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17:55 May 1st 2013 in Analysis, Markets

The Economics of FXPB

Colin Lambert reports as one of the major FX prime brokers pulls its horns in. In its relative infancy, FX prime brokerage fees stood around the $25 per million mark, but since then the brokers have been pressured by an almost ...
History Made as Dealers Start to Report Trades Alice Attwood reports as financial markets participants start to report their trades. Registered swaps dealers are now submitting OTC derivative trade information to the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) US swaps data repository (SDR), the DTCC Data Repository (...
Many have come to drink at the FX options multi-dealer well, but how many will actually access liquidity? Colin Lambert takes a look at the industry landscape. It must be tempting for some to look at the developing FX options ...
Currency hedge fund, FX Concepts, has transitioned its automated currency market data and execution activity through software company, MarketFactory’s FX Aggregator. MarketFactory’s offering is a single Application Programming Interface (API) that provides access to more than 50 venues and ...
Colin Lambert reports as one of the more talked about platforms of the past year is given a new name, and readies for launch. Additional reporting by Julie Ros. Interdealer broker Tradition has re- branded its TraFXpure venture ahead of ...
It may have been a good start to 2013, but as Colin Lambert reports, the data for October 2012 was anything but good. The latest round of FX committee surveys indicate that the decline in foreign exchange turnover seen in April 2012 accelerated ...
David Mercer, CEO of the firm, wants Lmax Exchange to be seen differently. He is keen to stress that it is not an ECN – it is a regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) that supports the trading of spot foreign exchange – ...
For the fifth time Profit & Loss is dusting off its crystal ball and attempting to peer into the future by predicting 10 themes likely to dominate the FX industry in the 12 months ahead. The regulatory landscape remains a little fluid but ...
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on 5 December unanimously approved a new rule which will place restrictions on how brokers can invest customer funds. The rule comes just over a month after hundreds of millions of dollars was discovered ...
The collapse of MF Global is proving significant for reasons other than it being one of the 10 largest bankruptcies in US history. The liquidation will require the unprecedented application of two vastly different bankruptcy and customer asset protection regimes that ...