06 March 2015

Removing the Mask of Anonymity in FX Prime Brokerage ...

Daniel Marcus, ParFX, Trad-X

Prime brokerage trading has proven to be revolutionary for the growth of spot FX. But the model has allowed a small minority of participants to hide their identities and engage in a range of disruptive trading behaviors. Showing counterparty names post-trade in spot FX enhances transparency, genuine liquidity and trading relationships, encouraging ... rest of story...


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    Bitcoin Options: The Evolution of a New Asset Class

    Bitcoin has created quite a buzz in the investment community, and a number of exchanges have emerged to trade the virtual currency. And soon, investors will have a way to hedge their price exposure to the highly ...
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    Forex Clearing Slow in Coming

    U.S. and European regulators want more of the currency derivatives market to be centrally cleared. But they are taking their time finalizing the rules to clear forex derivatives trading. Gavin Wells, chief ...
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    Surveillance and Best Ex in the OTC Markets

    Scrutiny of over-the-counter markets – both by regulators and market participants – has been intensifying. But how do you monitor a market that doesn’t have a market center for manipulation ...

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Bitcoin: The Next Asset Frontier?

James Smith, Elliptic

Bitcoin’s special cocktail of high volatility, unregulated markets, and a global user base has made it the wild child of asset classes. But for Bitcoin to truly be embraced by the capital markets, a supporting ecosystem has to be in place to service institutions that wish to diversify into digita... Continue

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