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FX options

Forex Network Chicago: A Virtual Conference with a Difference

Next week on September 23 and 24, Profit & Loss hosts the latest of its virtual conferences, Forex Network Chicago, but this time things are different, with the addition of virtual exhibition booths for delegates to pop into during breaks between the panels. Registered attendees will be able to enter our exhibitor booths to see […]

VolatilityFX to Offer Free Options Analytics

FX options technology provider VolatilityFX says it is offering free FX options analytics to independent traders. The service will offer implied volatility surfaces, expected value surfaces and strike matrices, the firm says. The service overlays a subscription-based service that offers a full options pricer, 3D risk matrices and what the firm calls a systematic trade […]

CME Unveils FX Options Volatility Converter Tool

CME Group has announced the launch of a new FX options vol converter tool. The Merc says that at a time when market participants are looking for efficiencies and ways to lower their cost to trade, this new service is the first-ever tool to price CME Group’s listed FX options liquidity in OTC terms, helping FX […]

Capitolis Announces Record in FX Options; NatWest Joins

Capitolis Achieves Record Volume in FX Options Novations in Second Quarter 2020; NatWest Joins Community on Growing Platform Since its inception, the Capitolis FX Options Novations platform has eliminated positions of more than $2.5 trillion in notional. Capitolis, an SaaS platform that drives financial resource optimisation for capital markets, today announces that Capitolis Novations, its […]

In the FICC of It

This week’s podcast is all about performance – following the third of Profit & Loss’ spring Dial-in-Days, editor-in-chief Julie Ros joins Colin Lambert to discuss some of the themes coming out of the events, starting with hedge fund and CTA performance in the recent market upheaval. Ros dives into the suggestion by panellists in New […]

Awards for e-FX Excellence – Citi

Much of what we could say about Velocity has already been written, so we would refer readers to the awards for Best Mobile App, Editor’s Choice and the Special “Decade” Award to reinforce this section, which will look at the pieces of this superb platform not already covered. It is hard to know where to […]

CME to Reinforce FX Options Expiry Process

CME Group has announced changes to the way it calculates the fixing prices for 13 of its dollar-based FX option contracts. Currently CME calculates the fixing rate using three trades across its platforms in the one minute prior to 9am CT on a weighted basis. This is being increased to 20 trades from April 19, […]

TP Icap Launches FX Options Platform

Interdealer broker, TP Icap, has launched an FX options platform, FXOhub, which the firm says represents “a step-change in intuitive liquidity sourcing and trade execution”. FXOhub provides a single logon to the TP Icap Order Book screen for ATM Straddles, Risk Reversals and Butterflies, as well as a Request for Quote (RFQ) screen that shows […]

FX Turnover Rises Again in October

Following what remains to some a surprisingly strong number from the Bank for International Settlements’ Triennial Survey of FX Turnover in April 2019, the latest semi-annual reports from seven of the world’s FX committees indicates that turnover increased again in October 2019. The UK and Canada hit new peaks for FX turnover in the month, […]

In the FICC of It

Trading automation in the non-spot FX world is again firmly in the sights of Colin Lambert and Galen Stops in this week’s podcast, although this time it is in FX options. With SynOption launching in Singapore this week and Digital Vega expanding its capabilities further, they ask, ‘is this the time that the FX options […]