Tag: Foreign exchange

Yann Couellan: The path of the curious

Curiosity is the key to survival in the world of FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) trading, and Yann Couellan, head of FICC trading at BNP Paribas Asset Management, knows this better than most. Couellan speaks to David Whitehouse about his career so far and what still excites him about the future.

Reducing the human touch

Buy-side priorities have been historically dominated by regulatory concerns, but a survey of senior FX buy-siders carried out by Worldwide Business Research suggests that automation is now taking over. Hayley McDowell examines the benefits, challenges and progress as asset managers look to reduce the human touch on trading desks.

Fixing foreign exchange: Addressing legacy technology

The battle with legacy technology systems is ongoing concern for many banking institutions, but arguably no more so than foreign exchange. With an explosion of market data and increasing market fragmentation, technology strategies at large FX institutions have never been more important for staying ahead of the game.

FX Global Code of Conduct: One year on

With 25 May marking the first anniversary of the FX Global Code of Conduct, The TRADE examines whether FX institutions are choosing to adhere to the Code and if compliance has proved difficult for some.