The real money sector is a fascinating one at the moment,
because it is at the centre of the upheaval around best
execution. Putting aside for one second the issues surrounding this
segment’s use of the WMR Benchmark Fix, ...
More than ever a good service to corporate FX clients is about
flexibility and the ability to provide for a huge range of
From the biggest multinational with its very
sophisticated technology and execution desk, through the standard
And so to our annual reminder that servicing one’s peers is
always the hardest task, mainly because their background is
similar, they could be potential competitors, and as far as service
levels go, they are very demanding!
As more ...
We have to repeat ourselves at the start of this award write up.
There is, as we have experienced over the past two years, a
degree of sensitivity over who we consider “regional” or “super
Generally speaking we have ...
We have long held the belief that where the G10 markets go in
terms of e-FX, so the emerging markets will follow.
this has been proven in how banks have added NDFs to their
pricing grids and platforms, ...
This award seeks to recognise new products, that while the idea
behind them may not be innovative per se, they do help
customers navigate the sometimes tricky waters of the FX market.
This can be done by a client facing ...
The e-commodities field remains a narrow one given several
banks’ exits from the business some years ago. Just about
every provider now offers precious metals trading, which is
unsurprising given the similarities to foreign exchange.
second ‘C’ in FICC ...
Two years ago we saw the rates space move on from a period of
treading water while it waited for the US regulators in particular
to make their minds up, to a fully fledged, modern, regulated
market. And although a ...
2015 was, we are confident to pronounce, the year that mobile
trading finally “arrived”. Previously it has been a story of those
that deliver content, those that offer “read-only” pricing and those
that offer everything including execution – overlaid with client
We were thinking (perhaps hoping) that 2016 would be the year
in which the FX options market’s structure was finally sorted
There was optimism over the availability of clearing services,
customers were more open to structured solutions for their ...