Trading Operations

Peer-to-Peer trading:
Exploring the benefits
and possibilities for FX

The notion of peer-to-peer trading isn’t new in FX. Despite the promise, this trading
model had previously struggled to find traction. However, recent changes ….

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Matching FX algo
intelligence with
trading intentions

The use of FX algos was already on the increase, but market conditions in the past two years have noticeably accelerated the trend and the rise looks set to…

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Exploring the benefits
of White Labelled
e-FX option platforms

The FX market is a highly diverse place, with institutions trading multiple assets of varying complexities. FX options typically do not account for the..

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Voice, Electronic, Hybrid
Exploring the alternative trading
models for FX broking

Electronification has long been a trend in the institutional markets. Generally speaking, electronification is a natural part of market maturation and aids in …

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The shifting landscape
of FX execution for
Fund Managers

If you are the CFO, COO, FD, FC or Treasurer at a fund manager, there is an increasing likelihood that at some point in your career you will encounter FX…

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Why you need independent data to differentiate between execution processes

All transaction costs can be more accurately defined as search costs.  In over the counter (OTC) markets, such as Foreign Exchange, the fair price is hidden.

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Streamlining workflows

Creating a paradigm shift in post trade FX The importance of achieving greater post-trade efficiency is increasingly being recognised by the FX industry. Yet unlike other asset classes, overcoming the myriad of complex challenges that exist in FX post-trade has often prevented firms from seriously dedicating time and resources to improving these workflows. But as […]

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FX Business Resilience – Planning Taking steps to maintain your mission critical operation

It’s not an understatement to say that the foreign exchange (FX) industry has had to fundamentally rethink its definition of, and approach to, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery (DR) over the course of the last year.

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Sizing up your partners: Using data driven decisions to justify onboarding a new FX Liquidity Provider

In FX, margins are tight – so tight, in fact, that there isn’t any margin for error. Financial institutions can easily and quickly go from being slightly profitable to slightly unprofitable and therefore understanding the decisions which impact these margins is crucial.

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Balance and compromise within the Best Execution process

Best execution as a concept continues to be the subject of much debate across the industry, with both liquidity providers and takers, and asset owners, having different opinions and definitions.

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