StanChart’s e-FX trading engine goes live in Singapore 

Trade latency has been cut by more than 80%, Standard Chartered says

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Standard Chartered: e-FX trade conducted on January 20 in Singapore

Standard Chartered has executed the first trade using its electronic foreign exchange trading engine in Singapore, achieving a reduction in trade latency of more than 80%, the bank said on January 22.

The trade, conducted on January 20 in Singapore, was with Standard Chartered’s counterparty, United Overseas Bank.

Standard Chartered previously said it would set up an electronic currency pricing and trading engine in Singapore, after Citi and UBS announced plans to do so last year. 

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