e-Forex Magazine September 2020

e-Forex Magazine September 2020

Remote working risks in FICC markets
Embracing the potential of e-platforms
Leveraging new technology to overcome the constraints of Covid-19
A collaborative project between Mosaic Smart Data, CLS and MUFG
A lot to learn and some things to teach
SVP of Software Engineering at Devexperts


Crystal ball gazing Predicting the evolution of electronic FX option platforms

Market Commentary

Over the past several years, we have seen a continuous migration of client FX flows away from voice channels to electronic delivery channels. Recent surveys would suggest that +/- 80% linear products are now executed electronically...show more


Non-deliverable options clearing from LCH

Product Launch

As LCH’s ForexClear is about to start clearing non-deliverable foreign exchange options (NDOs) we asked Kah Yang Chong, Head of ForexClear Product, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to tell us more about this initiative....show more

Devexperts With Evgeny Sorokin, SVP of Software Engineering

e-Forex Interview

Talking with Evgeny Sorokin, SVP of Software Engineering at Devexperts: The firm that’s a techology launch pad for brokers of all sizes....show more


Empowering your sales team How banks can leverage new technology to overcome the risks and constraints of Covid-19


FX salespeople of the world, unite! Rise up, resist the tyranny of trading technology spend. Wave your laptops and mobiles in the air, thump your kitchen tables or wherever you happen to be home-working and demand, “Give us the tools to be able to do our jobs and cover clients as they deserve!”...show more


GCEX Bridging the gap between traditional finance and digital assets

Provider Profile

GCEX is a technology-agnostic platform, allowing brokers, funds and other professional traders to access deep liquidity in all the markets it offers. We spoke to CEO, Lars Holst, CFA, to discover more about the firm and how it intends to lead the next phase of financial digitalisation....show more

Examining remote working risks in FICC markets

Trading Operations

The FICC Markets Standards Board Limited (FMSB) recently published a Spotlight Review focusing on the risks associated with remote working in FICC markets. We republish this....show more

FX Options Embracing the potential of platforms


Regulatory requirements, clients’ drive for efficiency, and the experience of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic are spurring a shift of FX option activity to platforms....show more


FXLIQUIDITY Providing the FX market with the insights that it needs

Case Study

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. ...show more


The new landscape in Foreign Exchange

Expert Opinion

David Woolcock, Director, Business Consulting at Eurobase Banking, tells us why now, more than ever, integrating treasury and trading operations is helping banks and payment firms navigate the new landscape....show more


Risk Old and New - Crypto has a lot to learn and some things to teach

Blockchain and CryptoCurrencies

Digital assets are part of a broader class of financial innovations and arguably originated in e-money and credit card projects in the 1990s. However, a balance of your funds digitised, and accessed through even an ATM for cash, could also make it a ‘digital asset’. Computer-based representations of real-world assets are currently reimagined using tokens and smart contracts....show more


Is direct access to classic Tier One liquidity truly the Holy Grail for brokers?

FX Brokerage Operations

Any broker who is serious about delivering a high-quality trading experience for customers has to be prioritising liquidity. But in a world where the number of brokerages continues to grow, whilst direct access to Prime Broker accounts becomes ever more difficult, how are...show more