Market Commentaries

The potential for Distributed Ledger Technology to reduce FX Settlement Risk

In an effort to eliminate principal risk, in December 2020, the BIS issued supervisory guidance recommending using PvP settlement where practicable2 - a m...

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Increased electronification, higher costs, and lower yields for LPs: How will FICC markets evolve?

All market participants desire efficient markets and low cost risk transfer. Electronification has seemingly offered a path to achieving this. However, is...

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FX Credit – Central Utility Model: Balancing the appropriate level of risk vs control in a dynamically evolving global FX OTC execution ecosystem

By Basu Choudhury, Head of Strategic Initiatives, and Igor Zubkov, Head of Credit & Documentation services at Traiana Over the last 20 years, the e...

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Next-Gen Best Execution: Capital Optimization

Most major banking organizations are already in scope of UMR; however, from September 2021 many of their customers will also be subject to the rules. That...

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FX Automation – what does the future hold?

In its November 2020 impact paper, “The State of Capital Markets Post-Pandemic: Major Paradigm Shifts,” Aite Group reported on its findings from inter...

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Harnessing the power of more automation

Automation post pandemic: Helping asset managers upgrade their eFX operations When it comes to Foreign Exchange (FX) trading the Covid19 pandemic uncov...

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P2P Models in FX: Delivering sustainable benefits to the buy side

For buyside firms, there are currently a number of challenges which need to be overcome in their aim to achieve best execution for their investors. This i...

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FX 2021 Exploring the digital road ahead

This year, we hope, will be much different than last year. In January and early February 2020, the FX market seemed almost sluggish, reflected in suppress...

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The growing electronification of the NDF Market

As financial markets globally continue to develop their electronic trading capabilities it only makes sense that even the more illiquid and opaque instrum...

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