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ICBC Asia adopts Thomson Reuters’ FXall via Electronic Trading

Trading news  •  16 February 2017  •  ICBC/Thomson Reuters

ICBC (Asia) is now the first Chinese bank to initiate a 24 hour price streaming on Thomson Reuters’ platform FXall via Electronic Trading.

Polish bank Alior to fuel growth with Misys FusionCapital

Trading news, Treasury news  •  13 February 2017  •  Misys/Alior Bank

Alior Bank is set to continue its growth into one of Poland’s largest banks by using Misys FusionCapital to take the technological strain of its business.

Disclosed trading: building trust and increasing popularity

Expert Views, February 2017  •  5 February 2017  •  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.

EBS Live Ultra can now provide price updates at 5ms intervals

Trading news  •  2 February 2017  •  EBS BrokerTec

EBS Live Ultra has launched a 5ms spot FX pricing data feed to accompany its 100ms and 20ms data feeds, which were released upon launch last year.

Six trends for currency markets to keep an eye on

Blog, Z Homepage promo  •  24 January 2017  •  Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director, FlexTrade

Political uncertainty is playing havoc with currency markets, a trend that looks set to continue. Here’s a look at 6 trends we may see within that.

Saxo Bank collaborate with Autochartist for technical analysis

Trading news  •  23 January 2017  •  Saxo Bank/Autochartist

The collaboration sees Saxo Bank bringing an Autochartist feature to its SaxoTraderGO trading platform, enabling clients greater access to market research.

How is Trump’s inauguration shaping up for financial markets?

Blog  •  20 January 2017  •  Luke Antoniou, FX-MM

Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the US today; how are financial markets shaping up as he prepares to give his first speech at the inauguration?

Why education is essential in the Nigerian forex space

Blog, Z Homepage promo  •  17 January 2017  •  Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education, FXTM

Nigeria isn’t one of the usual suspects when it comes to FX trading, but when you dig a little deeper, the burgeoning interest makes perfect sense, says Professor Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education at FXTM.

CME Group expands FX offering with monthly futures contracts

Trading news  •  6 January 2017  •  CME Group

CME Group launch six FX monthly futures contracts on February 27, providing FX market participants with access to the front months of the FX forward curve.

FX outlook 2017: will politics trump economics again?

December 2016  •  18 December 2016  •  Luke Antoniou, FX-MM

Politics caused havoc in the FX market in 2016, culminating in the election of Trump as US President; will 2017 bring more of the same unpredictability?

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

December 2016, Expert Views  •  18 December 2016  •  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.

FX input volumes up to seven times normal levels during election results

Currency news, Trading news  •  9 November 2016  •  CLS

CLS’ input volumes figures for the night of the US election results show huge spikes in FX trading activity, especially in the USD/MXN pairing.

Report: On the cusp of a digitisation revolution

November 2016, Z Homepage promo  •  1 November 2016  •  Peter Garnham, Editor, FX-MM

FX-MM and Caplin’s survey looking into the effect of digitisation on the FX industry shows that we are on the cusp of a digital revolution.

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

Expert Views, November 2016  •  1 November 2016  •  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.

Fine-tuning the portfolio with transaction cost analysis

November 2016  •  1 November 2016  •  Neil Dennis, FX-MM

Buy-side institutions and managers are increasingly adopting transaction cost analysis; how does TCA help firms fine-tune trading processes?


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