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Scotland faces technology and infrastructure challenges

Credit cards, bank payments, clearing and settlement of securities – if Scotland goes it alone, its financial infrastructure will need an overhaul

Infrastructure | 18 Sep 2014

FX Focus - Editor's Letter

Cash management products promise to save millions for corporates, but costs could rise elsewhere as regulation begins to bite

Foreign Exchange | 15 Sep 2014

FX reform: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Code of conduct needed to balance structural reforms, says WMBA

Trading | 08 Sep 2014

Electronification of Asian FX only just beginning

Jay Hibbin, VP of capital markets services at Colt, says Asia offers opportunities for latency sensitive traders

Foreign Exchange | 12 Aug 2014
Buyout dealflow has slowed down considerably in Q4

What will revive fallow FX?

In more than 40 years since the collapse of the Bretton Woods system, rarely has FX volatility been so low. IG's Patrick Foot examines current conditions

Foreign Exchange | 06 Aug 2014

One last look at last look

Jacob Loveless, New York-based chief executive of FX technology firm Lucera, weighs into the debate over last look practices, which have come under scrutiny in recent weeks

Trading | 30 Jul 2014

Need for surveillance accelerates amid scandals

Scandals in various asset classes highlighted the need for greater surveillance on trading systems, says David Hesketh, chief operating officer of the Financial Skills Division of Markit

Trading Systems | 21 Jul 2014

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