Firms are discovering there is a strong business need for accurate real-time positional data across their organizations. Sapient's Duncan Cooper says access to such data would maximize investment opportunities and ensure that a firm can be fully invested. For some, an Investment Book of Records (IBOR) addresses that need.
The Journal reports on a botched Foreign Exchange trade that backfired on Goldman Sachs but details are scant.
A sharp rise in the use of high-frequency trading strategies in the foreign-exchange market is causing consternation among money managers and brokers, and trading venue operators are taking steps to calm their fears.
A new derivatives rule could halt the shift by forex traders to multi-dealer trading platforms and keep volume on single-dealer systems.
New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.
Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.
Custodial banks are defending themselves against lawsuits over standing instructions on currency trades done during the clearing and settlement process.
How Mellon Capital's Lynn Challenger effectively manages a desk trading stocks, bonds, currencies and derivatives.
Despite slow development, aggregation technology is now making greater strides toward helping investors achieve best execution.
More buysiders are using trade-cost analysis, a tool borrowed from the equity world, to improve their FX trading and get better returns for their investors.
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