Dearth Of Training For Foreign Exchange Traders Could Lead To Forex Recruitment Shortage


LONDON -- Banks could soon face a shortage of good FX traders because fewer institutions are training new staff, say recruiters.

A surplus of FX traders in the global market because of banking and currency consolidation means it is easy for banks to hire good-quality ready-trained staff at the expense of training newcomers. But as the pool of experienced FX traders diminishes as people leave the markets, banks may regret ceasing training programmes, recruiters say.

"Banks in FX have stopped t

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