In the FICC of It

Data is very much on Colin Lambert’s mind this week, but not in the usual sense. Thursday saw two glitches involving economic data releases, one of which had a comedy element, the other more troublesome, and while he understands mistakes happen, he wonders if we are going to see more of these incidents following the […]
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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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In the FICC of It

On this week’s podcast Colin Lambert is joined by Xav Porterfield, head of research at New Change FX (NCFX), to discuss a new method of measuring execution quality – the unit cost of volatility (UCV). Porterfield explains how the measurement actually derives from a landmark market impact paper in the mid-1990s before the two delve […]
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The True Cost of Trading

At Profit & Loss Dial-in Day Frankfurt, Colin Lambert, managing editor, spoke to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group about the true cost of trading in FX markets. In a lively conversation Mercer outlines guidelines for understanding the truecost of trading and along the way talks about the opportunity cost of hold times, the value […]
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Digital Vega Rolls Out Hydra Exotics

FX Options multi-dealer platform provider Digital Vega has rolled out a new exotics platform as it seeks to eat into the dominant share of this market held by the bank single dealer platform. To date, developments in the FX options multi-dealer world have been limited to vanilla products, such as those supported by Digital Vega’s […]
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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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Does the World Look Different Now?

To view the video please log in to the site In a one-on-one interview during Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London on April 29th, David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, which operates multiple institutional exchanges for FX and crypto currency trading, including LMAX Digital, based in the UK, discussed pre- and post-pandemic markets with Profit […]
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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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