ING’s digitisation efforts boost eFX trading flows

Liquidity provider says upgrades to e-trading engine enable it to hold on to risk for longer


In the foreign currency markets, where exchange rates can change in microseconds, speed of execution is everything. Yet when it comes to holding on to risk, the time a liquidity provider takes will vary.

This is something spot FX liquidity providers are increasingly considering when designing their execution algorithms and internalisation engines.

At one extreme there is full risk transfer, where the whole balance is executed instantly on a venue with no time for the market to drift. This can

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