Day: 29 January 2020

Making Peer-to-Peer Trading a Reality in FX

In this Profit & Loss video interview Jay Moore, CEO of FX HedgePool, says that peer-to-peer FX trading remains an attractive prospect for buy side firms and explains why previous attempts to make it a reality haven’t worked. Noting that peer-to-peer FX trading is hardly a new concept, Moore says that buy side firms have […]

Conlan Joins FX TCA Provider

FX Transparency (FXT), an independent provider of FX transaction cost analysis (TCA) to pension and endowment funds, asset managers and corporate treasurers, has hired Joe Conlan to lead its business development efforts. “Joe has the FX domain and marketing expertise to manage the rapid growth we’re experiencing due to compliance mandates like MiFID II, PRIIPs, […]

New Zealand Joins the Global Benchmark Reform Movement

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has issued a statement of support for the New Zealand Financial Markets Association’s (NZFMA) selection of New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate (OCR) as the country’s fall-back benchmark interest rate. “Global interest rate benchmarks, such as Libor, play a substantial role in the valuation of financial derivatives and contracts,” […]

Buckland Joins Cürex

The Cürex Group has announced that Jack Buckland has joined its ranks as vice president, European business development. Based in London, Buckland most recently worked in real money FX sales at Nomura International. Prior to that, he worked in institutional FX sales at Societe Generale with a focus on developing and growing buy side client relationships. Before moving […]

Diginex Hires Head of Investment Products

Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has appointed Shane Edwards as head of investment products, based in London. In this role, the firm says he will help to drive the transformation of the traditional financial industry into the digital era – specifically, he will be responsible for overseeing the design and delivery […]