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Pizza & Disclosed Venues

Here’s our final FX Poem to kindly ask for your vote for the P&L Readers’ Choice Awards…          Pizza & Disclosed Venues          by erustamov@marketfactory.com Everything got put to test, challenging our ability Some passed with flying colors, some lacked connectivityYou picked up new skills in your home facilityEven boosted […]
Eugene dressed as the famous poet John Milton
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The Ides of Covid

         The Ides of Covid          by emarkman@marketfactory.com As covid lead to volatility,It put a short on our mobility. We social distanced and joined zoom meetings,For work calls, happy hours, and family greetings. Yet FX remained resilient,And volumes hit levels that were brilliant. As markets move to Bull from Bear,It is now time to prepare. […]
Christian as the famous poet alexander pope
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An Ode to our New Mode

For the last five years, you elected us “Best in Connectivity.” To say thank you, I want to offer you a poem which will hopefully induce a chuckle.          An Ode to a New Mode          by creiss@marketfactory.com Pajamas, bathrobes, online meetings, Kids at home, please stop screaming,Oops, my laptop […]
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Sibos 2019: Why liquidity in the FX markets is the next industry challenge

MarketFactory Executive Chairman, James H. Sinclair, moderated Sibos London’s first FX panel focused on liquidity. Panelists included: Chris Purves of UBS; Neill Penney of Refinitiv; Jeff Ward of CME Group and Dmitry Ilyaev of Commerzbank.
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FX Week 2019 e-FX Award Winners Announced

Industry insiders have voted MarketFactory “Best Connectivity Provider of the Year” at FX Week’s 2019 e-FX Awards. MarketFactory CEO Darren Jer provides his thoughts on the win and the market.
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Profit & Loss 2019 FoXy’s Winners Announced

Profit & Loss announced its 2019 FoXy Award winners and MarketFactory won “Best in Connectivity” for the forth year!
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Marketfactory quoted in FX Week “FXPBs over-allocating credit to algorithmic and high-speed trading”

With over credit allocation serving as the norm, how can FXPBs manage risk without sacrificing speed? Industry heads weigh in the options and complications of industry solutions?
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MarketFactory quoted in FX Week “Singapore’s edge in race between Asia’s FX hubs”

Singapore is beating Tokyo and Hong Kong in volumes, changing the FX trading landscape in Asia. What is it doing to make sure it’s No. 1?
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MarketFactory quoted in Euromoney “FX: Making the Best of a Bad Situation”

Determining when a client is in distress is not always a straightforward process – banks and FX platforms need to have processes in place to ensure losses are not compounded.
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An explanation on this year’s flash events

Twice this year (and its only February 25) the FX press shouted, “flash crash!”. Both events merit explanation as they were vastly different. We offer ours. Yen Flash Event – Did the Tail Wag the Dog? What caused the yen flash event? Could it really have been retail-led following a negative revenue announcement by Apple? […]
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