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Ethical FX via the Global Code

With the release of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange market last month, the FX industry is counting on a single set of guidelines to prevent bad behavior in currency trading.

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Instinet and Virtu Enter into Liquidity Streaming Partnership Ahead of MiFID II

– Instinet and Virtu Financial launch liquidity streaming relationship Providing buy and sell side clients with aggregated liquidity in anticipation of MiFID II regulations

IHS Markit and Deloitte to Address MiFID II Compliance for Outreach and Repapering

– IHS Markit announced a strategic alliance with Deloitte to address MiFID II regulatory challenges.

The Emperors New Clothes, part 2

– The first part of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” pointed out the fallacies of IEX’s core claims of being “Fair” and “Transparent”. In part 2, author David Weisberger looks to explain several serious issues with IEX’s recent paper they published to demonstrate the execution quality of their exchange.

Eze Software Launches MiFID II Commission Management Platform

– Eze Software, a provider of investment technology, is rolling out a new cloud-based commission management platform designed to help the buy-side manage MiFID II requirements.

Saudi Stock Exchange Named to Watch List for MSCI Emerging Market Index

– The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced it was named by MSCI to the organization’s Emerging Market Index Watch List.

ON THE MOVE: Citadel Snags Harold While BlackRock’s Stattman Retires

– In this week's On the move, Citadel is once again hiring as is Barclays. Several other notable changes include the head of BlackRock's largest mutual fund retiring and a senior departure at HSBC.

Charles River and Luminex Partner Up On Liquidity Sourcing

– The integrated offering enables the firms’ mutual clients to improve access to liquidity while reducing trading costs and minimizing market impact.

Long Term Investors Embrace FX Algos to Optimize Performance

– New research from Greenwich Associates shows that long-term investors corporate end-users are turning to algorithms in FX trading.

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