Day: May 23, 2016

HKEX Gets Green Light for RMB Futures

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has received regulatory approval to introduce its planned cash-settled EUR/RMB, JPY/RMB, AUD/RMB and RMB/USD futures on Monday, May 30. The RMB/USD futures will trade in US dollars and the others will trade in RMB.   Exchange fees for the new futures will be waived for Futures Exchange Participants […]

Roth to Step Down as NFA Head

The National Futures Association (NFA) has announced that its president and CEO, Daniel Roth, will retire in the coming year. NFA’s Board of Directors has authorised the formation of a committee to conduct a search for his successor. The search will consider both internal and external candidates. Roth joined NFA in September 1983 as an […]

What’s Up Doc? New Hires for GTX

Gain’s institutional arm, GTX, says it has hired David ‘Doc’ O’Connor and Jean Darsses as senior sales executives for its registered swap dealer (Sef). This provides agency execution services in spot, forwards, non-deliverable forwards, swaps, options in major and emerging market currencies. O’Connor and Darsses were most recently at BTIG. Before that, O’Connor worked at […]

Icap Launches EBS Treasury

Icap’s EBS BrokerTec has completed the rebranding of its old MyTreasury platform and launched EBS Treasury. This is as a cash and FX liquidity management product aimed at corporate treasurers. EBS Treasury now includes a fully-integrated FX offering, fed from EBS Direct. The company says the revamped platform acts as a single gateway to multiple […]

A Closer Look at: Mobile Trading

?David O’Byrne, director, FX global product head – Citi Velocity, talks about Citi’s mobile offering and details his expectations for the growth of mobile trading. Profit & Loss: So how would you say that your mobile offering differentiates itself from others in the market? David O’Byrne: As a first mover in this space our approach to […]

FXecosystem Live with Metamako

Connectivity provider FXecosystem has enhanced its network monitoring capabilities through a new partnership with deterministic network device specialist Metamako. Metamako’s network devices give FXecosystem’s clients the ability to ‘tap’ any in or outbound traffic across their entire network. They provide clients with advanced control and visibility of their network, including the ability to do dynamic […]