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Joe Parsons

Regulators moot public utility to tackle settlement risk

Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty is an Indian billionaire who operated a United Arab Emirates-based currency exchange that regularly conducted spot foreign exchange trades with major dealers. In March 2020, Barclays sent the firm its legs of $130 million worth of spot trades across a range of

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Schaffer's Research

Hertz Global Announces Buyback Plan, Call Traders Respond

The company plans to buy back up to $2 billion of its outstanding common stock The shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HTZ) are popping today, last seen up 5.9% at $25.27, after the company announced a share buyback program. Hertz plans to repurchase up to $2

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FX & Derivatives
Schaffer's Research

Options Bulls Blast Twitter Stock After CEO Departure

Jack Dorsey has stepped down as Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, co-founder and chief executive of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), is leaving the company effective immediately. In a release, Dorsey said he is leaving because Twitter is “ready to move on from its founders.” Parag Agrawal, who

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Natasha Rega-Jones

FCA move brings regulatory risk to use of hold times

Individuals at foreign exchange liquidity providers (LPs) who continue to implement additional hold times in their last look checks could risk regulatory investigations from the UK Financial Conduct Authority, following the regulator’s confirmation of its views on the topic last week. On November 11, the

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Matt Clarke

How many times should you test an algo?

The role of luck – both good and bad – is commonly underappreciated in the world of algorithms. Many traders will try an algo five times and then form a strong opinion based on what they have observed. But is this reasonable? In the following

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FX & Derivatives
Joe Parsons

FXPBs wary of Turkish lira risk, say hedge funds

With the Turkish lira sinking to new lows against the US dollar every day, hedge funds report that their foreign exchange prime brokers (FXPBs) are wary of taking on risk as the currency continues to slide. The US dollar/Turkish lira rate passed through 10 on

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Commercial Editorial

Tackling rising FX settlement risk with DLT

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) provides a remarkable opportunity to mitigate the rising settlement risk within the FX industry, explains Alex Knight, head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Baton Systems How would you characterise the extent of settlement risk in the FX industry? Alex Knight,

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FX & Derivatives
Craig Turner

Turner’s Take Podcast | Big CBOT Rally!

Play Turner’s Take Ag Marketing Podcast Episode 260 If you are having trouble listening to the podcast, please click here for Turner’s Take Podcast episodes! New Podcast As Gordon Gecko said in Wall Street, “if you’re not inside, you’re outside”.  The price action today in

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