News that FastmatchFX founder Dmitri Galinov is planning a return to the FX industry dominates this week’s podcast as Colin Lambert and Galen Stops chat through the challenges and opportunities for the fledgling platform, which leads into a broader discussion around the NDF market in general.
Stops also recounts a meeting with an FX market maker who is feeling less than cheery about the prospects for the market, which feeds into two central questions this week – is now the time to be launching a platform and will volatility as it is generally accepted ever return?
On the subject of disruption, our podcasters also take a look at a novel approach to recruitment by XTX Markets, leading to Lambert throwing his own “quant” strategy into the ring.
UPDATE: In this week’s podcast it is 24 Exchange is described as being “based” in Bermuda. To be technically accurate, it should be noted that the company is domiciled in Bermuda but does not have any operations there.