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electronic trading

FX and the Big Bang Theory

As electronic trading went mainstream, it created an explosion of growth in the market. But has this growth run out of steam? Galen Stops takes a look. The Big Bang Theory – in addition to being a popular American sitcom – is a well-known scientific thesis that posits the universe started with a small singularity […]

Bank Negara Launches Electronic Platform Consultation

Bank Negara, Malaysia’s central bank, has launched a consultation programme aimed at delivering standards for providers of multi-dealer FX and money market electronic platforms, including inter-dealer brokers. The bank has released an Exposure Draft and invited feedback before July 15 2019. The background to the proposed regulation is the continued scrutiny of offshore access to […]

And Finally…

What’s in a name? It’s a question that is asked in all walks of life almost on a daily basis and the last week or so has seen it asked in financial markets as Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Division prepares for life as Refinitiv. I must confess that on reflection I don’t have that much of a problem with the name itself, but the rebranding opens the window on a period of vulnerability for the renamed business as competitors eye one of its prized assets.

Vietcombank signs with Thomson Reuters

Vietcombank says it has selected Thomson Reuters Electronic Trading (ET) to power its business in Vietnam and strengthen its presence in both the local and international foreign exchange markets.
“As the leading financial institution in Vietnam in FX and money market transactions, Vietcombank is one of the first financial institutions in Vietnam to select Conversational Dealing within Thomson Reuters FXT and Electronic Trading platforms for our interbank dealing with both domestic and international counterparties,” says Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, deputy CEO of Vietcombank. “We believe this fruitful partnership will continue in the future, as we achieve our target of joining the ranks of the top global 300 leading financial institutions.”

ICBC Adopts Thomson Reuters Solution

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s (ICBC) Singapore branch has adopted Thomson Reuters FX e-commerce solution Electronic Trading to strengthen its presence in the foreign exchange market.
Thomson Reuters says ICBC is the first Chinese bank to adopt this solution, which provides efficient market making capabilities and allows ICBC to price CNH and other G10 currencies across Asia with various branches, interbank clients and corporate clients.
“As China’s largest bank and the official CNH clearing bank of Singapore, ICBC Singapore is committed to offering a full range of integrated financial services in the CNH and other key currencies to our clients,” says Zhang Weiwu, general manager of ICBC Singapore.

Tullett Prebon, GMEX Group to Develop Hybrid FX Options Platform

Tullett Prebon has partnered with technology provider GMEX Group to develop a hybrid voice and electronic trading platform for FX options. The new trading solution will enhance Tullett Prebon’s offering to its clients, integrating GMEX’s request for quote (RFQ) technology with Tullett Prebon’s existing central limit order book (CLOB) capability, the companies say in a […]