Adventures in Wonderland
Bankrupt financial services group Refco has failed to sell its foreign exchange brokerage, and its securities broking arm has been ordered to pay $122 million compensation to a Russian customer.
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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Refco is preparing to sell off its futures brokerage to an investor group led by JC Flowers, as it files for bankruptcy protection.
The controversy surrounding Refco has not hindered operations at its futures commission merchant (FCM) subsidiary, according to derivatives exchanges.
Boston-based private equity group Thomas H Lee Partners (THL) will acquire a majority stake in Refco, a New York-based financial services firm involved in derivatives execution and clearing, as well...
Ten financial institutions in Singapore have signed up to SD-FX, the FX options pricing system of UK-based technology company SuperDerivatives.
Refco Capital Markets has selected JP Morgan Chase as its provider of continuous-linked settlement (CLS) services.
Two futures commission merchants, Carr Futures and Refco Group, will provide US-based customers with direct, electronic access to Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) listed derivatives.
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