Regional Perspectives

Electronic FX trading
in Singapore

Rapid technological improvement and an environment that fosters electronic innovation are boosting e-FX volumes in Singapore.

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Electronic FX
in the MENA

Exploring the role that e-FX
workflows are playing in
digital transformation
across the MENA

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Electronic FX trading
in the Nordics

As electronification sweeps through global FX markets, how have the Nordics reacted?

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e-FX on the up
down under

Australia’s FX market continues to grow in both corporate and institutional markets thanks to rising commodity prices and…

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Electronic FX in Latin America: Tremendous growth on the horizon

Nicholas Pratt examines the growth of FX e-trading across Latin America and the various factors driving its adoption.

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Progressive concentration – The Singapore e-FX growth story continues

The Singapore dollar has been one of the fastest growing emerging market currencies of the last 20 years. When the Bank for International Settlements first started tracking foreign exchange flows in 1989, the currency only traded roughly $2 billion in average daily volume. Fast forward to the latest triennial survey published in 2019, and that […]

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Demand for e-FX services continues to grow across the Middle East

Compared to other more established regions around the globe, electronic foreign exchange trading in the Middle East is still emerging. However, new technology and burgeoning business opportunities are quickly making it one of the hot new areas in FX. The natural demand for currency transactions in the Middle East region are typically precipitated by three […]

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The Nordics: What’s next for this already highly electronic FX market?

We explore how the electronic trading market has been evolving across the Nordic region and what steps leading providers have been taking to meet growing demand for new technology and digital FX solutions. The foreign exchange market in the Nordics region has established itself as a mainstay of European finance in the past 10 years. […]

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

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. The Canadian foreign exchange market has […]

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E-FX accelerates Down Under

Electronic FX trading in the Australian market had already migrated substantially to e-platforms. Covid 19 has boosted the trend, writes Richard Willsher. By the end of 2019, between 85 and 92% of FX trading by volume by Australia’s largest financial institutions was conducted on-line. An annual survey of the market by Peter Lee Associates interviewed […]

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