FX: CFD firms prepare for regulators to take aim

FX: CFD firms prepare for regulators to take aim

Providers of contracts for difference (CFD) trading services have launched a robust defence of their business, suggesting that traders are made fully aware of the risks involved and calling for regulators to support compliant CFD providers.

FX pros bullish on volatility

FX pros bullish on volatility

Investment managers are not only bullish about their ability to manage FX volatility in their portfolios no matter what the market throws at them – they continue to see it as an opportunity to generate additional returns.

CME deals blow to last look in FX

CME deals blow to last look in FX

CME Group delivers a blow to last look by revealing its plans for spot FX basis spreads, just weeks before the launch of its OTC FX options clearing service.

FX players focus on innovation

FX players focus on innovation

A more flexible approach to software development is helping FX market participants test new products and bring them to market more quickly.

FX traders going ‘quantamental’

FX traders going ‘quantamental’

A growing number of FX traders are extolling the virtues of combining quantitative and fundamental analyses into an approach known as quantamental.

Speed is losing its edge in FX

Speed is losing its edge in FX

While Aesop was undoubtedly not thinking about currency markets when he wrote the story of The Tortoise and the Hare, low latency FX traders are increasingly realizing that speed does not necessarily equate to success.

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FX scandal: in the spotlight

FX scandal: in the spotlight

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.

The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

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.

Swiss franc: special focus

Swiss franc: special focus

Euromoney's latest coverage of the CHF since the Swiss National Bank removed its currency floor with the euro, plus choice archive material.