Foreign Exchange

Thomson Reuters offers low-latency FX trading services

Thomson Reuters is to debut an integrated suite of information and trading services for FX trading which leverages the London-based hosting capabilities of the firm's Elektron cross-asset trading platform.

Saxo opens HK office to serve institutional, retail flows

Saxo Capital Markets, a trading platform provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of Denmark's Saxo Bank, has opened an office in Hong Kong in response to growing opportunities offered by increasing institutional flows to the region as well as demand for white-label solutions from financial institutions.

JSE launches flexible FX derivatives contracts

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has launched any-day expiry foreign exchange contracts on its derivatives market, allowing institutions to hedge their currency risk more accurately.

Portware simplifies FX post-trade processing

Trading technology provider Portware has teamed up with post-trade solutions firm Traiana to ease back-office processes for users of its Portware FX trading platform.

Apama helps dealers aggregate FX liquidity

Progress Software, a provider of financial software, has made a wider range of single-bank foreign exchange (FX) portals available to dealers via its Progress Apama Capital Markets Framework connectivity network.

FX to become new high-frequency battleground – Aite

High-frequency trading in the foreign exchange (FX) markets will rocket to 40% by the end of 2012 from with 25% at the end of 2009, according to a new study by consulting firm Aite Group.

Option Computers to aggregate FX liquidity for buy-side

Option Computers, a provider of straight-through-processing and connectivity feed handling software for foreign exchange (FX) markets, has released a liquidity aggregation solution for FX traders.

J.P. Morgan expands FX algo offering

Investment bank J.P. Morgan has added two new algorithmic strategies to its MorganDirect AlgoX algorithmic order execution service for foreign exchange (FX) and made the suite available from Bloomberg terminals.