Customers sometimes complain that FX markets lack real Liquidity. Whatever the reasons for this, Heering Ligthart believes that eTrading should increase Liquidity in the market by making it more accessible.
As STP is implemented, foreign exchange will be traded more efficiently than ever before. The entire trading process will be streamlined. Indeed, this revolution is already happening. Jack Lemonik outlines how clients define what they require from ST
While liquidity has decreased over the past few years, the uptake of eFX is not the main culprit says Mark Galant, who traces the impact of electronic trading in shifting liquidity amongst different FX players.
The Corporate Treasurer faces a number of factors to consider when choosing which electronic FX trading solution is best for them. Jean-Luc Janet highlights some of the key ones.
It is clear that the buy-side is trading more and more eFX. Now (encouraged by vocal evangelists of buy-side STP), corporate treasurers are starting to appreciate the benefits of efficiency, accuracy and risk-reduction which follow from deeper and wider technological linkage with their financial service providers.
Even though some of the same technology that has made online transactions possible also helps to bridge the Information gap, real-time Intelligence is still hard to come by, says Shane Smith.
The need for banks to differentiate themselves and their services to their customer base is paramount and the winners in this race will be those who supply better transactional processing efficiency, argues James Trott.
Creating a pricing methodology for automated FX trading is a complex undertaking. The idea may seem simple but there are many questions to be answered. Yaacov Heidingsfeld discusses the issues involved.
Richard Olsen believes that in the next few years, instantaneous settlement and continuous interest rate payments in addition to other advanced tools will have a major impact on the development of currency trading.
Is STP about speed? And if so, how can this be reconciled with the more conservative need for precision that is crucial in many areas? Gert Raeves provides some answers.
The existence of a standard description of data and workflow is simply not enough to make it successful argues Mathew Kuppe. The broad adoption of a standard is a measure of its success. He examines a variety of common standard protocols
On 11th of December 2002, a major conference was held at the offices of Shell in London on the TWIST initiative. Tom Buschman tells us about the meeting.
Peter Schipper and Justin Vosveld refresh our minds on how the concept of CLS works and now that it is expanding to new customer groups, what benefits a corporate treasurer could expect from joining CLS.
STP is gathering force as a must-have solution. With help from Trema, e-Forex, gathers five representatives from leading fx players to answer questions on STP and their offerings.
The debate in FX Options with respect to electronic trading platforms has focused on whether ownership of a trading platform is desirable from a broker