An Interview with FXSpotStream® CEO Alan Schwarz on Leaprate

FXSpotStream® CEO Alan Schwarz speaks with Leaprate about FX Liquidity, GUIs, algos, LATAM and more.

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Algo Types: Accessing Spot Contingent Forwards and NDF Algos

April 14, 2022

Featuring: Paris Pennesi (HSBC), Alexander Nowak (J.P.Morgan), Asif Razaq (BNP) and Tom San Pietro (FXSpotStream) Understanding how the LPs deal with Spot contingent Forwards where clients can set a forward date on order entry and the Algo would automatically roll forward after it has executed. Popularity of NDF currencies with respect to deliverable currencies for…

March Volumes: Another All-Time ADV and Monthly Record High

April 4, 2022

FXSpotStream registered a NEW RECORD ADV HIGH in March ’22 surpassing the ADV record set last month. March’s ADV of USD70.115billion is an 11.06% increase over February’s ADV of USD63.135billion and completes what has been the highest volume quarter in the company’s history. In Q1 2022, FXSpotStream supported USD3.988trillion, with a Q1 ADV of USD62.313billion.…

Algo Execution: Internal vs External liquidity pools, pros and cons

April 4, 2022

Join FXSpotStream, Representatives from the FXSpotStream Liquidity Providing Banks and Moderator, Colin Lambert of The FullFX, as we sit down with our LPs to discuss FX Bank Algos. This 4-part series will be broadcast in LIVE sessions as we uncover different aspects of FX Bank Algos, how clients can use and benefit from the Bank…

February Volumes: All-Time ADV Record High

March 2, 2022

In February 2022, FXSpotStream registered a new high in terms of supported volume with an ADV of USD63.135bn. This represented a 19.15% increase MoM (compared to Jan ’22) and a 27.3% increase YoY (vs Feb ’21). The previous ADV high was in March 2020 as volatility around the Covid-19 pandemic reached its peak. Furthermore, February…

2021: A Year In Review

January 10, 2022

In 2021, FXSpotStream registered an ADV of USD48.397billion, an increase of 13.48% YoY vs. 2020 as we continue to gain market share. FXSpotStream reported positive YoY growth each month in 2021, with the exception of one. This growth was driven by positive YoY growth in all products, notably a 26.94% increase in Swaps ADV and…

J-Money Announce FXSpotStream as Best FX Platform For Fifth Consecutive Year

October 7, 2021

FXSpotStream has been voted Best Margin FX ECN/Multi bank platform in the J-Money Survey for the 5th consecutive year. J-Money is a leading industry magazine for financial professionals in Japan. Founded in 1986, J-Money has published articles and editorial articles covering market trends such as foreign exchange, bonds and stocks, as well as developments in…

New Microsecond Low-Latency Architecture Announced

October 6, 2021

October 6, 2021 – JERSEY CITY, NJ – FXSpotStream (FSS) announces the deployment of a new low-latency architecture. The new architecture, which will be deployed globally, will deliver substantial improvements to the Service’s market data processing times. The project is already underway in the New York site and will involve a full overhaul of the…

The Full FX Unfiltered with FXSpotStream

September 28, 2021

Colin Lambert talks with Alan Schwarz, CEO, and Tom San Pietro, CTO, of FXSpotStream about the platform’s recent addition of algos. The three discuss the thinking behind the launch; the challenges of delivering multiple algos, from multiple providers, via an API; and the opportunity set for FXSpotStream and its clients on the buy and sell…

e-Forex Interview: A remarkable growth story

July 26, 2021

Read the Cover Interview with FXSpotStream’s Co-founder & CEO, Alan F. Schwarz who talks about the company’s recent announcement to support FX Algos and Allocations. Click here to read the full interview here.

FXSpotStream Goes Live With Algos And Allocations Functionality Over Its API

June 23, 2021

  June 23, 2021 – JERSEY CITY, NJ – FXSpotStream (FSS) has added functionality to support FX Algos and Allocations over its API and expects to have its first clients live in early Q3. FSS clients will have access to over 70 different Algos and 200+ parameters offered by the FSS Liquidity Providers (LPs). FX…

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