P&L Talk Series with David Mercer

David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange, talks to Profit & Loss about his views on the future of FX liquidity and the responsibility that trading venues have to monitor the trading activity taking place on their platforms.  Profit & Loss: One big talking point in the FX industry right now is the forthcoming code of conduct […]
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P&L Talk Series with Drew Niv

Drew Niv, CEO of FXCM, talks to Profit & Loss about rebuilding the firm’s image post-SNB and why he thinks that retail traders are better off on OTC platforms. Profit & Loss: So, just over one year on from the “SNB day”, how is FXCM doing? Drew Niv: We’re continuing with our publicly disclosed plan […]
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P&L Talks Series with Giovanni Pillitteri

Giovanni Pillitteri, who joined Global TradingSystems (GTS) as its new global head of FX trading this week, talks to Profit & Loss about his new brief and why the FX market is more interesting now than it has been in 15 years.     Profit & Loss: So Giovanni, you’ve previously spent your career on the […]
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P&L Talk Series with Chris Leaver

Chris Leaver, managing director of MarkitSERV FX and formerly chief operating officer at DealHub, talks to Profit & Loss about the need to update FX trading processes and how technology is changing the role of both buy and sell side institutions in this market. P&L: From a technological perspective, where do you still think there’s […]
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P&L Talk Series with Lee Sanders

Lee Sanders, head of trade execution, FX and fixed income at AXA Investment Managers, talks to Profit & Loss about the evolution of algo trading and why liquidity is not always a given in the FX market.  P&L: How do you think algorithms have evolved in the last 12-18 months? Lee Sanders: I think that […]
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P&L Talk Series with Alan Schwarz

Profit & Loss talks to Alan Schwarz, CEO of FXSpotStream, about competition amongst multibank FX platforms and why he thinks that FX trading is undergoing a structural shift towards a disclosed bilateral model. Profit & Loss: Today, on the four-year anniversary of FXSpotStream (FSS), you announced that Bank ofTokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has gone live on your […]
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P&L Talk Series with Michael Syn

Speaking at Profit & Loss’ Forex Network Singapore conference, Michael Syn, executive vice president, head of derivatives at SGX, gave his views on RMB internationalisation, the symbiotic and complementary relationship between OTC and ETD products, as well as opportunities to innovate in the commodity markets. Profit & Loss: Let’s start off by discussing the inevitable […]
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P&L Talk Series With John Turney

Profit & Loss talks to John Turney, head of outsourced foreign exchange solutions at Northern Trust, about why his firm has launched its first stand-alone FX product and the operational challenges facing investment managers trading FX.   Profit & Loss: You just launched ...
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P&L Talk Series With Patrick Fleur

Patrick Fleur, head of the trading and execution desk at Dutch asset manager PGGM gave his views on liquidity, risk, the Fix, internalisation and more at Profit & Loss Scandinavia. Profit & Loss: How do you think the events of the last two years have changed how you operate in the foreign exchange market? Patrick […]
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P&L Talk Series with David Rutter

Profit & Loss: What is the purpose of the new consortium that R3 has helped to form with the banks? David Rutter: We want to build this fabric – which is the open source financial ledger – that is secure, scalable and meets anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) requirements. In other words, we’re […]
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