FX Week - 16 No 28

eSpeed upgrades spark changes

LONDON – FX platform vendor eSpeed is undergoing a number of changes to its staff in the coming weeks, as it seeks to improve its position in the market.

London blasts hit e-trading

LONDON – Last Thursday’s terrorist attacks in London caused widespread disruption to electronic trading, with spreads widening considerably and at least one bank not delivering prices to a portal.

New name and chief executive for Tullet

NEW YORK – Tullett Financial has changed its name following the merger with Prebon, and named G Andrea Danese as chief executive. The company will now be known as Tullett Prebon Information.

GFT opens Aussie office

SYDNEY – Global Forex Trading (GFT), the provider of real-time currency dealing, pricing and services for retail and institutional forex traders, has begun operating a field office in Sydney, Australia.