What eFX clients said
EuromoneyFXNews spoke to several buy-side clients during the survey period, and below is a collection of comments on SDPs.
On Barclays Capital’s Barx:
"They’ve got the best all-round offering but they won’t always have the best price on the tape at any given moment," says a UK corporate who uses the platform. "However, that’s not to say they will always have the widest range of currencies.’’ "We like its cross-rate calculators for any two currencies to any date – a few taps with a keyboard and you’re there with a price," says a UK-based retail FX aggregator. "It doesn’t matter whether it’s an exotic, or what your convention is, or which round it is. For instance, EUR/SGD or SGD/EUR."
"We like the ability to put in bids and offers, and the various ways they display rates," says a UK fund manager.