It is true that banks are having to do more, with less budget. Recent headlines have demonstrated we’re currently operating in an increasing cost pressured environment. The solution for some banks has been cost cuts through staff reductions – but is this always the right answer?
With increasing popularity to outsource FX technology at banks, Vikas Srivastava, Chief Revenue Officer at Integral, gets to the core of the matter and explores how to outsource the notoriously complex risk management technology stack. Integral recently spoke on a Greenwich Associates Webinar discussing the key technology criteria an FX desk at a bank needs […]
On the surface, the news that BCBS and IOSCO have granted an extension to the final phase of the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) is likely to be welcomed by asset managers currently trading uncleared derivatives with a notional between $8 billion and $50 billion. The extension pushes the initial margin compliance date out by exactly […]
Global FX markets have seen a lot of change again this year. Volumes are still depressed. The regulatory environment is heating up. A number of new competitors were announced and will be launching in the near future. Is this a good time to start your own FX brokerage? Read what Harpal Sandhu has to say in response to this and 9 other questions.