Major central banks set out CBDC policy debates
BIS and central banks discuss major policy issues that still need to be solved
Fast LPs accuse rivals of maxing out last look response times
Firms with sub-10ms checks complain of losing volumes to slower rivals, prompting one to ditch ECNs
SG1 growth slower than expected, say LPs
Despite sluggish take-up of Singapore FX matching engines, some hope a new NDF venue will offer a boost
Athene dominates FX forwards market for US life insurers
Athene held $14.4 billion in foreign exchange forwards notional at the end of 2022, which translates to 26% of the $56.2 billion market for US life insurers. That was up from the $9.1 billion Athene had in its book in Q1 2022. US life insurers generally appear to use G10 currency pairs in their transactions, with only 1% of trade volume conducted in non-G10 currencies.Access the data
Why KfW revived an old idea for cross-currency collateral
Transport currency concept re-emerges at SwapAgent, but dealers warn of hidden FX risks
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Growth and stability
After enduring a turbulent period in 2018 and 2019, when Invesco suffered damaging fund outflows and its share price underperformed rivals, the outlook for the asset manager has stabilised. Assets under management at Invesco have returned to growth and stood at $1.4 trillion in March, a 20% increase in the last 12 months.Explore interactive charts
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