Tag: WFH

And Finally…

We should not be surprised by reports that banks in particular are “encouraging” trading and sales staff to return to the office – in spite of what looks like strange timing given the rise in COVID-19 cases in the Northern Hemisphere over the past few weeks, there is no getting away from the fact that […]

And Another Thing…

Monday’s column – predicably I have to say – prompted no little chatter on my communication channels, it’s always that way when I write about the primary venues, and amongst the always interesting conversations was an idea or two about why the April and May data were so awful, and the suggestion of a scenario […]

And Another Thing…

It’s a bold statement from a man who has proven again and again he is not afraid of rocking the boat, “We consider a full move to 24/7 spot FX trading a real possibility within the next five years”. So, is David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, making a bold statement or actually predicting what […]

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 […]

Company Offers Free Surveillance to Support Remote Working

Compliance technology and data analytics firm SteelEye says it is offering financial firms the opportunity to use its communications surveillance service for free for up to 90 days as the market adapts to a new style of working. Even as firms reopen their offices, SteelEye says reduced density rules are likely to prevail for some […]

In the FICC of It Special

For this podcast special, Colin Lambert is joined by Alan Schwarz, CEO of FXSpotStream for a fascinating look inside a business operating in stressful conditions. That FX markets are volatile and volumes are high is obvious to anyone but Schwarz is able to put some numbers on the issue – and they are quite staggering […]

In the FICC of It

There is one theme for the podcast this week – the FX market’s ongoing challenges in the current volatile environment. Joining Colin Lambert, managing editor of Profit & Loss is Rob Loft, founder and CEO of performance consultants Harvey Loft, to talk through the issues, starting with a perspective of how markets have handled the […]