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Colin Lambert reports as one of the more talked about platforms of the past year is given a new name, and readies for launch. Additional reporting by Julie Ros. Interdealer broker Tradition has re- branded its TraFXpure venture ahead of ...
It may have been a good start to 2013, but as Colin Lambert reports, the data for October 2012 was anything but good. The latest round of FX committee surveys indicate that the decline in foreign exchange turnover seen in April 2012 accelerated ...
David Mercer, CEO of the firm, wants Lmax Exchange to be seen differently. He is keen to stress that it is not an ECN – it is a regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) that supports the trading of spot foreign exchange – ...
For the fifth time Profit & Loss is dusting off its crystal ball and attempting to peer into the future by predicting 10 themes likely to dominate the FX industry in the 12 months ahead. The regulatory landscape remains a little fluid but ...
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on 5 December unanimously approved a new rule which will place restrictions on how brokers can invest customer funds. The rule comes just over a month after hundreds of millions of dollars was discovered ...
The collapse of MF Global is proving significant for reasons other than it being one of the 10 largest bankruptcies in US history. The liquidation will require the unprecedented application of two vastly different bankruptcy and customer asset protection regimes that ...

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The Exchange Rush

Bourse Africa aims to become a world class venue alongside those in Asia and the Middle East and will offer cash-settled currency futures in all major African currencies against the US dollar at launch. Kirsten Hyde reports. Bourse Africa Limited, ...

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The Exchange Rush

In a time of historic capital markets reform and increased concern about counterparty risk, companies in the US are increasingly adopting a central clearing model and coming under the oversight of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Eris Exchange, a ...

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The Exchange Rush

The Brazilian exchange is overhauling its clearing systems as it seeks to create one of the world’s largest one-stop-shop clearinghouses. Brazilian exchange BM&FBovespa is partnering with Cinnober, a Swedish technology provider, to overhaul its clearing systems as it ...

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To Hire or To Fire?

The financial markets industry has been once again thrust into the limelight following revelations regarding rogue trading and fears over bank stability, but has this, coupled with global uncertainty, had an adverse effect on the forex jobs market? Alice Attwood ...