Data Preview: After Partial Recovery in May; Focus Turns to June

After solid improvement in the May US data released over the last two weeks, the focus in the coming week turns to the early-June regional conditions data. June readings from the New York Fed and Philadelphia Fed released this previous week indicated continued improvement, with the Philadelphia Fed’s reading indicating positive growth in the region […]
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To Cross, or Not to Cross?

It is one of the oldest questions facing a trader – how best to work out of a position involving two currencies that are rarely, if at all, supported by most market participants. In the deep and distant past, when FX markets were predominantly voice-traded and risk was managed on a deal-by-deal basis, this question […]
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NCFX Fix Study Highlights the “Probabilities of Ruin”

A new study by New Change FX (NCFX) studies the cost outcomes of using the London 4pm WM Fix and while it is important to note that the company also offers a benchmarking of transactions service, the study indicates that the cost of trading at 4pm far outweighs the benefits on a 15/1 ratio. To […]
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Mosaic Smart Data Launches FX Analysis Service

In conjunction with CLS Group and Japanese bank MUFG, Mosaic Smart Data is launching FXLiquidity, a new analysis service that looks at liquidity levels in foreign exchange markets and aims to provide the FX market FX market with transparency as the market continues to experience high levels of volatility. The data offers graphical views of […]
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In the FICC of It

Two guests for the price of one on this week’s podcast as Colin Lambert is joined by Keiren Harris, co-founder of Data Compliance LLC to discuss the recent first quarter results, and the future of, the inter-dealer broking industry. Lambert sees some interesting observations in the reports regarding how people are trading, while Harris discusses […]
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Volatility’s Comeback – What Did We Learn?

Are we witnessing a fundamental change in how FX markets operate? That was one of the key themes discussed by panellists during the first session of Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London, which took place on April 29th. The first session looked at what we learned during recent volatile markets from traders’ perspectives as Logan Campbell, global […]
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Did FinTech Rise to the Challenges of Recent Events?

In last month’s Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London, industry experts looked at how fintech firms addressed the challenges of recent events. Panelists John Ashworth, CEO of Caplin Systems; Harpal Sandhu, CEO of Integral; and Rich Kiel, SVP and head of FX solutions at Kx during Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London. The panelists also […]
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Volatility’s Comeback – The Infrastructure

At Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London on April 29th, the second session looked at industry infrastructure, notably, what was the number one takeaway from the events of February and March?  The second session looked at what panelists saw as the main challenges around connectivity, market data and messaging. David Lyons, COO of EuronextFX; David […]
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FMSB Paper Calls for Further Data Standardisation

The second Spotlight Review published by the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) highlights the important role of data in financial markets and stresses that if markets are to remain stable and trusted, the rapid growth of new technology and of data science must be balanced with ever more effective governance and control. The latest paper […]
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Latest Profit & Loss Issue Now Live

The latest issue of Profit & Loss magazine is now live, click here to access it. In this issue we review the single dealer platform industry and discuss the latest innovations and ideas therein, as well as present the 2020 Digital FX Awards in full. FX market conditions are also in the spotlight as we […]
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