Manfred Wiebogen looks at how the FX industry is undergoing further expansion and the importance of having friends in the markets.
Linda Dunne describes how despite the challenging past few months both for capital markets and for foreign exchange traders around the world the FX market will continue to be bolstered by the growth and development of electronic trading.
CLS recently saw record volumes and the need to temporarily extend its opening hours in response to the credit crisis. Frances Maguire asks which way forward for CLS as high frequency trading continues to grow.
Nicholas Pratt sets out to discover who wants to trade anonymously in today's FX market, whether it is needed and what are the technology issues involved.
Martin Bagshaw investigates the changing nature of buy side trading strategies, the role that e-FX plays in achieving the aims of those strategies and the challenges this presents for banks.
Frances Maguire looks at the changing landscape of e-trading in exchange-traded currency options and what the exchanges are doing to attract new customers and win volume from the OTC market.
David Poole examines why the post-trade services environment for both OTC and exchange-traded products is under the spotlight as never before.
Corporate treasury departments are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of technology integration and implementing STP workflows. e-FX dealing portals form important components of the solutions being demanded, as corporates seek single or multiple integrations to maximize the value they are achieving from their technology investments. Today
Heather McLean interviews major banks, technology vendors and buy-side players in the region.
The recent sub-prime crisis has sent the world
Paul Ronan discusses the increased transparency and efficiency of the market as a result of greater access to information and the adoption of technologies that allow participants to employ trading strategies via black boxes.
Wolfgang Koester outlines why companies who continue to ignore their company
With both buy-side and sell-side firms finding themselves facing a new set of technological issues related to high volume FX trading, Harrell Smith looks at the challenges they face in implementing effective, real- time risk management solutions.
The buy-side community has driven the need for electronic execution in every asset class they participate, a drive sustained by the desire to automate and standardize administrative processes as cross-asset players. Willy Reporter outlines how FX has become a prominent pillar toward that mandate.
The FX market has been talking about Algorithmic trading for some time now and we are now reaching a stage where traders can expect to see some very definite and concrete benefits in deploying this new trading methodology. e-Forex invites Jesper Alfredsson, Head of Algorithmic Trading North America, Orc Software, Steve Oppenheimer, Director of Marketing at Aegis Software and Lee Ratner, Vice President and Global Head of FX, FlexTrade Systems to discuss some of the technology issues associated with taking Algo FX to the next stage in its evolution.
As the world of e-FX comes of age, the competitive front line is shifting from pricing and execution towards client connectivity and ease of use. This article examines some of the technologies available to help win this new battle, and the impact they can have on customer appeal and deal flow.
With Ashley Daffin, head of FX e-Commerce at HSBC, Martijn Sorber, Head of Corporate Risk & Treasury Advisory, Benelux at Rabobank International, Martin Spurr, Head of Electronic Markets and Prime Solutions at The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Global Banking & Markets and Susan Quartarolo, Senior Director, Treasury Planning at Sony Global Treasury Services.
Larry Levy talks with the Private Investor Products group at Abn Amro, about the banks' Retail FX trading platform - marketindex.
Heather McLean explores why the rapid and exciting growth of Retail FX is dependent upon the ability to supply clients with both state-of-the-art trading technology as well as superior service provision.
In recent years the trading world has seen some great changes. Many of those changes have come in the form of technological advances making it not only easier for traders to execute trades, but also providing tools to compute seemingly complex formulas and techniques into very definable and tradable methods. These advances in technology have made it possible for traders to begin to tap into the power of the world