Liquidity woes are curbing FX growth

Difficulties in accessing alternative liquidity pools and the rising cost of trading are creating unexploited opportunities

James Watson at FXall
James Watson: "Really important to be able to connect to the people where you can get liquidity because of credit"

An inability to access alternative counterparties in foreign exchange and banks' lack of capacity to warehouse risk is curbing the growth of the market, as investors are unable to exploit opportunities because prices are difficult to access while costs are rising.

A large proportion of buy-side market participants are struggling to connect to alternative counterparties, despite the need to diversify as banks become more focused on client profitability, delegates at the 10th annual FX Invest

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