Data doubts undermine treasury use of risk quantification

Data doubts undermine treasury use of risk quantification

July 16, 2020
By PAUL GOLDEN

Lack of confidence in the quality of their information – and their ability to analyze it – means many of the world’s largest companies continue to eschew one of the techniques designed to assess and manage FX risk.

Shifting currency exposures create treasury dilemma

Shifting currency exposures create treasury dilemma

June 26, 2020
By PAUL GOLDEN

Hedging may look expensive for businesses that have seen their revenues cut heavily by Covid-19 prevention measures, but removing hedges for currencies to which they have limited exposure may prove even more so.

FX Survey 2020: Press Release

FX Survey 2020: Press Release

June 25, 2020

Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 42nd annual foreign exchange survey, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets.

FX Survey 2020: Results Index

FX Survey 2020: Results Index

June 25, 2020

Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 42nd annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets.

Lebanese pound sees end of dollar peg

Lebanese pound sees end of dollar peg

May 07, 2020
By VIRGINIA FURNESS

The six exchange-rate system is now untenable, with the currency losing more than 50% of its value since October, but analysts say floating the currency will cause more pain without IMF support.

FX outsourcing is quick, but not always easy

FX outsourcing is quick, but not always easy

February 14, 2020
By PAUL GOLDEN

Margin pressures on buy-side clients such as asset managers have prompted increased interest in outsourced FX solutions, but firms must know exactly what they are paying for.

Euromoney FX Survey 2020: Voting now closed

Euromoney FX Survey 2020: Voting now closed

January 16, 2020

Euromoney's 42nd annual survey of the world's foreign exchange markets the most authoritative and comprehensive ranking possible was live from 16th February and closed 28th February 2020.

Technology vendors eye FX client onboarding opportunity

Technology vendors eye FX client onboarding opportunity

January 10, 2020
By PAUL GOLDEN

Regulatory technology vendors are relishing the prospect of helping banks minimize FX client onboarding errors, but in a world where legacy systems remain commonplace, regtech is not always an easy sell.

Eurex joins the cross-currency swap clearing party

Eurex joins the cross-currency swap clearing party

November 28, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

The international exchange’s clearing offering for EUR/USD and GBP/USD cross-currency swap transactions marks another modest step towards wider use of central clearing in FX.

Independent TCA still a challenge in FX market

Independent TCA still a challenge in FX market

November 08, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Implementation of FX transaction cost analysis (TCA) appears to have stalled, with the impracticality of conducting analysis across every available venue encouraging many parties to rely on venues or dealers to measure execution, despite concerns over transparency and impartiality.

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The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

February 12, 2020

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 04, 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 09, 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.