FX Survey 2019: Results index

FX Survey 2019: Results index

June 11, 2019

Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 41st annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets.

FX: It's co-location, but not as we know it

FX: It's co-location, but not as we know it

June 10, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Space constraints in data centres, coupled with cost considerations, have encouraged firms to seek creative solutions to the challenge of getting access to the main liquidity hubs.

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards

May 17, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility.

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators

May 10, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin.

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem

April 26, 2019

The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent.

FX: Making the best of a bad situation

FX: Making the best of a bad situation

April 12, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Determining when a client is in distress is not always a straightforward process – banks and FX platforms need to have processes in place to ensure losses are not compounded.

FX credit management: Keeping up with the bots

FX credit management: Keeping up with the bots

January 23, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

The operators of FX platforms deny that credit management has failed to keep pace with the development of automated trading – but they do acknowledge that the process could be more efficient.

FX: Drawing a line under market movements

FX: Drawing a line under market movements

December 21, 2018
By PAUL GOLDEN

Stop-loss orders have proved their worth again in 2018, protecting retail FX traders in particular from increased volatility in emerging market currencies.

The changing face of FX quants

The changing face of FX quants

November 30, 2018
By PAUL GOLDEN

The role of quantitative traders in the FX market is becoming ever more significant, as the amount of business executed via algorithms continues to increase.

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The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

March 19, 2019

Euromoney's latest coverage of 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.

FX scandal: in the spotlight

FX scandal: in the spotlight

October 05, 2018

The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come.

SEFs (swap execution facilities): Special focus

SEFs (swap execution facilities): Special focus

October 10, 2017

Swap execution facility (SEF) regulations, intended to increase transparency and reduce swap market risk, have been reported to impact market makers’ margins and liquidity, creating wider spreads for end-users.