Bank FX Price Feeds Fall Short

Jonathon Webb of C-View speaking at Best Execution 2010 in London

Banks must improve their foreign exchange (FX) pricing and trading infrastructure or risk losing order flow, according to currency traders.

Pricing feeds with major latency issues can outweigh the benefits of any extra liquidity, says Jonathon Webb, portfolio manager with UK-based currency investment manager C-View.

"Pricing feed latency is one of our main concerns, because what you typically find in FX is that the time feeds go latent is when things get busy and you want to deal. Banks that

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