by James Watson, Head of EMEA FXAll New business, Thomson Reuters
This article explores the foreign exchange trading dynamics of emerging foreign exchange markets from the perspective of FXall, the leading multi-bank foreign exchange trading platform serving over 1,300 institutional clients across the foreign exchange markets.
Multinational companies are increasingly looking to developing markets as a source of growth and, at the same time, many local corporates regularly look outside their domestic markets to compete internationally. Currency fluctuation coupled with regulatory complexities have driven corporate treasurers to focus on their FX execution frameworks, including risk management, as one way to help protect their companies’ bottom lines.
Certain trends, such as the continued growth of electronic trading and increasing regulation of derivatives trading products, are impacting corporate treasury approaches to FX execution and provide insight into the future direction of the market. Here, I explore some of the drivers of this change.