Foreign exchange (fx)
Dramatically reduced liquidity in August, coupled with sovereign debt concerns in the eurozone, have combined to strengthen the Swiss franc, say strategists
The appearance of the Sef Clarification Act last month, coupled with a changing mood in Washington, DC, has given rise to a more positive outlook among e-commerce experts
Banks have picked the DTCC to build a series of new derivatives repositories, but overlooked rivals CME and Ice vow to fight on
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High volatility in foreign exchange markets as a result of eurozone sovereign debt issues and the US debt problems have resulted in record volumes, platforms report
Conference speakers discuss the changing nature of the foreign exchange market, and agree successful providers in future are likely to be those that can offer a range of niche services rather than t...
CPSS-Iosco guaranteed settlement requirements make foreign exchange options clearing more difficult, say participants
From Phoenix to forex
Market-damaging behaviour should be controlled, but separation or elimination of high-frequency trading would be damaging to the market’s equilibrium, ClientKnowledge argues in research published ...
Crucial plenary vote on Emir on July 5 retains suggested amendments to recognise unique nature of FX derivatives, but strips out explicit calls for an exemption
HSBC chief executive expects renminbi to become a reserve currency within 15 years and shares the bank’s outlook for the Chinese currency
Hong Kong interbank participants have created the first US dollar to offshore renminbi price fixing giving the city first-mover advantage in becoming an offshore centre for renminbi products such as...
Citi, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley join Deutsche Bank on Traiana's enhanced CreditLink service
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.