Since the introduction of SEFs, the liquidity on
these platforms has remained very sticky, with
clear incumbents in each asset class. But
what does the data tell us about changing
liquidity patterns and could competition
be about to heat up ...
Galen Stops takes a look at the different ways that technology is shaping regional banks' FX businesses.
Technology is increasingly changing how regional and
super regional banks access FX market liquidity and offer
it to their clients. The overall impact ...
LCH.Clearnet and CLS announced plans this summer to launch a service for clearing deliverable FX
products. But how exactly will the new system work and is there really demand for this type of service?
Galen Stops investigates.
In August, ...
AUD: The Ghosts of Overshoots Past
The AUD has sailed through levels which would be
considered fair relative to domestic economic
fundamentals and has begun to provide a stimulatory
tailwind to the non-mining economy.
Our analysis suggests that this is ...
By Callum Henderson, FICC Research, Standard Chartered Bank and Eddie Cheung, FICC Research, Standard Chartered Bank (HK) Limited
In the wake of the 11 August ‘adjustment’ to the USD/CNY fixing mechanism, markets have focused on the likelihood of a major ...
Matt O’Hara, CEO for the Americas at 360T, talks to Galen Stops about the future of multibank trading platforms, building a business in developing markets and why 360T is more than just a platform for corporates.
Galen Stops: When ...
Galen Stops looks at why buy side firms
are increasingly looking at new ways of viewing and analysing market data and
how this is helping them create new trading strategies.
increasingly allowing firms in a wide range of ...
Technological advancements have led to new vendors attempting to disrupt the financial terminal business. Galen Stops asks: Will they be able to challenge the incumbents?
The traditional terminals for financial services – operated primarily by Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters – have proven ...
JP Morgan’s rejuvenated single dealer offering is nearing completion, but as Colin Lambert finds out, the journey to this point has taken a different course to most offerings.
The story of platform development within the e-FX banking industry over ...
The US Federal Reserve
Bank has decided not to raise key interest rates in September, with chairwoman
Janet Yellen citing concerns about a global economic slowdown, low inflation in
the US and volatile stock markets as the reason for this ...