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4 February 2020, The Peninsula Qatar

Brexit boosts pound trading on both sides of the Atlantic*

"The increased levels of trading in sterling pairs is hardly a surprise, given it has effectively been a proxy for one of the most significant political events in a generation,” said Dan Marcus, chief executive of foreign-exchange platform ParFX. "However, the decline in dollar-renminbi is larger than most market observers probably expected.”

4 February 2020, Financial Post

Sterling trading volumes boosted by Brexit to record high*

"The increased levels of trading in sterling pairs is hardly a surprise, given it has effectively been a proxy for one of the most significant political events in a generation. However, the decline in dollar/yuan is larger than most market observers probably expected," said Dan Marcus, CEO of trading platform ParFX.

4 February 2020, London Free Press

Sterling trading volumes boosted by Brexit to record high*

"The increased levels of trading in sterling pairs is hardly a surprise, given it has effectively been a proxy for one of the most significant political events in a generation. However, the decline in dollar/yuan is larger than most market observers probably expected," said Dan Marcus, CEO of trading platform ParFX.

4 February 2020, Share Net

Sterling trading volumes boosted by Brexit to record high*

"The increased levels of trading in sterling pairs is hardly a surprise, given it has effectively been a proxy for one of the most significant political events in a generation. However, the decline in dollar/yuan is larger than most market observers probably expected," said Dan Marcus, CEO of trading platform ParFX.

4 February 2020, Intnet

Sterling trading volumes boosted by Brexit to record high*

"The increased levels of trading in sterling pairs is hardly a surprise, given it has effectively been a proxy for one of the most significant political events in a generation. However, the decline in dollar/yuan is larger than most market observers probably expected," said Dan Marcus, CEO of trading platform ParFX.

7 October 2019, Oman Observer

UK defies Brexit and tightens grip on global trading*

The chief executive of foreign exchange trading venue ParFX, Dan Marcus, said that this was “testament to London’s long-standing global trading relationships, concentration of counterparties and continued investment in technologies.”

3 October 2019, Bloomberg

Vanguard to Challenge Banks’ Grip on $6 Trillion Currency Market*

“Direct trading really is the Holy Grail for the buy-side,” said Campbell Adams, a former senior currency trader at Deutsche Bank who founded a platform called ParFX in partnership with banks including Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan.

3 October 2019, FX Week

JP Morgan traded $250 billion via NDF algos this year*†

The ParFX trading venue, meanwhile, has been mulling an expansion in the space, and Deutsche-Börse-owned marketplace 360TGTX is moving to unveil the kind of streaming technology that would help bank algorithms enter the NDF market.

19 September 2019, The Sun

London is trade no 1*

Dan Marcus, of foreign exchange trading platform ParFX, said: “This is testament to London’s long-standing global trading relationships.”

18 September 2019, The Times

London cashes in on foreign exchange despite Brexit*†

Dan Marcus, chief executive of ParFX, a foreign exchange trading platform, said: “This is testament to London's longstanding global trading relationship, concentration of counterparties and continued investment in technology”.

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