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TriOptima Compressed a Massive $125 Trillion in Eliminated Notional Principal This Year


Since the launch of triReduce in 2003 and until the end of 2013, OTC derivatives market members have reduced about $375 trillion in notional principal using the service and now that figure has reached $500 trillion.
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Semi-Annual North America FX Volume Survey: Electronic Trading Rises Further


Results from the latest semi-annual North America survey show 43% of all transactions are spot FX, 29% swaps, while electronic trading now accounts for more than half of all deals as of April this year.
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NYDFS Intends to Place Monitors at Deutsche Bank and Barclays as FX Investigation Continues


As the investigation by regulators in regards to collusion and price fixing in the FX interbank market continues, the NYDFS has issued its intentions to place monitors at Deutsche Bank and Barclays.
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange Integrates Thomson Reuters Eikon Platform


Thomson Reuters Eikon customers are now granted access to the DME, following the integration between the two entities, facilitating futures and commodities trading in the Middle East.
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MAS to Introduce Transaction Reporting for FX Derivatives for Banks, Spot FX Exempted


The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a consultation paper on draft regulations for reporting of foreign exchange derivatives contracts transactions, expecting comments and feedback until the 8th of August.
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Markit to Deploy a Centralised Confirmation Infrastructure for FX Options


Markit’s Managing Director Keith Tippell has explained to Forex Magnates the rationale behind entering FX options, as the company has announced its electronic trade confirmation and exercise management service.
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Rabobank’s FXPB Exit, $15M in Losses? And the Gaping Hole in the Market


It’s not often that a prime broker exits the market, but following Rabobank’s exit from the FXPB space, it has triggered an avalanche of movement in the industry as former customers secure new relationships.
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ICAP Launches Its Trans-Atlantic SEF, Regulated by Both CFTC and FCA


The world’s largest broker responsible for interbank transactions has unveiled its SEF offering today which could help alleviate the liquidity-squeeze effects caused by different regulatory environments.
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Quotix CEO on Latest Deal With OMF Which Just Selected its Liquidity Aggregator for FX


The Spotware Systems subsidiary that develops price aggregation technology for FX, pooling liquidity from major dealers, has announced that New Zealand-based OM Financial selected it for their OMF cTrader platform.
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ICAP Integrates AUD Into Its i-Swap Platform, Targeting Asian Clientele


ICAP, a leading interdealer brokerage and provider of a variety of financial and information services, has announced the launch of the Australian Dollar (AUD) on its i-Swap platform in Australia.
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