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SEF Volumes: Changing Liquidity Patterns Since the introduction of SEFs, the liquidity on these platforms has remained very sticky, with clear incumbents in each asset class. But what does the data tell us about changing liquidity patterns and could competition be about to heat up ...
The FX industry’s favourite conference returned to Chicago in September, drawing record numbers. Close to 600 attendees converged in the Windy City for the annual Profit & Loss Forex Network Chicago conference in September to network, tour the exhibition hall and ...
FX continues to gain exemptions from the global authorities. Colin Lambert reports. Physically delivered FX forwards and swaps have been exempted in the final framework establishing the margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives, published by regulators. The Basel Committee on ...
As one of the first banks to identify technology as a differentiator, in hindsight it is no surprise that UBS became a major prime broker at the same time it became the first major e-FX bank. The bank, across its ...
Morgan Stanley is taking a new approach to its FX prime brokerage business that focuses on a “three pillars” strategy – reversing the “all things to all people” approach put into place several years ago. Julie Ros reports. Morgan Stanley’s ...
It is fair to say that HSBC took its time getting into the FX prime brokerage business, whether to do so or not vexed the minds of several business heads at the bank before the decision to go ahead was ...
By focussing on banks, proprietary trading firms, broker-dealers and funds INTL FCStone is positioned to focus on sectors not serviced by the traditional players. Julie Ros reports.  INTL FCStone LLC operates in a somewhat unique space within the FX prime ...
Jason Vitale, global head of FX prime brokerage and European head of fixed income PB at Deutsche Bank, neatly sums up the ethos of the unit: “Success in this business means aligning yourself with all aspects of your client’s ...
Since taking over Citi’s global FX prime brokerage business last year, Sanjay Madgavkar has been applying his background in margin FX, e-commerce and FX sales and trading to extend the business across client types and geographies. Julie Ros reports. ...
It is easy to consider BNP Paribas as a relatively new player in the FX prime brokerage space, but that would be wrong. As an institution, BNP Paribas entered FXPB around five years ago, but it did so through buying ...