At this point it is widely known in the FX market that there
is an initiative underway, being spearheaded by FastMatch, to build a
consolidated tape for FX, similar to the one that exists in equities.
But given the differences ...
David Wilkins, head of e-FX sales
for EMEA and Asia at Goldman Sachs, discusses the growth of
electronic EMFX trading on single bank platforms.Profit & Loss: In recent
years we’ve seen more and more EMFX business go electronic. Is ...
The plight of Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) in recent
years has been well documented. But can they adapt to survive and where are
there parallels with the changes taking place in FX prime services?
The FCM business model has been ...
A new paper suggests that shared source code can help deliver an efficient and best of breed “last mile”
check for automated trading systems. Colin Lambert takes a look and talks to the author.
It can hardly be said that ...
Pete Eggleston and Oliver Jerome have established a business to provide independent TCA services. Colin
Lambert talks to the founders of BestX about their ambitions and the challenges associated with being a
service provider in such a subjective field.
UBS has released a white paper which seeks to raise transparency levels around the bank’s liquidity provision
and risk management practices. Colin Lambert takes a look.
The last year or so has seen an increase in the level of ...
Structured products continues to represent a broad church –
there is a focus on FX structured products here, but it should
not be ignored that it is also about wider investment products and
the ability to build a basket of investments.
Last year we noted how competition levels in FX prime brokerage
dropped sharply and expressed the hope that they soon recover,
if not to prior levels then at least part of the way.
Therefore it is pleasing to report that ...
At the risk of sounding like a broken record we continue to
believe the appetite for research is changing. There is still
interest in content, but especially in markets so skittish how users
are consuming research is changing.
There are ...
There is so much emphasis on best execution, sourcing liquidity
and justifying actions in this world – most of which falls to the
algo execution teams to deliver – that there is a feeling this should
be our new top award!