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voice trading

CFTC Praised for Relief to Market Participants

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a raft of no-action letters granting market participants relief from several regulatory requirements. The CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued the letters providing temporary, targeted relief to futures commission merchants (FCMs), introducing brokers, swap dealers, retail foreign exchange dealers, floor brokers, and other […]

Cloud 9 Partners with GreenKey

Cloud-based communications provider Cloud9 Technologies, and GreenKey Technologies, a provider of AI-powered conversational analytics, have teamed up to provide the institutional marketplace with a solution that will enable a more efficient and secure extraction of voice trading data. The collaboration will leverage Cloud9’s C9 Trader voice collaboration platform and GreenKey’s speech recognition (ASR) and natural […]

Surveillance Firm Voxsmart buys Fonetic

Surveillance technology provider VoxSmart has announced the acquisition of Fonetic Trading to deliver what the firm says will be “a comprehensive communications surveillance offering for capital markets participants”. The firm adds that recent high-profile regulatory investigations and prosecutions, together with substantial market demand for greater consolidation of the regtech landscape encouraged it to acquire the trading […]

And Finally…

One aspect of the feedback to my midweek column caught my imagination and, possibly thanks to sleep deprivation, made me fear that I have seen the seeds of the next FX scandal being sown. I think the banking industry has a problem with how it judges the performance of voice traders – what worked two decades ago simply doesn’t now, and we need it to change before we breed a similar level of desperation to hit targets to those that incubated the chat room scandal.

FX Firms Behind the Curve on MiFID II: Survey

A new survey by trading technology provider Integral Development Corp finds that FX market participants face a race against the clock to be fully prepared for MiFID II.
In a global poll of 282 market participants last week the firm found that only 18% claimed their FX business was completely set for January 3, while one third saud they were only half ready how the requirements, which include demonstrating best execution to clients and increased reporting, will affect currency trading.

Tullett Prebon, GMEX Group to Develop Hybrid FX Options Platform

Tullett Prebon has partnered with technology provider GMEX Group to develop a hybrid voice and electronic trading platform for FX options. The new trading solution will enhance Tullett Prebon’s offering to its clients, integrating GMEX’s request for quote (RFQ) technology with Tullett Prebon’s existing central limit order book (CLOB) capability, the companies say in a […]