Day: 15 January 2020

Wells to Head FX Swaps Strategy at 360T

Deutsche Börse’s 360T has appointed Gavin Wells as head of swaps strategy. Starting at the beginning of February, he will be based in London and report to Simon Jones, chief growth officer at 360T. Wells has previously run FX trading at Citigroup, led ForexClear at LCH and most recently was head of Europe at Digital Asset […]

Can Symbiont’s Blockchain Solution Change How FX Trades?

For many years, Symbiont deliberately avoided touching FX. But now, having partnered with Vanguard, it is building a decentralised network for FX trading that it claims could represent a major inflection point for the industry. Galen Stops reports. One thing that the team at Symbiont, a blockchain technology company founded in 2013, are adamant about […]

Liquidity Spillovers – Phenomena or Structural Change?

Colin Lambert reviews a new paper from the Bank for International Settlements’ Monetary and Economic Department, which suggests the direct links between liquidity conditions in FX spot and swaps markets are getting stronger – and that regulation is having a serious impact on the FX market’s functioning. At face value, the phrases “…the pricing of […]