The FCA need to look a bit further.

Whilst it is true that the FCA has begun looking into the Foreign Exchange markets with regard to the ‘fix’, it appears to us that the more appropriate angle would be to look at transaction cost levels.  Martin Wheatley’s speech today...

Sunlight For Your FX Trades.

This article (http://bit.ly/16g6iiZ) from Australia emphasises very well the point that Foreign Exchange costs are not transparent and that understanding them is a key element of getting to grips with your business costs.  It seems to us to be a very bad argument that...

Foreign Exchange Transaction Costs – Our View.

At Smart Markets we think the recent FTFM article (http://on.ft.com/173EAXs) on custodian transaction costs in FX misses an essential point about these costs. The main factor affecting the price achieved by the client is the amount of money taken from the deal by the...