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‘Cartel’ FX Trader Ashton’s Whistleblowing Claim “Absurd”, Says Former Barclays COO

Chris Ashton’s claim of whistleblowing against Barclays, where he was formerly head of spot FX voice trading, is “absurd”, according to Justin Bull, the bank’s former global chief operating officer. Bull – who co-chaired Ashton’s disciplinary hearing – appeared to testify at the East London employment tribunal Wednesday in the course of the second hearing […]

FX TCA: Easy to Do Wrong, Hard to Do Right

Although the clamour for transaction cost analysis (TCA) tools is growing amongst buy side firms, they face numerous challenges if they are going to use them effectively, said panelists at Profit & Loss’ Forex Network New York conference.  “Best execution has never been more in focus, and there are two main reasons for this,” said […]