Counterparty access in sharp focus for FX markets

Published on 30 September 2022

With big moves for many dollar currency pairs over the past two weeks, getting access to liquidity in the most efficient manner has been thrown into sharp focus. Traditional buy- and sell-side relationships are key but present limits. Concentration risk of providers can multiply trading costs by masking the level of relationships needed to find the other side of a trade.

Jay Moore, CEO and co-founder of FX HedgePool tells us how buy-side firms can find natural liquidity more easily, without needing to repaper with lots of new dealers, in order to better manage FX risk and trading costs.