Day: September 11, 2019

Zero Hash Launches Derivatives Settlement Service

Zero Hash, a digital asset and fiat currency custodian, calculation agent and settlement service, has begun supporting derivatives. Specifically, Zero Hash – which is owned by SeedCX – is now able to support all back office settlement functions for forwards, and the firm says that it will be expanding to options soon. The support of […]

CLS Volumes Remained Flat in August

The average daily volume (ADV) submitted to CLS was $1.75 trillion in August, flat compared to the previous month. However, this figure represents a 9% year-on-year increase. This flat month-on-month figure is in contrast to the primary venues, which saw an increase in trading activity in August, while Euronext FX, Cboe FX, FXSpotStream and Integral […]

HKEX Bids £31.6bn for LSEG

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has made a proposal to the board of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to combine the two companies in a deal worth £31.6 billion. This deal would scupper the proposed $27 billion deal for LSEG to buy Refinitiv. “LSEG and HKEX are two of the world’s premier market […]

BidFX Adds Jump as LP

Execution management system provider BidFX has announced the addition of non-bank market making firm Jump Liquidity to its ranks of liquidity providers. “With the rapid expansion of BidFX we are happy to see Jump Liquidity join our EMS in response to high client demand,” says BidFX CRO, John McGrath. “Their tailored liquidity will enrich the […]

The Real Revolution: Data and the FX Market

From origination through trading to settlement, Colin Lambert argues that data has revolutionised the foreign exchange industry more than any other single factor. “Even 10 years ago I probably heard the word ‘data’ once a month,” says Kate Lowe, head of trade services at State Street. “Now? It’s 40 times a day. As an industry […]