￼Neill Penney, co-head of trading at Thomson Reuters, talks to Galen Stops about the recent changes in the firm’s FX business and details how it plans to continue developing it in 2017.
There were some significant changes to Thomson Reuters’ FX business in 2016, with one of the most visible being the departure of Phil Weisberg in November, who had headed the FX business at the firm since 2012.
With Weisberg leaving “to pursue opportunities outside the firm”, Thomson Reuters has re-structured its management, introducing a new business unit called Trading.
Refinitiv has introduced Deal Tracker as a Service (DTaaS), a Cloud archiving and compliance tool for FX post-trade flow sourced from Refinitiv FXT. DTaaS is an extension of Refinitiv Deal Tracker, which is designed to help firms monitor and process FX trades on all major FX platforms globally, both in the front and back office, by allowing them to monitor trade activity in real time, track net positions, and archive data for easy searching as well as compliance needs.“As a Cloud-based service fully managed by Refinitiv, DTaaS can help eliminate the need for local software deployment, reducing total cost of ownership – a key benefit as financial companies look for ways to reduce spending, particularly on technology,” says Refinitiv in a release issued today.