FCA confirms tender process for UK consolidated tape

The UK watchdog today confirmed its decision to go with a single CT model chosen by tender process; while the European Parliament has finally come down in favour of the Mifir/Mifid II amendments suggested by MEP Danuta Hubner last year. Could a consolidated tape finally be on the cards?  

FX trading shifts towards listed markets as regulatory impact hits

The effects of regulations such as UMR and SA-CCR, combined with geo-political pressures, are shifting FX activity on-exchange – widening spreads and creating highly liquid trading conditions, according to the latest data from CME Group.