Tag: EBS


Primary FX Venues Report September ADV

The three primary FX venues all reported an increase in month-on-month activity in September, but unlike the host of venues to report earlier this month, only one of the three managed a year-on-on-year gain. CME Group says it handled just over one million contracts in its FX futures and options suite for a notional value […]

EBSI, ThinkFolio, Link Up

CME Group’s EBS has connected to IHS Markit’s ThinkFolio solution, to enable the latter’s clients to access liquidity from the EBS Institutional platform (EBSI). Additionally, mutual clients of IHS Markit and EBSI will benefit from ThinkFolio’s cash and currency management capabilities, analytics and liquidity. The integration of workflows across the two systems will enable portfolio […]

EBS to Adopt Moex FX Fixings for eFix

Moscow Exchange (Moex)has authorised the use of its 12:30 FX USD/RUB and EUR/RUB 12:30 FX fixings by CME Group’s EBS eFix matching service platform. The exchange says this will promote the Moex FX fixings among a wider range of international banks and their clients on the global market and strengthen their status as the main […]

Primary FX Venues See Volume Drop

The primary spot FX venues had mixed fortunes in July, with Refinitiv Matching and EBS decreasing and CME offering mixed news. Refinitiv says spot average daily volume (ADV) was $74 billion in July, a 10.8% decrease from June as well as 7.5% drop from July 2019. It was the platform’s equal quietest month of the […]

Wilson-Taylor Exits EBS

Simon Wilson-Taylor, head of EBS Institutional FX, has left the firm. EBS acquired Wilson-Taylor’s Molten Markets in 2015, which is when he joined the firm in the newly created role and was tasked with building the institutional side of EBS’s business. Wilson-Taylor launched Molten in 2013. Prior to this, he was global head of FX […]

In the FICC of It

There is plenty to talk about for this week’s podcast as Colin Lambert casts an eye over EBS’s plans to alter its matching engine infrastructure and shares some of the feedback he has received. He then has time to launch into a diatribe about the results of a survey last week indicating that spreads are […]

EBS Plans Matching Engine Changes as Part of Migration to Globex

EBS is planning to change how clients match on its EBS Market platform as part of a planned migration to CME Globex, including a new matching engine infrastructure. The firm, which was bought by CME Group in 2018, is in the throes of migrating its fixed income BrokerTec platform to Globex later this year and […]

Mixed Data from Primary FX Venues

The three primary FX venues have all followed the first group of platforms to report average daily volume (ADV) with a month-on-month rise, however unlike the latter, year-on-year turnover is lower. EBS, which is owned by CME Group, reports ADV of $69.3 billion in June, a 22.2% rebound from the horrible May data, but still […]

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