FX Week looks back on the year's most popular articles
Ed Eger, CEO of Oanda, argues why smaller players can no longer be fall guys
JP Morgan Asset Management sees more price swings and increased instability ahead
As global FX volumes rise, Dev Bhudia of GoldenSource explains why certain asset managers and hedge funds are seeking alternative ways to manage pricing risk
SNB Thursday brought home the extent of changing FX liquidity
While US regulators consult the industry over the exemption of foreign exchange products, the systemic risks and increasing costs of using central counterparty (CCP) clearers continue to be highlighted.
Senior quant discusses the high levels of cross-asset correlation across today's markets
Regulation: opportunity and threat
Are money market margins a new science or just an overhaul? By Carl Martin, group technology director at Eurobase Banking Solutions in London
A lesson learned from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy was that, at times of stress, CLS plays a central role in ensuring forex traders are protected. It seems surprising then that only one Greek bank is using the settlement system.
Exempting commercial hedgers from mandatory clearing could create a loophole for the institutional investors often blamed for driving up commodity prices, according to the chief lawyer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), reports Risk.net.
David Poole, chief operating officer at client strategy company Clientknowledge in London, discusses liquidity management
At the time of going to press, decisions on the future of the foreign exchange markets was still hanging in the balance, as regulators in the US debated the inclusion of forex swaps and forwards into the over-the-counter derivatives reforms.
CCIL allows economics to drive change
Saima Farooqi asks how likely it is that fx swaps and forwards will be swept up in the OTC derivatives reforms.
The decision to include foreign exchange swaps and forwards in the US over-the-counter derivatives reform bills run counter to research conducted by central bank-backed foreign exchange committees.
The changing paradigm of the foreign exchange markets might create a new set of pressure points for the industry that need to be addressed, warned delegates at the FX Week Asia congress in Singapore last Tuesday.
State Street last week became the latest bank to take advantage of counterparty risk fears on the buy side, extending its hedge fund administration services to include custody, cash management and forex.
Olgay Buyukkayali, foreign exchange strategist for Nomura in London, explains why now is a good time to buy EUR/CHF