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Georges Bory, managing director and co-founder of Quartet FS argues for a change in how we handle market risk.  It is well-documented that the financial crisis prompted a review of risk management across the banking sector. Whether due to new ...

in Analysis, Markets

Yen the Star as FX Volumes Soar

Colin Lambert reports on the latest series of FX turnover surveys, which offer some food for thought.  The return of volatility to the Japanese yen has helped drive a surge in turnover in the major FX centres, according to data ...
By Patrick Artus, Chief Economist, Natixis  Given the vast improvement of the US economy over the past year, many analysts are surprised that the depreciation of the euro against the dollar hasn’t been more prevalent, particularly when you compare ...
One of the enigmas of the era that has witnessed such strong growth in e-trading has been the relative lack of uptake in FX swaps. The most recent semi annual turnover surveys in the UK had over 66% of spot business ...
Over the last 10 years, the global foreign exchange market has seen volumes grow at pace, with average daily trading volume reaching an estimated $4.68 trillion by the end of last year, contributed to in part by a spike in retail FX ...

in Analysis, Markets

Pre-Trade Checking Advances

Two initiatives are underway to tackle the thorny issue of pre-trade credit checking in OTC derivatives.  Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi and Goldman Sachs have signed up as futures commission merchants (FCMs) to use MarkitServ’s Credit Centre, a ...
Options trading platform, SurfacExchange, is stopping live trading on its platform as the firm “re-strategises” its business model and focus, ahead of regulatory changes. Speaking to Profit & Loss, Ludovic Saverys, chairman of SurfacExchange, says that the firm has now reached ...
Options trading platform, SurfacExchange, is stopping live trading on its platform as the firm “re-strategises” its business model and focus, ahead of regulatory changes. Speaking to Profit & Loss, Ludovic Saverys, chairman of SurfacExchange, says that the firm has now reached ...
Alice Attwood reports as a landmark nears. CME Group will launch its new London-based derivatives exchange, CME Europe, on 9th September, subject to regulatory approval. Created to expand and enhance CME’s client offering, the new exchange will initially offer ...
The same week that the MAS issued its report into alleged collusion over NDF fixings, the industry was hit with another, separate claim, as Colin Lambert reports. Although the foreign exchange industry has, by and large, been an onlooker into ...