Tag: Technology

Technology

Guild Exits HSBC, Establishes Consultancy Firm

Allan Guild has left HSBC after six years, most latterly he was global head of FX and commodities execution in the bank’s Global Banking and Markets Division. During his time at HSBC, Guild was also COO of the FX options business, global head of the middle office as well as of HSBC’s FX and commodities […]

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 […]

The Times, They Are A-Changin’

‘Back to normal’ – three simple words, and a world of meaning. For those in the UK, Monday, 23rd March 2020 marked the point at which everyone’s life changed. Lockdown has had, amongst many other effects, a profound impact on how and where we work and the very nature of the job we do. The […]

Liquidity Thins Out as Conditions Take Toll on FX Market

Conditions in FX markets are deteriorating steadily according to market sources as liquidity providers (LP) ration precious resources and battle widespread shut downs of offices. Spreads, which have been gradually widening over the past few days, have continued to do so Monday with dealers reporting top of book spreads on FX platforms anywhere from between […]

P&L Talk Series with Caplin’s Keith Hill

Keith Hill, an advisory board member at Caplin Systems who will be speaking at Profit & Loss’ Latin America event on March 25 in Mexico City, talks about the technological evolution of the crypto markets in relation to traditional FX. Profit & Loss: People of course associate Caplin with the FX market, what is your […]

P&L Talk Series with EBS’ Chris Soriano

Chris Soriano, executive director, head of cash emerging markets, Americas at EBS, will be speaking at the Profit & Loss Latin America event in Mexico City on March 25. Ahead of the event, he discusses the key opportunities and challenges facing firms trading NDFs, both in LatAm and globally. Profit & Loss: What do you […]

TradAir Launches New Front-End Technology

Tradair announces the launch of a new front-end technology that is being applied across all of its platform user interfaces. This new front end includes modernisation that leverage the React framework while offering additional features for both the trading application and Business Intelligence (BI) solution. The React framework is a third-party javascript library, which includes […]

P&L Talk Series with TradAir’s Vibhanshu Bahuguna

Profit & Loss talks to Vibhanshu Bahuguna, regional manager, APAC, at TradAir, about how technology is changing the FX businesses of regional banks, how firms should be differentiating between various white label product offerings and where to expect growth amongst EM currencies. Profit & Loss: The latest BIS figures show that the volume of FX […]

A New Approach to FX Liquidity

In a new video interview with Profit & Loss Fred Allatt, managing director — FX sales at INTL FCStone Markets, details how his firm has adapted its model for accessing FX liquidity.  In the interview Allatt reflects on his 15 years in the FX industry, noting that the market has changed significantly in terms of […]

Integral Teams Up with Jefferies for TrueFX Launch

Integral has partnered with Jefferies to launch a new liquidity network called TrueFX, which aims to leverage the former’s technology and the latter’s credit intermediation services to reduce trading costs for buy side firms, which includes retail brokers, macro hedge funds, prime of primes, and regional banks. Essentially, the aim of this initiative is to […]