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Editors Pick

The inexorable rise of FX Algos

The inexorable rise of FX Algos

By Brendon Bigelli, EMEA Spot & Algo Specialist at 360T
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Digitally enabling risk management: Accelerating to smart treasury

Digitally enabling risk management: Accelerating to smart treasury

By Yi Hahn Chin, Head of eFX Solutions - EMEA, Corporates at Citi, and his colleagues Erik Johnson, Dr. Duncan Cole, Kelvin Ang and Ray Pereira.
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Evaluating FX algos: the need for common analytics infrastructure to enable better decision making

Evaluating FX algos: the need for common analytics infrastructure to enable better decision making

Usage of foreign exchange algorithmic execution has grown steadily.  Emerging in the FX market in the early-2000s, the adoption has been especially active over the last decade. Growth has also been driven by a range of factors including growing FX markets fragmentation, the decreasing balance sheet of FX dealers, the demand from regulators to develop a more holistic approach to best execution, and sharp increase in passive tracking assets under management with the focus on execution costs to minimise tracking errors.
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The FX Global Code:  Championing global standards and best practices in FX settlement risk mitigation

The FX Global Code: Championing global standards and best practices in FX settlement risk mitigation

There has been a clear trend in FX markets in recent years: the rise in global trading of currencies that do not have payment-versus-payment (PvP) settlement mechanisms, many of them from emerging markets.
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Not just a pipe dream: Achieving same day settlement in FX

Not just a pipe dream: Achieving same day settlement in FX

Technology enabling T+0 settlement exists and is utilised in the digital assets world, so why does it still take two days in the foreign exchange market (FX)? Andy Coyne, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Cobalt, believes that FX can benefit hugely from instant settlement and that with the right infrastructure and support, it can be achieved.
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Open banking - Why it is set to transform FX

Open banking - Why it is set to transform FX

Open Banking is seeing rising adoption especially among countries with strong digital and mobile payments uptake. We asked Ryan Liew, Business Development Consultant at Payment Asia, a leading e-payment technology and e-business management provider to tell us about how he thinks it might transform the FX market over the coming years.
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Taking a closer look at the TORA & EBS partnership

Taking a closer look at the TORA & EBS partnership

e-Forex talks with Tom Mullooly, Head of US Sales at TORA
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Special Report

Real-time FX data analytics: Exploring the productivity and competitive advantages

Real-time FX data analytics: Exploring the productivity and competitive advantages

For sell-side firms, differentiation in the foreign exchange (FX) market is an increasing challenge. With so many market makers in the spot market, competition is fierce and firms without a clear differentiator are finding it increasingly difficult to retain and win market share.
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Regional Perspective

The role of digital technologies in improving financial inclusion in frontier markets

The role of digital technologies in improving financial inclusion in frontier markets

According to the Global Findex Database, about 1.7 billion adults remain unbanked - meaning they do not hold an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider, the rise in digital technology in Africa provides opportunities for expanding financial inclusion
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Case Study

FXLIQUIDITY Providing the FX market with the insights that it needs

FXLIQUIDITY Providing the FX market with the insights that it needs

Matthew Hodgson, CEO and Founder of Mosaic Smart Data discusses FXLIQUIDITY, a collaborative project set up between Mosaic Smart Data, CLS and MUFG, delivering free FX liquidity insights to the market in response to the COVID-19 related market turmoil.
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Meet the Team

Sucden Financial: Uniquely positioned to offer superior liquidity and pricing to FX clients

Sucden Financial: Uniquely positioned to offer superior liquidity and pricing to FX clients

Sucden Financial has been offering institutional FX services for over 30 years and is a leading non-bank FX provider to a wide variety of clients who can leverage the firm’s expertise in creating & managing bespoke pools of liquidity. We talked to senior members of their e-FX team to discover more about the firms evolving product offering and how it’s working to stay at the forefront of the industry. e-Forex talks to senior members of Sucden Financial’s e-FX team to discover more about the firms evolving product offering.
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Provider Profile

Jefferies - Quickly moving to become a  pre-eminent FX service provider

Jefferies - Quickly moving to become a pre-eminent FX service provider

Jefferies Foreign Exchange offers clients the ability to trade using powerful and flexible e-commerce solutions or via traditional voice broking channels with its FX centers in New York, Singapore and London. The company has recently been ramping-up its FX capabilities. e-Forex asked Brad Bechtel, Global Head of Foreign Exchange at Jefferies, to tell us more about this and plans for growing the FX side of the business further.
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Expert Opinion

Digital transformation of FX banking: Meeting the evolving needs of Corporate and Institutional clients

Digital transformation of FX banking: Meeting the evolving needs of Corporate and Institutional clients

Over the past year, the pandemic has dramatically altered the way Multinationals, corporates, SMEs and institutional investors consider their foreign exchange exposure. With the return of volatility, they had to accelerate the pace at which they were implementing new ways of managing such exposure.
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine August 2021