign exchange exposures, a task so big that Vanguard created a global team to handle FX trading. The head of those operations is Andrew Maack, who spent some time with our reporter Adam Cox to talk about how algorithmic trading helps him do his job and how such a large fund group like Vanguard goes about generating the smallest footprint possible.
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Industry Report

5,000 foot view of Multi-Asset EMS FX functionalities

5,000 foot view of Multi-Asset EMS FX functionalities

The global foreign exchange (FX) industry has gone through quite a transformation over the last 40 years, both from a market infrastructure/market dynamics perspective and as a result of rapid technological advancement in communication mediums and trading venues.
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine January 2017