Unique OTC FX options service
OTC FX options have traditionally been dominated by primary-dealer banks and a small number of inter-dealer brokers. Electronic access to truly competitive pricing and independent pre-trade analytics has been limited, until now.
We offer a competitive and transparent OTC FX service with unique electronic option liquidity and independent pre-trade data and analytics. Clients can access our OTC FX liquidity and pricing through a range of solutions. With our first-to-market technology and banking relationships that extend over 40 years, we give our institutional and corporate clients a truly unique advantage.
- Multiple trading solutions
- Bespoke hedging and collateral solutions
- Independent data and pre-trade analytics
- Extensive range of currency pairs and strategies
- Lifecycle management
- Liquidity counterparty
The specialist OTC FX Options team uses our established banking relationships to augment our established infrastructure. The team offers a wide range of experience from both the buy and sell side, in not just OTC FX, but also listed derivatives at both banks and brokerage houses. They have built a truly innovative FX option service, using cutting-edge technology and our award-winning liquidity, bringing a new and transparent custom-hedging experience to the market.
The Fund Services team is made up of seasoned market professionals with decades of expertise that will help you navigate and understand the array of products and services available.
We provide specialist access to over 20 exchanges covering listed financial, equity, commodity and FX futures and options, as well as access to cash fixed income and OTC FX. Offering both electronic (FIX) API and voice-execution solutions, we provide trade assistance and liquidity sourcing for an extensive range of markets through a single access point.
For Financial Institutions
We have a strong history of dealing with a wide range of financial institutions, both as clients and as counterparties. This includes banks, proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, pension funds and asset managers. We can customise solutions for execution and clearing, sourcing liquidity, or providing prime brokerage services.
From the outset, we have evolved our solutions and services to meet a wide variety of the need of large corporations, taking care to fully understand their aims and objectives. Our long-term corporate clients take comfort from our capabilities, financial strength and stability, together with the support of the Sucden Group.
Our FX Options Report contains commentary and analysis covering OTC currency option pricing, volatility and positioning. Despite recent euro softness, May’s EURNOK moves on the upside persisted. With both the ECB and Norges Bank set to continue to hike interest rates in the coming months, what is the outlook for the currency pair?
Monthly commentary covering the FX markets, providing insights on recent developments on select currency pairs. The Brazilian real was seen strengthening in recent weeks despite the outlook for lower interest rates as investors are growing optimistic that a new fiscal framework proposal is set to succeed in shoring up public finances. With markets expecting the BCB to cut rates soon, what is the outlook for USDBRL?
The rally we saw in the first weeks of 2023 has stalled, and sentiment deteriorated since, especially in early May. Strong momentum out of China is absent, but recovery out of the region is underway, with services continuing to outperform. Downstream activity improved amid traditional peak season, but buyers have mostly purchased on the dip as needed. The demand outlook continues to struggle, with end-users showing continued softness in the goods’ sales. While this should lead to further easing in the supply chain issues we have witnessed in the last couple of years, looming recessionary fears are weighing on our demand outlook. With the key central banks ending their monetary policy tightening cycle, the focus is poised to shift away from inflation-centric data to fundamentals, such as economic growth and consumer performance. The historically weaker dollar should provide robust support for metals, but with the lack of a strong incentive, we struggle to see base metals significantly higher in Q2 2023.
Read our short coffee crop update, with commentary on recent price activity, and coffee market forecasts to take advantage of market movements. Since our last October report, the trend has changed, and we saw coffee prices strengthen, and the weather is now our main concern. In this coffee crop update, we assess the development of macroeconomic and consumer habit factors and provide our crop number estimates to help gauge the coffee price outlook.