FX Brokerage Operations

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How smart infrastructure can respond to market changes and build better relationships between brokers and clients

How smart infrastructure can respond to market changes and build better relationships between brokers and clients

Baseline requirements for broker connectivity are accelerating. It is no longer acceptable to have a static series of standard connections, and have those stay the same for years...
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Build vs buy - Key considerations when seeking best in class trading platform technology to satisfy your clients demands

Build vs buy - Key considerations when seeking best in class trading platform technology to satisfy your clients demands

When heavyweight competitors have the ability to invest millions of dollars in their product offerings, the reality is that many smaller brokers who are limited to a generic trading platform or even a modest proprietary interface are likely to struggle to maintain client relationships in the long term.
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Prime benefits become more apparent for Non-Banks in today’s trading environment

Prime benefits become more apparent for Non-Banks in today’s trading environment

With everything that has happened in the past 18 months – the COVID-19 pandemic, the mounting geopolitical tensions and the collapse of the oil market to name a few – it’s no surprise to see Non-Bank financial institutions (NBFIs) wanting more security when accessing credit as well as pricing and execution, writes Justin Boulton, Head of FX Prime Brokerage at FXCM.
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Retail’s revenge & how to level your brokerage up in 2021

Retail’s revenge & how to level your brokerage up in 2021

Over the past year, plenty of column inches have been devoted to how the Covid crisis has been a boon to the retail trading industry. Registrations and volumes are up almost across the board, and it seems as though entirely new demographics are venturing out into the world’s capital markets.
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Risk Management: Helping brokers get to grips with an increasingly  multi-layered and mission critical process

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

Nicholas Pratt sets out to discover what issues brokers should consider in order to implement more advanced and modern risk management programmes.
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Exploring the benefits of more customised FX liquidity pools

By Noel Singh, Head of eFX Business Development at Sucden Financial.
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Caveat emptor: As counterparties continue to champion technology, what really counts in the quest for great liquidity?

Financial institutions making bold claims about how they offer ‘best in class’ technology, delivering ‘world beating functionality’ and providing ‘unparalleled usability’ are nothing new. An explosion of innovative fintech providers in the FX space have ....
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Cloud-based business intelligence: Unlocking new opportunities for FX brokers

Advanced data analytics are now available to brokers without them having to develop proprietary software, unlocking a new frontier for business growth, writes Andrew Ralich, Co-Founder and CEO, oneZero.
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Making the most of your Market Data

The past few decades have seen what can only be described as a revolution in data. A generation ago, businesses from every industry rushed to develop an online presence. More recently, building upon the exponential growth of the internet
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FXPB meets Covid-19: How resilient was your trusted Prime Broker during the crisis?

Nicholas Pratt investigates how well Prime Brokerages have passed the tests and overcome the challenges posed by the pandemic.
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Leverage caps - ASIC releases submissions to its Consultation Paper

Quinn Perrott and Sophie Gerber report on how the industry has responded to the release by ASIC of Consultation Paper 322.
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Top Stories

Provider Profile

CMC MARKETS - Talking with the magicians of liquidity

CMC MARKETS - Talking with the magicians of liquidity

CMC Markets institutional suite provides top class liquidity services across multiple asset classes. The company offers a flexible approach so that clients can connect to its liquidity by using either proprietary trading platforms, or via third-party technology. We talked to Richard Elston, Group Head of Institutional at the firm to tell us more.
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Recent Appointments

GMO-Z.com Trade UK hires Ramy Soliman to drive institutional offering

GMO-Z.com Trade UK hires Ramy Soliman to drive institutional offering

Ramy Soliman is well known to readers of e-Forex and has huge experience within the FX space. Now working as Chief Strategy Officer at GMO-Z.com, he will be driving the growth of the broker’s institutional business. We asked him about his strategy for achieving this.
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Partner Content

How Tools for Brokers has undergone a major business transformation in the middle of economic crisis and stayed profitable

How Tools for Brokers has undergone a major business transformation in the middle of economic crisis and stayed profitable

The history of Tools for Brokers (TFB) began 10 years ago when the world and the Forex market both looked very different compared to today. Back then, there was less competition, less regulation, and most definitely less understanding of the best way to move forward.
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Impressive global growth continues at IS Prime

Impressive global growth continues at IS Prime

IS Prime, part of ISAM Capital Markets, is one of the fastest growing Prime of Prime brokers globally. The FCA regulated firm has a reputation for excellence in terms of liquidity, multi-asset execution and risk consultancy services for institutional clients. e-Forex talks to Managing Partner, Raj Sitlani to find out more.
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Gold-i accelerates development of Matrix

Gold-i accelerates development of Matrix

Following recent announcements about the expansion of Gold-i’s development team, e-Forex spoke to Chris James, Chief Technology Officer at Gold-i to find out more about the innovative FinTech company’s current product development focus and future plans.
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Expert Opinion

By Albina Zhdanova, COO at Tools for Brokers

Broker checklist: What to request from your bridge solution.

Forex brokerage is a complicated yet very rewarding business. With new regulations constantly introduced, clients growing more and more demanding, and ever-increasing competition, it might seem like more trouble than it’s worth. Whilst there is no single recipe for success, surrounding yourself with the best people and best software can make the process ....
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine May 2021