Interview: Trading rooms went virtual, central banks stepped up – but some platforms flopped
As Europe weighs Aussie-style rules for spot trading, some see benefits – but many fear the burden
Spreads tighten on many currency pairs but liquidity still patchy
Interview: Ralf Donner explains why algo usage is up while markets are down
Old tensions have new edge as banks urge clients to bypass platforms
Mixed feelings for sell-side traders as Covid-19 spurs wave of speculation and hedging
Tools to manage LNG freight risk were developed last year, but how is the market responding?
Beyond central bank policy, traders see a range of hidden structural factors at work
FX Week recently hosted a webinar in partnership with Refinitiv to ask foreign exchange industry leaders to discuss geopolitical challenges, market changes and developments, and evolving technologies, and how they have shaped forex markets in Asia
Risk Awards 2020: Swiss bank shows block trading can still compete in the age of the algo
Research shows patchy disclosures, plus differences from banks on pre-hedging and rejected orders
On cryptocurrencies, commissioner worries about spot market, but has confidence in big futures exchanges
An easy to calibrate and accurate swap market model is proposed
This paper studies the characteristics of the conditional mean and volatility of daily price movements of the system price for the Nordic/Baltic one-day-ahead spot electric power market.
Disclosures show striking differences on pre-hedging, hold times and trade acceptance
Past behaviour may subject clients to a 200-millisecond hold period, as US bank tries to avoid losses
A look at the valuation of gas storage facilities and show how a deeper analysis of the value formation can offer insights for P&L optimisation and risk management
The authors of this paper study the forecasting performance of Nordic power futures in order to see whether the futures bias reported in a number of previous studies still prevails and, if so, whether this means that the market is inefficient.
Exchange mergers will "simplify the picture" for power traders, says Conil-Lacoste
Power exchange copes well with evolving market and changes in client demand
Inability to convert RMB is preventing more participation from Chinese end-users in the iron ore swaps market, according to an onshore metals derivatives player
Hitting the gas
A recent flurry of FX trading platform launches will undoubtedly lead to a round of consolidation, with less successful players squeezed out of the market, argue FX Week USA speakers
London will become the next offshore centre for RMB trading, vows UK chancellor George Osborne, supported by banking heads from Bank of China, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered