Expert Views

Blockchain disruption: asking the right questions

Posted on: 5 February 2017 | Source: Anthony Macey, Head Of Blockchain R&D, Barclays

Anthony Macey, Head Of Blockchain R&D at Barclays, gives insight into the future of blockchain disruption in financial services.

The growing momentum of the blockchain

Posted on: 5 February 2017 | Source: Dhiru Tanna, Head of Relationship Management – UK, Ireland & Southern Europe, BNY Mellon Treasury Services

Blockchain continues to be a buzzword in the finance industry, and has helped to ignite a whole new approach to innovation in the banking world.

Disclosed trading: building trust and increasing popularity

Posted on: 5 February 2017 | Source: Alan Schwarz, CEO, FXSpotStream

FXSpotStream's Alan Schwarz explains the rise in popularity of disclosed trading and how it is helping to build trust within the FX market.

How are currency investors using technology to optimise trading?

Posted on: 5 February 2017 | Source: David Vincent, CEO, smartTrade Technologies

The post-financial crisis world has seen change brought to the FX market. Currency investors are leveraging tech to optimise trading and be compliant.

The need for a strategic approach to liquidity management

Posted on: 5 February 2017 | Source: Bryan Seegers, Director – Co-Head Global eFX Coverage at ADS Securities

It has never been as important as it is now for currency investors to take a strategic approach to liquidity management with PBs extending less credit.

A shrinking world: banking troubles for fintechs

Posted on: 18 December 2016 | Source: Anders la Cour, Chief Executive Officer, Saxo Payments

Anders la Cour, Chief Executive Officer of Saxo Payments, explores an emerging trend that could put a serious dent in the opportunities for fintechs.

Trade-based crime: the digital solution

Posted on: 18 December 2016 | Source: Heather Lee, Product Lead, Trade Compliance, Accuity

Digitisation and automation of compliance checks in trade finance can ensure firms remain compliant and reduce trade-based crime.

It’s the politics, stupid: more of the same for FX in 2017, say SEB

Posted on: 18 December 2016 | Source: Peter Garnham, Editor, FX-MM

If 2016 was the year of political surprises, then 2017 promises more of the same according to Carl Hammer, Chief Currency Strategist, SEB.

The rise of non-bank market makers

Posted on: 1 November 2016 | Source: Alan Schwarz, CEO, FXSpotStream

Alan Schwarz, CEO at FXSpotStream, discusses with FX-MM the rise of non-bank market makers in FX and why clients will decide the ones that thrive.

How are bank sales functions evolving?

Posted on: 1 November 2016 | Source: John Ashworth, CEO, Caplin Systems

Regulation, cost reduction and automation are the three dominant factors affecting operations in banks today, writes John Ashworth, CEO at Caplin Systems.

FX TCA: Driving down trading costs for the buy-side

Posted on: 1 November 2016 | Source: Jim Cochrane, Head of Institutional Investor Sales, Americas, 360T

360T's Jim Cochrane explains the benefits of FX TCA for the buy-side, including the ways it can drive down the cost of trading.

Why 2017 will be the tipping point for FX clearing

Posted on: 29 September 2016 | Source: David Holcombe, Product Manager for Listed FX and Clearing, 360T

360T's David Holcombe explains why 2017 will be the year that the year deliverable FX clearing becomes a reality due to un-cleared margin rules...

Instant payments solutions can see instant benefits

Posted on: 7 September 2016 | Source: Rodolphe Meyer, Head of Marketing & Business Development, STET

Rodolphe Meyer, Head of Marketing & Business Development at STET, tells FX-MM why instant payments offer banks a game-changing opportunity.

Keeping up with fintechs on faster payments

Posted on: 7 September 2016 | Source: Sarkis Akmakjian, Senior Director, Product Management, Accuity

Sarkis Akmakjian, Senior Director, Product Management, at Accuity, explains why banks need to stay on the ball in order to meet the demand for faster payments and not be left behind by agile fintech players...

Fintechs and banks: From competition to collaboration

Posted on: 7 September 2016 | Source: Gabriele Marksteiner, Head of Product Management, Clearing & FX, UniCredit

UniCredit's Gabriele Marksteiner examines the evolution of fintechs from competition to potential partners ripe for collaboration for banks...

 

 

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