Industry Spotlights

Streaming NDFs
Building a better marketplace

The future of the NDF market has been a hugely popular talking point within the FX industry for the past couple of years, and now these conversations …

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Single Dealer Platforms:
Where are we heading?

The modern era of FX trading is widely recognised as beginning with FX Connect, launched by State Street in 1996 to replace voice trading with ….

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The inexorable rise of FX Algos

By Brendon Bigelli, EMEA Spot & Algo Specialist at 360T Arguably one of the most consistent trends within the FX industry in recent years has been the growing adoption of execution algos amongst market participants. This has been driven by a number of different factors. For instance, in a market where liquidity is heavily fragmented, […]

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The role of digital technologies in improving financial inclusion in frontier markets

According to the Global Findex Database, about 1.7 billion adults remain unbanked – meaning they do not hold an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider, the rise in digital technology in Africa provides opportunities for expanding financial inclusion

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Not just a pipe dream: Achieving same day settlement in FX

Technology enabling T+0 settlement exists and is utilised in the digital assets world, so why does it still take two days in the foreign exchange market (FX)? Andy Coyne, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Cobalt, believes that FX can benefit hugely from instant settlement and that with the right infrastructure and support, it can […]

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What is “To-Clear” Liquidity and how can it reduce your trading costs?

David Holcombe, Head of Product, FX Futures & FX Clearing at 360T explains that, far from being just an expensive post-trade add-on, central clearing actually represents a quantifiable economic opportunity for market participants.

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FX Regulation in 2021

In response to the 2008 crash by the G20, we have had an unending set of new regulations in Financial Markets since 2009. Fortunately, for the time being at least, the regulatory avalanche of requirements and regulation is beginning to slow. 

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What is driving the Buy-Side demand for FX Futures?

Joshua Hurley quizzes Chris Callander on the extent to which FX Futures can replicate the flexibility of an OTC market, the key drivers pushing buy-side firms towards these products and why there is growing demand for them regionally in Europe. JH:Can FX Futures really offer a viable alternative to the OTC market, which offers a […]

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