EBS chases competition with decimalisation launch


The Icap-owned platform plans to take pricing out to tenths of a pip, bringing it in line with rival systems. Electronic communications network Hotspot FX, for example, launched trading in tenths of a pip in 2007, saying it "enables clients to fine-tune their passive bidding/offering strategies and banks to optimise their market-making algorithms."

However, there is concern the drop in profitability for market-makers might lead to a fall in liquidity. "There's a long-standing, unsettled debate

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: https://subscriptions.fx-markets.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Markets account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: