FX trading

The mixed fortunes of FX markets

Gill Wadsworth assesses the toll geopolitical and macro-economics are having on the FX markets. More than three months after Russia invaded Ukraine the conflict shows...

Eugene Markman: The changing trading paradigm

Eugene Markman, Chief Operations Officer at ION Markets (FX) and Chief Executive Officer at MarketFactory, talks to Lynn Strongin Dodds about turbulence, liquidity and data. What have been...

Working at light speed

Shanny Basar talks to Jenna Wright, Managing Director at LMAX Digital, about launching the crypto business in 2018, increasing institutional interest and rapid growth. LMAX...

Euronext FX Dashboard

Euronext FX, an Electronic Communication Network (ECN) for foreign exchange and precious metals trading powered by FastMatch® technology, has recently launched a new market...

Jan De Schepper: New horizons at Swissquote

Jan De Schepper, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Swissquote Bank spoke to Best Execution about the challenges and ambitions of a relatively young...

Swissquote to acquire KeyTrade Bank to expand European footprinf

Swissquote Group is to acquire Keytrade Bank Luxembourg through its Luxembourg-based subsidiary for an undisclosed sum. “With the acquisition of Keytrade Bank Luxembourg we will...

Be prepared

Alexandre Hardouin, Director of Fixed Income Desktop at Refinitiv spoke to Best Execution about the progress being made in the Libor transition process and...

The art of pricing clients for retention and repeat business

FX is often thought to be a simple market with a homogenous product where buyers compete on price alone. In fact, winning and retaining...

BNY upgrades its custody FX offering

BNY Mellon is expanding its custody FX offering, adding new trading capabilities and pivoting from a primarily custody-focused service model into a transparent open...

Cboe FX to launch hosted algo service with XTX Markets

Cboe FX Markets, a Cboe Global Markets company has launched a hosted algo service with electronic liquidity provider XTX Markets. This service will enable Cboe...

The shape of things to come: Peter Kinsella, UBP

Peter Kinsella, Global Head of FX Strategy and Managing Director at Union Bancaire Privée discusses changes in the FX market and the rise of cryptocurrencies. What is...

FX trading focus by Dan Barnes

Something has to give: Pressure builds in FX execution The struggle for margin in trading in FX is driving innovation, but not without pain. Dan...

FX trading focus: Alan Schwarz, FXSpotStream

Onwards and upwards Alan Schwarz, co-founder and CEO of FXSpotStream spoke with Best Execution about their strategy amidst the growing demand for algos in FX trading. FXSpotStream has seen...

EBS goes live with next generation EBS Direct Platform

Foreign exchange E-trading market operator EBS has launched its next-generation EBS Direct platform. Customers trading on EBS Direct should see faster processing times – reportedly...

Viewpoint : The year in review : Muamar Behnam

Oh what a year! Best Execution spoke with Swissquote’s head of sales, Muamar Behnam about capital markets in 2020 and what he’s hoping for in...