12 Jun 2018


As the world’s largest financial market, the ability to swiftly identify and capitalize on key trends in foreign exchange is crucial.

The two key trends of the FX landscape right now is the growing popularity of Asian currency markets and the whirlwind growth of cryptocurrency trading.

In this report, Mike O’Hara and Nicola Tavendale of the Realization Group discuss the main drivers behind these trends, and how firms can make sure they are in the best position to take advantage of the opportunities they present.

Our CEO, Michael Ourabah provides key insights along with  Societe Generale’s John O’Hara, Eddie Tofpik of ADM Investor Services International Ltd, ING’s Stephane Malrait, Ramy Soliman of Stater Global Markets, Tom Higgins of Gold-i and R5FX’s Jon Vollemaere.

The report aims to answer the pressing questions FX traders have, such as:

  • What do these and other trends mean for the banks, brokers and investment firms that currently operate in the FX markets?

  • How can firms that provide access to these markets ensure their infrastructure is agile enough to respond to these trends?

  • What does the future hold?

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Get ahead of the competition, find out the truth about the future of FX from those who are in the know.



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