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FX: Bad news better than no news as sterling surges on hard Brexit talk

FX: Bad news better than no news as sterling surges on hard Brexit talk

On a day many expected would see the pound sink to new depths, the currency instead responded to news that the UK would be leaving the single market by posting its best performance since the referendum – but whether the day marked a turning point or a mere relief rally, nobody can be sure.

FX: Start-up BestX wins first bank client with JPMorgan

FX: Start-up BestX wins first bank client with JPMorgan

JPMorgan’s decision to adopt a newly launched trade analytics service for its market-leading currencies business highlights the need for independent validation of execution quality in foreign exchange, according to the service’s co-founders.

2017: the biggest themes in FX

2017: the biggest themes in FX

Volatile markets, political noise and a culture revamp will be the top themes in foreign exchange for 2017, predict currency experts.

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Sepa: special focus

Sepa: special focus

The Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) aims to make cash transfers between European countries fast, cheap and simple – but the migration process has proved slow, expensive and complex.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

An in-depth guide to global currency wars; how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Fintech and innovation: special focus

Fintech and innovation: special focus

From cloud technology to cashless payments, digital currencies to social media, mobile banking to FX robots… financial institutions worldwide are looking to lead technological advances while also trying to keep up with them.

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