The past few years in FX have been both exciting and challenging for the buy-side community as volatility and volumes have waxed and waned and the key drivers and rules of the industry have continually evolved. This winter 2014, FX Invest Europe is moving to Germany, an engine of European growth and FX, to delve into the 24 hour world of currencies. The 7th annual conference will assemble the leaders of the FX space for one day only to discuss everything from the euro to the yen. Featuring hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, corporates and many more, FX Invest Europe is the exclusive forum to hear from the most innovative and best performing players in the FX community as they share their market views and best practices.
As the leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk, offering the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. We bring buyers and sellers together through our CME Globex electronic trading platform and our trading facilities in the United States and Europe. CME Clearing, an industry-leading central counterparty clearing provider, offers clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives. CME Europe, our London-based derivatives exchange, offers FX contracts and a suite of commodity contracts and will become a multi-asset class exchange over time. CME Clearing Europe, our London-based clearing house, provides a single, integrated platform for a broad range of OTC financial and commodity derivatives and futures in a European regulatory framework.
LCH has always endeavoured to build strong relationships with partners across the global markets to deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help participants increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. Working together with our stakeholders, we have helped the market transition to central clearing by introducing an array of innovative enhancements. These include solo compression with blended rate, an expanded set of customer protection options, and the launch of LCH Spider, our portfolio margining tool. When combined with an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world’s leading market participants.
Founded in 1987, FENICS® quickly became the industry standard pricing tool for FX options. FENICS® has more than 30 years’ experience of providing intuitive solutions for the FX derivatives market spanning from pre-trade analysis, risk management, automated client price distribution, and post trade processing. The full range of API’s facilitate connectivity to third parties and bespoke front end solutions.
FENICS® is a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. FENICS® PRO is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide. FENICS® operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
FXSpotStream provides a multibank FX streaming aggregation and a matching service supporting trading in FX Spot, Forwards and Swaps and Spot Precious Metals. Banks connected to FXSpotStream’s streaming aggregations venue serve as Liquidity Providers to clients. FXSpotStream’s streaming aggregation service functions as a market utility, providing the infrastructure to facilitate multibank trades from clients to Liquidity Providers. Clients access a GUI or single API from co-location sites in New York, London and Tokyo. FXSpotStream’s streaming aggregation venue does not charge brokerage fees to clients or Liquidity Providing banks. FXSpotStream’s liquidity providers include BofA Merrill Lynch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, BNP Paribas, Citi, Commerzbank AG, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered and UBS.
Moscow Exchange provides exhaustive and convenient access to the Russian financial markets. The Exchange’s markets offer clients trading opportunities across a diversified range of asset classes all combined with best-in-class post-trade services. Today, Moscow Exchange is the main liquidity and price discovery centre for Russian instruments.
Moscow Exchange hosts trading in equities, bonds, derivatives, currencies, money market instruments and commodities. The Group also includes Russia’s central securities depository ‘the National Settlement Depository’ and the National Clearing Centre, which performs the function of central counterparty. Moscow Exchange’s FX and Money Mark et is a key element of the Russian financial system. The Bank of Russia uses the Exchange’s infrastructure to implement monetary policy and provide liquidity to the market through repo transactions and FX swap transactions.