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Deutsche Börse offers market participants access to real-time FX pricing data from 360T
Frankfurt – July 01, 2021 – Deutsche Börse further expands its FX data offering by providing real-time FX pricing data from 360T through its CEF data feed. The offering includes data from 360T’s and DIGITEC’s award-winning Swaps Data Feed (SDF), as well as streaming FX spot pricing data sourced from 360T’s Essential Data Feed (EDF). Deutsche Börse acts as licensor for the data.
Stuart Simmons, Director and Head of Currency at QIC, argues in the latest episode that not only is the London 4pm Fix not a good time to trade FX on behalf of investors, but that …
in fact it might be the very worst time to do so. Expanding on this, he claims that order flow imbalance lead to herd behaviour amongst investment managers trading at the Fix that in turn causes market impact which negatively impacts execution outcomes. On top of this, Simmons makes the case that the interests of investors are misaligned with both asset managers and their counterparty banks when it comes to using the 4pm Fix as a benchmark.
Claire Dissaux, Global Head of Economics and Strategy & Elisa Baku, Economist at the Currency Management Specialist, Millennium Global Investments
In March 2021 Millennium Global Investments published a report analysing whether emerging market (EM) currencies were priced as cheap or expensive relative to the global environmen…
t. The authors of that report, Claire Dissaux and Elisa Baku — who respectively hold the titles of Global Head of Economics and Strategy and Economist at the currency management specialist — both join the podcast to discuss its findings, and what they mean for investors. They also talk about why currency performance is likely to diverge significantly amongst EM countries and how the pandemic has impacted conditions in these markets.
Van Luu, Global Head of Currency at Russell Investments
With the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) due to start impacting a number of buy-side firms starting this September, Van Luu, Global head of Currency at Russell Investments, discusses …
the preparations that his firm has been making to ensure compliance, both on their own behalf and on behalf of their clients.
He then goes on to analyse how investors should be thinking about currency hedging in the Covid era, analysing the various pros and cons associated with different approaches to hedging FX exposures.