e-Forex Magazine January 2021

e-Forex Magazine January 2021

FX 2021
Exploring the digital road ahead
CBDCs
How are central banks engaging with the rise of digital currencies?
RAMPING UP DIGITAL PROPOSITIONS
Canadian e-FX providers look to meet increased demand
SMART ORDER ROUTERS
Helping to address the changing needs of FX
FX LIQUIDITY
Exploring the benefits of more customised pools
PROVIDER OF THE MONTH
Why e-FX clients are in safe hands with Commerzbank
COVER INTERVIEW: CHRISTOPHER MATSKO
Head of FX trading services at FactSet

 

FX 2021 Exploring the digital road ahead

Market Commentary

The dawn of 2021 is greeting foreign exchange professionals with new and ever more complex geopolitical, regulatory and compliance challenges, but those who have harnessed technology to their advantage will survive, even thrive....show more

Ramping up the digital proposition: Canadian e-FX providers look to meet increased demand

Regional eFX Perspective

The Canadian foreign exchange market has grown dramatically over the past 15 years. Ever since the Bank of Canada and its subsidiary group - the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee (CFEC) - began publishing average daily turnover numbers in April 2006, the market has more than doubled in that time....show more

 

Commerzbank: Why e-FX clients are in safe hands with this bank

Provider Profile

Commerzbank continues to innovate the range of e-FX trading tools and capabilities it offers its clients. e-Forex spoke to Dmitry Ilyaev, the bank’s Singapore based Global Head of eFX trading to learn more about its current offerings and how these enabled it to be there for its clients in the darkest days of last year’s Covid-19 lockdowns....show more

FactSet: Moving to the forefront of Institutional FX trading

e-Forex Interview

Following Portware’s acquisition by FactSet in October of 2015, the firm’s Multi-Asset Enterprise Trading platform has emerged as the go-to solution for advanced analytics and automated trading capabilities among the “Trillion Dollar Club” of the asset-management community....show more

 

The evolving role of the Smart Order Router in FX

Technology

In this article, Medan Gabbay, Chief Revenue Officer at Quod Financial, explores the evolution of Smart Order Routing in FX by looking at what are the characteristics of smart order routing and how it can address the changing needs and challenges faced by the FX market in the future....show more

DMALINK: The boutique electronic price discovery and execution venue

Provider Profile

DMALINK is a boutique electronic price discovery and execution venue for professional FX traders streaming anonymous, proactively tailored and sustainable pricing with particular focus on Emerging Markets, Scandie crosses and CE3. We spoke with Founding Partner Michael Siwek to learn more about his firm and the products it offers....show more

 

CBDCs - How are central banks engaging with the rise of digital currencies?

Blockchain and CryptoCurrencies

Central banks have been pondering for some years the benefits and risks of introducing digital currencies but events are now converging that may speed up their adoption, writes Richard Willsher....show more

 

Risk Management: Helping brokers get to grips with an increasingly multi-layered and mission critical process

FX Brokerage Operations

Nicholas Pratt sets out to discover what issues brokers should consider in order to implement more advanced and modern risk management programmes....show more

 

Exploring the benefits of more customised FX liquidity pools

FX Brokerage Operations

By Noel Singh, Head of eFX Business Development at Sucden Financial....show more