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Transparent, affordable data

It is high time..providers..bring themselves in line with the FX Global Code..by making market data more transparent and affordable for everyone.

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12 July 2018

ParFX named ‘Best e-FX Trading Venue’ at FX Week e-FX Awards

ParFX, the wholesale electronic spot FX trading platform, has been named ‘Best e-FX Trading Venue’ at an award ceremony in New York. 

24 May 2018

FX industry pauses for reflection as Global Code adoption gathers momentum

25 May marked the first of anniversary of the FX Global Code, which aims to instil fairness, transparency and equality in day-to-day market practices. The industry has made good progress to date, but the next few months will be crucial to maintaining momentum, writes Roger Rutherford.

8 February 2018

Shining a light on opaque market data packages

Is there a need for greater transparency in market data pricing? A group of 24 trading institutions, including banks and asset managers, certainly think so. 

1 November 2017

High-frequency trading shifts from speed back to strategy

Faced with diminishing marginal returns and exponential cost increases, electronic high-frequency trading firms that made their fortunes by focusing on low-latency trading strategies are now turning their attention to analytics and smarter trading initiatives in a drive to maintain their competitive advantage.

5 June 2017

Hardwiring best practice into spot FX trading venues

The Bank of International Settlements’ (BIS) foreign exchange (FX) Global Code of Conduct is compelling market participants to take a hard look at established electronic spot FX platforms and ask if they are adopting best practices. 

25 May 2017

ParFX supports adherence to FX Global Code of Conduct

ParFX, the wholesale electronic trading platform, has issued an official statement in support of the recently launched FX Global Code of Conduct. The Code outlines a single set of principles to promote integrity and effectiveness across the global foreign exchange market. 

26 April 2017

ParFX wins ‘Best Trading Platform’ at FinTech Breakthrough Awards 2017

ParFX, the wholesale electronic trading platform, has been named ‘Best Trading Platform’ at the inaugural FinTech Breakthrough Awards.

The FinTech Breakthrough Awards honour excellence in products, people, services, technologies and companies focused on financial technology. The ‘Best Trading Platform’ category recognises ParFX’s success in creating an efficient and future-proofed model for spot FX.

27 January 2016

ParFX launches trading in Hungarian forint

ParFX, the wholesale electronic trading platform, today expanded the number of currencies offered on its platform with the addition of the Hungarian forint (HUF).

In recent years, the Hungarian forint has become increasingly popular among the global FX trading community, with approximately 90% of Hungarian forint trades executed outside of Hungary’s domestic borders. According to the Bank for International Settlements, it is one of the 25 most actively traded currencies in the world.

9 December 2015

Tradition wins prestigious interdealer broker and SEF of the year awards

Tradition, one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in commodity and financial products, has won the Interdealer Broker (IDB) of the Year and SEF of the Year titles at the FOW International Awards, presented last night.

The FOW International Awards for 2015 took place in London and recognise the leaders in derivatives trading, brokerage and technology innovation. Tradition won the top accolade awarded to interdealer brokers for the second consecutive year, as well as the prestigious SEF of the Year award.

23 September 2015

ParFX boosts currency offering with addition of offshore renminbi

ParFX, the wholesale electronic trading platform, today announced the addition of the offshore renminbi (CNH) as it expands the number of tradeable currencies offered on the platform.

The USD/CNH pair went live on 14 September 2015 following extensive testing, and is a result of global demand from ParFX’s founder banks and customer base, which has expanded significantly since the platform’s inception in June 2013.

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