Tag: Fx

Fx

In the FICC of It

The podcast has a nice positive vibe to it this week as Colin Lambert is joined by Ayesa Latif, head of EMEA e-commerce FX sales at Citi to discuss the eighth annual “e-for-education” campaign by the bank, which kicks off this week. Latif explains how the campaign works, what channels are likely to generate the […]

In the FICC of It

On this week’s podcast P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert is joined by Martin Pluves, CEO of the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) for a broad ranging discussion around the evolution and use of technology in the trading business. The two discuss the governance of algorithmic execution processes, following a recent discussion paper and white paper […]

Did FinTech Rise to the Challenges of Recent Events?

In last month’s Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London, industry experts looked at how fintech firms addressed the challenges of recent events. Panelists John Ashworth, CEO of Caplin Systems; Harpal Sandhu, CEO of Integral; and Rich Kiel, SVP and head of FX solutions at Kx during Profit & Loss Dial-In Day London. The panelists also […]

In the FICC of It

This week’s podcast allows Colin Lambert to sound off on two of his favourite subjects as he discusses buzz from various conversations that indicates some LPs in FX markets are extending their last look windows. Referring back to concerns he has raised before in both his columns and on this podcast, Lambert wonders why LPs […]

CLS Joins the Record Setting

FX settlement utility CLS is the latest market function to unveil record turnover in March following a raft of platforms doing the same earlier this month. CLS says that it handled $2.194 trillion per day across FX products, with increases in all segments. This represents a 21.1% increase from February and a17.8% rise year-on-year. Spot […]

What Drives a Successful FX Platform?

To read this article in full and watch the video, please register for free Although the recent return of volatility to FX markets has helped the business to new highs, LMAX Exchange recently delivered very strong financial results for 2019. In this video interview Colin Lambert talks to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, about […]

And Another Thing…

I occasionally get the odd bit of grief from those who disagree with my views, no more so than when I criticise the shift towards an equities market model. Criticism has never bothered me, someone much smarter and more successful than me once told me she preferred to talk to people who disagreed with her […]

TickTrade Adds Payments Solution

Toronto-based FX trading solutions provider TickTrade Systems has added new global payments capabilities, which it says will make it easier for financial institutions to deliver end-to-end FX trading and payments solutions to their clients. The firm says that new competition, expanding regulatory/standards requirements and rapidly changing client demands in global payments pose serious threats to […]

Investment Association Calls for Standardised FX Rejects

The UK’s Investment Association (IA) has proposed new standardised categories to simplify the processing of rejected FX trades in a bid to bring greater consistency to the market and improve outcomes for investors. Under the proposals, when a request by an investment manager to trade is not executed, the execution providers – brokers, dealers and […]

Global Exchange Traded FX Growth Anemic in 2019

The volume of exchange traded currency futures and options traded in 2019 grew just 0.2% compared to the previous year, according to new data from the Futures Industry Association (FIA). In total, 3.9 billion currency futures and options were traded on exchanges last year. This means that in percentage terms, this segment – which accounted […]