Buy side takes control of execution as liquidity worsens

Risk warehousing ability isn't there any more, say large buy-side traders

James Watson at FXall
James Watson, ADS Securities: "We've definitely seen a different approach from our LPs"

Buy-side market participants are looking to take more control of FX execution, accelerating the transition from a principal risk-transfer to an agency execution-style model, as the time decay of trades declines rapidly due to counterparties' inability to warehouse risk for longer periods of time, panellists said at the ninth annual FX Invest conference in Amsterdam.

At the event on February 24, speakers highlighted deteriorating liquidity conditions as fewer participants feel confident

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