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Editors Pick

Taking a closer look at the TORA & EBS partnership

Taking a closer look at the TORA & EBS partnership

e-Forex talks with Tom Mullooly, Head of US Sales at TORA
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Machine Learning in FX trading: Beyond the hype and some useful algos

Machine Learning in FX trading: Beyond the hype and some useful algos

Thomas A. Papapolyzos and Stelios Choumas outline a simple algo and ML based tool that can be used by FX traders to improve performance
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What is "To-Clear" Liquidity and how can it reduce your trading costs?

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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Upgrading FX payments systems to reduce risk without causing disruption

Upgrading FX payments systems to reduce risk without causing disruption

It goes without saying, payments are fundamental to the financial ecosystem. Whenever banks or financial institutions interact with one and another, such as through transactions or trades, it results in one or more subsequent payments.
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How SWIFT can help to manage FX settlement risk

How SWIFT can help to manage FX settlement risk

With over $18 trillion settled globally each day, it has never been more important for our community to find innovative ways to reduce settlement risk.
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FX Regulation in 2021

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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Fintech helping to reduce the cost of FX execution and hedging for SMEs

Fintech helping to reduce the cost of FX execution and hedging for SMEs

The process of transferring money between international bank accounts has changed immeasurably. Rewind a few decades to when businesses and consumers were forced to endure a costly and painful service with no alternatives to the banks and specialist money transfer companies that dominated the high street. 
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Special Report

Real-time FX data analytics: Exploring the productivity and competitive advantages

Real-time FX data analytics: Exploring the productivity and competitive advantages

For sell-side firms, differentiation in the foreign exchange (FX) market is an increasing challenge. With so many market makers in the spot market, competition is fierce and firms without a clear differentiator are finding it increasingly difficult to retain and win market share.
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Regional Perspective

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

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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Case Study

FXLIQUIDITY Providing the FX market with the insights that it needs

FXLIQUIDITY Providing the FX market with the insights that it needs

Matthew Hodgson, CEO and Founder of Mosaic Smart Data discusses FXLIQUIDITY, a collaborative project set up between Mosaic Smart Data, CLS and MUFG, delivering free FX liquidity insights to the market in response to the COVID-19 related market turmoil.
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Meet the Team

Sucden Financial: Uniquely positioned to offer superior liquidity and pricing to FX clients

Sucden Financial: Uniquely positioned to offer superior liquidity and pricing to FX clients

Sucden Financial has been offering institutional FX services for over 30 years and is a leading non-bank FX provider to a wide variety of clients who can leverage the firm’s expertise in creating & managing bespoke pools of liquidity. We talked to senior members of their e-FX team to discover more about the firms evolving product offering and how it’s working to stay at the forefront of the industry. e-Forex talks to senior members of Sucden Financial’s e-FX team to discover more about the firms evolving product offering.
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Provider Profile

Jefferies - Quickly moving to become a  pre-eminent FX service provider

Jefferies - Quickly moving to become a pre-eminent FX service provider

Jefferies Foreign Exchange offers clients the ability to trade using powerful and flexible e-commerce solutions or via traditional voice broking channels with its FX centers in New York, Singapore and London. The company has recently been ramping-up its FX capabilities. e-Forex asked Brad Bechtel, Global Head of Foreign Exchange at Jefferies, to tell us more about this and plans for growing the FX side of the business further.
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Expert Opinion

Digital transformation of FX banking: Meeting the evolving needs of Corporate and Institutional clients

Digital transformation of FX banking: Meeting the evolving needs of Corporate and Institutional clients

Over the past year, the pandemic has dramatically altered the way Multinationals, corporates, SMEs and institutional investors consider their foreign exchange exposure. With the return of volatility, they had to accelerate the pace at which they were implementing new ways of managing such exposure.
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine June 2021