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P&L Talk Series with Franck Mikulecz Franck Mikulecz, managing director of the newly established clearing house FXCH, explains why and how his firm is using distributed ledger technology to clear spot FX transactions. Profit & Loss: You’ve launched a clearing house to clear spot FX using ...
Spot Volumes Offer Mixed News for Platforms The BIS Triennial survey highlights the drop in spot volumes, but how does the platforms' performance compare over the same period?
Few Surprises in Latest BIS Figures So the latest Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Triennial Central Bank Survey is out and, as Profit & Loss previously reported, the headline figure is that the FX market has contracted in size from $5.3 trillion to $5.1 trillion traded per day over the past three years. This news seems to have caught very few people by surprise, however the survey shows spot foreign exchange volumes are lower while FX swaps activity has grown considerably, especially in Asian centres and in the yen.