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Read the latest news from ParFX. For media enquiries, please contact Chatsworth Communications or call +44 (0)20 7440 9780.

On the BIS Triennial Survey

The results from the BIS Triennial Survey paint a hugely positive picture of FX market activity.. [highlighting] how the FX market remains as robust as ever, and continues to adapt and evolve in line with changing regulations, market structure and customer behaviour to remain one of the largest and most liquid financial markets in the world.

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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.

3 August 2015

ParFX Prime wins The Banker’s Trading Platform Project of the Year

ParFX Prime, the new prime brokerage service from wholesale global spot FX electronic trading platform ParFX, has been named Trading Platform Project of the Year by The Banker magazine.

This year’s achievement follows The Banker’s 2014 Awards, in which ParFX was named Technology Project of the Year. As an extension of ParFX, ParFX Prime enables buy-side institutions and small to medium sized banks to utilise the credit of...

13 March 2015

Market structure evolution - by Dan Marcus, CEO, ParFX

As 7,000 of the great and the good from across the financial services industry descended on Boston in September for the annual SIBOS conference, one theme above all dominated the speeches, panels and bar conversation: The three ‘Rs’ of regulation, regulation, regulation.

11 September 2014

Leading buy-side firms complete first trades on ParFX as Prime service goes live

ParFX, the wholesale global spot FX electronic trading platform, today announced the completion of the first trades via ParFX Prime, its new prime brokerage service for the buy-side FX community. 


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