FX

Articles

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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16 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

CME Group has hit a new single-day volume record for its FX futures - 2.7 million contracts were recorded on Dec. 11, 2019, which surpasses the previous record of 2.5 million contracts set on June 14, 2017.

Open interest (OI) for CME Group FX futures also reached a record 2.3 million contracts on Dec. 11, 2019, up from the previous OI record of 2.2 million contracts set on Dec. 10, 2019.

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09 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

24 Exchange has gone live with its first product, FX NDFs. The trading platform enables institutional market participants to anonymously exchange FX NDFs, creating an additional liquidity pool for the market. 24 Exchange claims to reduce the costs of exchanging financial assets for its participants and eliminates market data fees. The company delivers 24-hour access to liquidity for customers.

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06 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

Nomura has selected Pico to build, host and manage its new FX and rates trading platform, enabling faster transaction times between its co-located in data centres based in NY4, LD4 and TY3.

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04 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

Caplin, the specialist provider of desktop and mobile e-trading technology, today announced that it had won ‘Best Use of Agile Methodology’ at the American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs).

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19 Nov 2019 — Deputy Editor

Moscow Exchange (MOEX) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) to unify the liquidity pools for trading in RMB/RUB on the two platforms.

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18 Nov 2019 — Bill Hodgson

CLS has announced that it will be releasing an FX Forward volume dataset as part of its suite of executed trade data products.

FX Forward volume data will focus on outright forwards and swaps, which provide an aggregated view of the forward market. 

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07 Nov 2019 — Bill Hodgson

CLS has apppointed Deborah Hrvatin as Chief Risk Officer, where she will lead the Risk function globally.

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