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.

FX: The rise of quality execution analysis

FX: The rise of quality execution analysis

November 13, 2018
By PAUL GOLDEN

A combination of regulatory requirements and commercial imperatives are driving interest in quality execution analysis (QEA), a subset of transaction cost analysis (TCA) that is a vital component in measuring FX best execution.

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump

October 17, 2018
By PAUL GOLDEN

Speed bumps appear to be gathering favour among stock exchanges, but their potential to level the playing field in the FX market is tempered by concerns around transparency and the impact on trading costs.

Special focus

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.