FX

Articles

26 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

COVID-19 disruption and record levels of market volatility provide a serious test of FX trading business continuity plans (BCP). A Refinitiv survey of more than 400 clients provides insight into how FX market participants are coping with the ongoing disruption.

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12 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

Citi has conducted a review of the FX platform vendors it deals with, resulting in it disconnecting from 12 of the 53 vendors, simplifying connectivity and reducing maintenance costs.

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09 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

24 Exchange has received a strategic investment from Standard Chartered. Geoff Kot, Standard Chartered's Global Head of FX Trading, Geoff Kot, will join 24 Exchange's Board of Directors.

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05 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

MUFG Investor Services has announced two new appointments. Hans Jacob Feder is Managing Director and Global Head of FX Services and Alberto (“Al”) Baptiste is Executive Director and Head of FX Sales.

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02 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

TrueFX has announced the launch of the TrueFX Clearing Member network, with Axicorp, FXCM and Velocity Trade providing access to the buy-side.

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25 Feb 2020 — Deputy Editor

Barclays has become the 14th LP on FXSpotStream’s price streaming service, joining BofA Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank AG, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, MUFG Bank, Standard Chartered, State Street and UBS.

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12 Feb 2020 — Deputy Editor

9th Gear Technologies, the FX platform using blockchain to provide intra-day credit and same day settlement, is a step closer to launch after it successfully completed its first test trade between 2 counterparties on the 9th Gear platform.

The USD/CAD trade was completed yesterday (11th February) in the MarketFactory Test Lab environment.

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28 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Redline Trading Solutions, the provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, announced today that it supports connectivity to 24 Exchange, the OTC trading platform.

Launched in December 2019, 24 Exchange currently offers streaming and RFQ liquidity for FX NDFs.

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22 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Digital Vega, the leading FX Options e-trading platform and provider of FX Options trading solutions, has appointed Rob Wemyss as a Non Executive Director and Head of Business Development, to support its ongoing product development and global expansion strategy.

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16 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

BNP Paribas is to launch an eFX pricing and trading engine in Singapore, enhancing the country’s reputation as Asia’s FX trading hub.

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13 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

INTL FCStone Inc. has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire GIROXX GmbH in Frankfurt. Closing is conditional upon the approval of the BaFin.

GIROXX provides online payment and FX hedging services to SME’s in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. INTL FCStone’s services will be offered to GIROXX's corporate client base.

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17 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

Citi has appointed Rapid Addition as one of its core FIX platform partners for FX trading, integrating the Rapid Addition FIX engine and Hub platform into its technology stack. The Rapid Addition FIX engine claims to enable low latency trading, while the Hub platform delivers scalability in client on-boarding and configuration.

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