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One of the planks of regulatory reform is having a rocky birth, P&L’s staff report. Although in recent months much attention has been focused on trade execution following the advent of SEF trading on October 2, market participants – especially ...

16:37 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

LCH Live with Buy Side Clearing

Nicola Tavendale reports on a major step forward for the clearinghouse. LCH.Clearnet’s ForexClear has expanded its FX derivatives clearing service with the launch of a new offering for buy- side clients. ForexClear is now available to buy-side clients ...

16:24 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

Buy Side to Access ParFX

Originally slated as a bank-only platform, ParFX is working to add the buy side. Colin Lambert reports. Tradition’s ParFX platform is extending access to the buy side from its initial group of bank customers. The move has been met ...

16:21 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

Confusion Leads to NDF Drain

Galen Stops reports on how the introduction of SEFs has impacted the NDF market.  Footnote 88 caught many market participants off guard as it included a range of new products that had to be traded on Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), including ...

16:19 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

TradingScreen Unveils RiskHub

TradingScreen has launched RiskHub, which it says will help Futures Commissions Merchants provide real-time credit checks to comply with Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Under Title VII, most swaps are subject to mandatory clearing, and FCMs have one minute ...

16:18 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

ISDA Adds EMIR Tool

A new tool has been added to ISDA Amend in a bid to facilitate compliance with new regulatory requirements such as those being introduced under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The EMIR Counterparty Classification Tool is available on the ...

16:17 December 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

SuperD Unveils DGX Direct

SuperDerivatives has extended its market data offering with the launch of DGX Direct, a real-time data feed that streams directly into customers’ systems. The new service will stream real-time, snapshot and end-of-day data for all cash and derivatives instruments in ...
Multi-bank aggregation service FXSpotStream, has expanded its service to include the streaming of spot precious metals. Existing liquidity providers to FXSpotStream are now able to stream spot FX and spot precious metals prices using the same existing connection. “As we ...
New analysis from GFMA highlights how big a challenge the clearing of FX options really represents. Nicola Tavendale reports.  Genuine growth opportunities are rare in any market, and foreign exchange is no exception. So the potential to capture even a ...
Singapore Exchange is seeking to leverage existing strengths for its new FX futures contracts, Colin Lambert reports. Aside from some national futures exchanges specialising in their local currency, FX futures traders in Asia have typically relied on extra- regional providers ...