MMS plans growth in forex analysis

Mickey Arora, president and chief executive of MMS, told FX Week: "MMS is very lean, almost too lean, and we are looking to expand in all areas -- analysts, IT and support." Current global headcount is around 160.

"We are profitable and in a very fortunate position: [former owner] Standard & Poor's has been a very good partner," he said.

Arora's plans rebut market speculation that falling revenues and a shrinking client base for the market data industry as a whole could result in lay-offs and