Tag: FX swaps

FX swaps

CME Rolls Out C-Cross for FX Link

CME Group is to roll out its Committed Cross (C-Cross) functionality to FX Link. Subject to regulatory approvals the change is due to go live on July 27 meaning FX market participants will be able to communicate pre-execution to agree details of a transaction, including size, price and direction. Unlike block trades which are negotiated […]

In the FICC of It

In this week’s podcast, P&L managing editor Colin Lambert takes a look at the week’s news, including a brief look at the month-end Fix and the “Friday phenomena” in liquidity, leading him to describe the overall experience as “not a good look for the market – although he does also ask the question, “has much […]

Refinitiv Launches New FX Swaps API Solution

Supporting the ongoing shift in the FX markets to trade more volume in FX swaps electronically, Refinitiv says it has launched the forwards Matching API solution, enabling automated access to the firm’s forwards Matching MTF venue, which currently trades well in excess of $300 billion daily. Noting the “strong market demand” to move to trade […]

In the FICC of It Special

Due to the level of interest generated by Profit & Loss’ discussion with Rohan Churm, head of the FX division at the Bank of England as part of our first ever Dial-in Day, we are releasing the audio as part of our In the FICC of It podcast series. You can download either by clicking the […]

Latest Profit & Loss Issue Now Live

The latest issue of Profit & Loss magazine is now live, click here to access it. In this issue we review the single dealer platform industry and discuss the latest innovations and ideas therein, as well as present the 2020 Digital FX Awards in full. FX market conditions are also in the spotlight as we […]

BIS Launches Bulletin Series: Kicks Off with FX Swaps Basis Study

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has launched a new series of publications that it says are short, topical notes written by staff economists providing timely insights on current events in banking, markets and the wider economy. The first, issued today, looks at dollar funding costs through the prism of the FX swaps market, specifically the […]

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 […]

In the FICC of It

There is plenty on the run sheet for this week’s podcast as Galen Stops quizzes Colin Lambert over a report that links FX swaps liquidity and spreads to spot. Lambert confesses to being a little puzzled over some of the statements in the report and willingly confesses to Stops’ accusation of him being an FX […]

Wells to Head FX Swaps Strategy at 360T

Deutsche Börse’s 360T has appointed Gavin Wells as head of swaps strategy. Starting at the beginning of February, he will be based in London and report to Simon Jones, chief growth officer at 360T. Wells has previously run FX trading at Citigroup, led ForexClear at LCH and most recently was head of Europe at Digital Asset […]