EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament

EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament

August 09, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

A reluctance to dispense with legacy technology, combined with heightened regulatory oversight and changing liquidity provision from banks, has seriously complicated the execution management system (EMS) selection process for FX traders.

FX: Different testing no guarantee of better outcomes

FX: Different testing no guarantee of better outcomes

July 26, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

While the ability to run simulations based on hypothetical future as well as historic data is appealing, there is no guarantee that testing algos against both types would make them operate more efficiently in stressed market environments.

SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process

SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process

July 26, 2019
By MARK BAKER

A new bookbuilding platform is at the heart of an attempt to unbundle a process that some feel is no longer able to serve growth companies in need of capital.

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds

July 22, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Citi’s latest global corporate benchmarking survey shows that companies are worryingly complacent about their potential exposure to emerging market currencies and remain reliant on manual processes to manage risk.

Testing times for aspiring fintechs

Testing times for aspiring fintechs

July 19, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

The FCA’s live market test facility has enabled a variety of capital markets-related fintech companies to test their business models and technologies in a controlled environment.