INTL FC Stone Joins FXGO

INTL FCStone says its London FX desk is now a liquidity provider on Bloomberg’s FX electronic trading platform, FXGO. Joining the FXGO platform enables the firm to offer added efficiencies for market participants conducting FX trading, it says. Bloomberg’s FXGO allows service providers to contribute executable pricing across a wide range of currencies via the […]
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Savoy Joins FinTech Firm Ebury

Philippe Savoy has joined fintech platform Ebury Partners as head of Canada, based in Toronto. London-based Ebury provides global transaction banking through FX risk management, international payments, trade finance and currency accounts. Savoy spent nearly 24 years at RBC Capital Markets, last serving as managing director and head of FX sales for the Americas. Piror to […]
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“August” Shocks, Now the Wait

White House Watch provides the latest on the ongoing crisis, the response of the US government, and the reaction of the markets. With mass testing finally getting under way in the United States, health officials are holding their breath, waiting to see if the virus spread points to an “Italy” outcome or a wave of […]
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JPM Veteran Named as Euronext COO

Georges Lauchard has been named chief operating officer and member of the managing board of Euronext, pending all relevant corporate and regulatory approvals. He will oversee operational strategy, policies, and execution in support of Euronext’s ambition to become the leading market infrastructure in Europe and will take up his new role based in Paris on 17 […]
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FX The “Oasis of Relative Calm” in Markets as Analysts Ponder Next Moves

A series of coordinated central bank actions around the world has failed to stave off another collapse in equity markets with volatility spiking once again and several indices down more than 5% on the day. The Federal Reserve cut rates by 100bp on Sunday and promised further QE initiatives, it also suggested in its forward […]
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Central Banks Enhance Liquidity Swap Lines

The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss National Bank have announced a coordinated action to enhance the provision of liquidity via the standing US dollar liquidity swap line arrangements. These central banks have agreed to lower the pricing on the […]
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Fed’s Powell: “Had to do More”; Trump Happy

White House Watch takes a look at the latest US response to the Covid-19 crisis. The economic and financial response to the virus crisis took a giant step Sunday, a 100bp Federal Reserve rate cut to near zero, while the health care response was considerably less impressive, with disease testing still far short of what’s […]
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Andreyko Joins Edgewater

Edgewater Markets has announced the appointment of Brian Andreyko as chief product officer to its management team. Andreyko joins from TradAir, where he was chief business officer, managing the firm’s senior client relationships and global account and liquidity management. He has also held a number of senior positions including CEO of MakoFX/Liquidity Pool, EVP and […]
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BNPP Names New Head of LatAm Global Markets

BNP Paribas (BNPP) has promoted Luis Berlfein to head of Global Markets Latin America, based in New York. Berlfein, who has spent more than 15 years with BNPP in senior FX roles, will report to John Gallo and Hubert de Lambilly, co-heads of Global Markets Americas. Meanwhile, Heather Orrico was appointed head of sales for […]
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In the FICC of It

The podcast lives up to its name this week with an in-depth look at conditions in fixed income, credit and FX markets as volatility spikes continue in markets generally. After a few observations on bitcoin’s failure to live up to its hype as a hedge in times of turmoil and conditions in the FX market […]
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