Day: 21 January 2020

Green New CEO at Kooltra

Kooltra, a provider of cloud-based, integrated middle and back office technology for FX markets, has appointed James “Jay” Green as chief executive officer. Green succeeds founder Adam Katz, who will become chief product officer and lead Kooltra’s product strategy, engineering and product development teams. Prior to joining Kooltra, Green worked in a consultancy role having left […]

Dexeus Handed New Role at TD Securities

Iván Dexeus has been handed a new role at TD Securities, where he will now be tasked with leading the firm’s regional FX business out of Dublin. When asked whether Dexeus’ new role and relocation from London to Dublin was a reaction to Brexit, a spokesperson for TD Securities says that as part of the […]

GCEX Partners with PrimeXM

GCEX, a digital asset and currency trading platform, has successfully integrated with PrimeXM’s XCore, a low-latency aggregation, risk management and reporting trading system. The PrimeXM partnership will allow participants of the XCore community to access GCEX liquidity. XCore is installed and managed by PrimeXM’s infrastructure in the LD4, NY4 and TY3 Equinix data centres. Lars […]

Central Bank Group to Assess the Case for Digital Currencies

Six central banks, along with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to assess the potential use cases for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions. The central banks involved in the group are: the Bank of England (BoE), the Bank of Japan (BoJ), the European Central Bank (ECB), […]

CLS Volumes Decline Marginally in December

The average daily volume (ADV) of trades submitted to CLS was $1.6 trillion in December, down 0.5% month-on-month, but up 2.8% year-on-year. Swaps trades accounted for $1.1 trillion of this total ADV last month, down 8.3% from the $1.2 trillion recorded in November 2019, but up 4.6% compared to December 2018. The total ADV of […]

Broadway Rolls Out New Functionality for FICC Platform

Broadway Technology has rolled out new functionality for repo trading on its FICC trading platform, introducing complete and automated workflows for trading, hedging and collateral management on a global scale. This functionality – called RepoTrader – aims to integrate and streamline the repo trading lifecycle for major institutions. It encompasses connectivity to multiple repo markets, […]

HSBC Launches FX Flexpay for Global Payments

HSBC has launched a new service, FX Flexpay, which enables clients to make automated, international payments in more than 140 currencies, using a single API. FX Flexpay connects Global Disbursements – the bank’s system for cross-border, low value mass payments – with FX FlexRate, HSBC’s proprietary FX pricing technology that guarantees FX rates or offers […]

P&L Talk Series with Sucden Financial’s Kirsty Gillies

Kirsty Gillies, global head of e-FX sales at Sucden Financial, talks to Profit & Loss about how the firm is expanding in different geographies, the impact of fintechs on the e-FX industry and the importance of diversity in the workplace. Profit & Loss: Sucden Financial has been expanding its presence in Hong Kong lately, is […]