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Taking the first steps towards a new market structure  - Assessing the impact of MiFID II and the  FX Global Code

Taking the first steps towards a new market structure - Assessing the impact of MiFID II and the FX Global Code

Looking back, 2017 will be seen as a watershed year for the FX market. After a year of deliberation, the FX Global Code (“the Code”) was published on May 25th and a new Global FX Committee (GFXC) was formed in order to promote and maintain the Code, putting standards and principles into the spot FX market for the first time on a truly global scale.
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Execution Analytics - Helping FX trading firms to take more informed decisions

Execution Analytics - Helping FX trading firms to take more informed decisions

If best execution is the goal, then helping prove it is the mandate of TCA providers. And for FX markets, measuring execution performance is an activity that has yet to mature even as technology delivers more sophisticated tools. Anna Reitman investigates.
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Liquidity, Independence, Analytics and Transparency - Why some Institutional FX ECNs  still stand out from the crowd

Liquidity, Independence, Analytics and Transparency - Why some Institutional FX ECNs still stand out from the crowd

Nicholas Pratt explores why Institutional FX ECNs are appealing to increasing numbers of trading firms many of whom value anonymity, low-latency and the ability to use special order types.
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Special FX  - Expert practitioners discuss the use of execution algorithms

Special FX - Expert practitioners discuss the use of execution algorithms

Anna Reitman talks with leading providers to discuss how a new generation of FX algorithms, analytical toolsets and order routing solutions are giving clients more control over the way that their orders are placed, as well as access to more detailed pre- and post-trade analysis than has ever been possible before.
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Optimising FX liquidity Increasing profitability with less risk

Optimising FX liquidity Increasing profitability with less risk

The foreign exchange market is more fragmented than ever, and participants need to harness aggregation to access the liquidity they need. Joel Clark reports.
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Special Report

Collaboration, Cost and Complexity - Work continues on modernising Post Trade FX

Collaboration, Cost and Complexity - Work continues on modernising Post Trade FX

The FX market has always dealt with fragmentation and complexity but, as Frances Faulds asks, in order to modernise, does the industry need a wholly new model?
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Regional Perspective

Australasia: An e-FX market in transition

Australasia: An e-FX market in transition

Electronic FX trading in Australasia is adapting and changing fast. The drivers for this are both local and global and insistent demands from both institutional and corporate buy-side clients are principal factors reports Richard Willsher.
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The e-Forex Interview

David Mercer at LMAX Exchange - Speaking with a devout exchange evangelist

David Mercer at LMAX Exchange - Speaking with a devout exchange evangelist

e-Forex talks with David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange, about proving the exchange execution model as a better, more transparent and fair alternative to trade FX.
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Meet the Team

Security, Service, Heritage, Innovation.  After 40 years IG still sticks to its core principles

Security, Service, Heritage, Innovation. After 40 years IG still sticks to its core principles

IG has been at the forefront of innovation in trading for over 40 years and is now the world’s leading retail CFD provider, handling over 7 million transactions a month for over 152,000 active clients around the world. e-Forex talks with Mark Chesterman, Global Business Development Officer at the firm about its fast growing Institutional Services division.
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Platform Profile

NatWest Markets: Agile Markets platform

NatWest Markets: Agile Markets platform

When e-Forex interviewed John Quayle, Head of FX Algo Execution, NatWest Markets, to learn about the scope and scale of its Agile Markets platform, it quickly became clear that this state-of-the-art, single dealer offering addressed the complete waterfront of NatWest Markets’ customers’ FX needs from pre- to post-trade. Its range of functionality, its flexibility and future-proofed advanced technology marks it out as a likely significant feature in the e-FX landscape for some time to come. This is what we learned.
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Industry Report

The Value of eFX Bank Streams

The Value of eFX Bank Streams

Mainstream and industry press have written widely on the gradual withdrawal of banks—the traditional primary liquidity providers—from the spot FX markets over the past few years.
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine January 2018