Day: 9 July 2019

CLS Volumes Consistent with June Uptick

The average daily volume (ADV) of FX trades submitted to CLS was $1.88 trillion in June, up 16.1% from May, but down very slightly from the $1.899 trillion recorded in June 2018. The ADV of FX swaps sent to CLS was $1.303 trillion last month, up 15.8% from May, but flat year on-on-year. FX spot […]

Feng Joins JP Morgan

Henry Feng has joined JP Morgan as vice president, currencies and emerging markets trading, in Hong Kong. Feng joins after more than six years at HSBC, where he was most recently associate director, Greater China FX trading. In this role, he was also based in Hong Kong.

Quintenz: CFTC Staff De Minimis Report Highlights Need for Change in Regulation

A staff report issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Overight (DSIO) has been seized upon by CFTC commission Brian Quintenz to support his argument that the use of notional amounts for the $8 billion de minimis threshold for firms to be considered Swap Dealers is misguided. Quintenz has […]