Posts Tagged ‘FX’

EBS BrokerTec acquires Molten Markets

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Acquisition completes EBS’s offering for all customer segments


Corsair Capital and Palamon Capital Partners to acquire foreign exchange and international payment solutions provider Currencies Direct

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Palamon Capital Partners, a pan-European growth investor, and Corsair Capital, a leading private equity investor in global financial services, today announced an agreement to jointly acquire control of Currencies Direct (more…)

EBS to unveil a cutting-edge, next generation integrated trading platform

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

HTML5-based, seamlessly deployed and delivered

EBS, ICAP’s market-leading electronic FX business, has announced today that it will be unveiling a cutting-edge, integrated trading platform. (more…)

Oversight Committee publishes report on role of Bank officials in relation to conduct issues in the foreign exchange market

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

The Oversight Committee has today published an independent report by Lord Grabiner QC. This follows his investigation into whether, between 2005 and 2013, any Bank of England official was involved in, or aware of, conduct issues in the foreign exchange (FX) market. (more…)

State Street’s TruCross/FX Solution Now Live

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Solution Creates Trading Efficiencies in Electronic Foreign Exchange Benchmark Trading

State Street Global Markets today announced that its TruCross/FX platform is now live and available to institutional investment managers. (more…)

US Dollar continues its bullish rally

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Forex Preview (EURUSD, USDJPY, GBPUSD) – 03/09 (more…)

No.1 Currency acquires InterCash Bureau de Change

Monday, February 17th, 2014

No.1 Currency, a leading provider of retail foreign exchange in the UK, has today announced the acquisition of six InterCash Bureau de Change outlets. (more…)

Sterling Ended Last Week in a Positive Fashion

Monday, November 18th, 2013

By Carl Hasty, Director of Smart Currency Business

Will UK data support sterling’s recent strong performance? (more…)

Pound under attack again ahead of inflation data

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Mike Paterson’s Daily Forex Brief

Yesterday I suggested that the Pound was due for another potential slap after GBPUSD had failed to hold above 1.5800 and so it’s proved after a brief respite from its recent fall. (more…)

Euro slides again after US Trade Balance despite EU Budget agreement

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Mike Paterson’s Daily Forex Brief

I normally refer to the last day of the week as Frantic Friday and the last one didn’t let us down with some highly volatile trading and the Euro continuing to fall. (more…)

Euro falls after Draghi comments – Pound and Yen strengthen

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Mike Paterson’s Daily Forex Brief

Yesterday the BOE and ECB left interest rates and QE on hold as expected, but in the ECB press conference Draghi appeared not to rule out further monetary easing and traders took their cue to unload a few Euros. (more…)

Relative calm as traders await BOE & ECB decisions

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Mike Paterson’s Daily Forex Brief

It’s been a quiet 24 hours as markets await today’s latest decisions on interest rates and QE from the BOE and ECB, but we can expect it all to kick off again soon enough. (more…)