Day: December 4, 2019

Adrian Lee & Partners Launches New Fund

Adrian Lee & Partners (AL&P) has launched a new fund, the Global Macro Alpha Fund. The firm says the fund was launched in response to client demand and seeks to generate consistent excess returns for institutional investors through diversification of macro asset class, region and alpha source, while minimising risks and volatility. The fund is […]

GFXC to Add Algo Guidance to FX Global Code

The Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) at its meeting in Sydney this week established five areas of focus for its work to maintain the FX Global Code, with algo execution and transaction cost analysis (TCA) being added to the existing workstreams around buy side outreach, disclosures, anonymous trading and execution principles. According to GFXC chair […]

Citi Partners with Rapid Addition for Fix Connectivity

Citi has appointed electronic trading platform provider Rapid Addition as one of its core FIX platform partners for currency trading and integrated the Rapid Addition Fix engine, as well as the Rapid Addition Hub platform, into its new pricing technology for spot FX, which clients can connect to in co-locations across London, Tokyo, New York, and Singapore. The Fix […]

FXCM Pro Launches Data Product

Retail broker FXCM Pro has unveiled a series of new data products, effectively making its internal trading and execution data available to clients. The data will include analysis of the firm’s customers’ positions, providing what the firm says is actionable insights and an accurate representation of real-time client behaviour. It also includes the firm’s core […]

How Soon Will Instant FX Settlement Be Possible?

By Brian Charlick, Risk & Regulation Financial Services, CGI During the past decade we have witnessed a significant shift in the payments and banking landscape. A drive to mobile banking, fintechs, younger tech-savvy demographics and new global financial instruments have driven up payments volumes. This pattern of increased volumes has coincided with ever increasing demands […]

Federal Reserve Terminates BofA FX Action

The US Federal Reserve has announced it is terminating its 2015 enforcement action against Bank of America for unsound practices in its FX business that led to the bank paying a $205 million fine. The termination, which took place on November 22 but was only announced December 3, ends a saga that started following a […]