In Part 2 of our full TV documentary, we examine the internal operations of London’s prime of prime brokerage sector, to show how your trades are processed, how counterparty relationships work and how overall challenges in the OTC FX industry are faced. We go inside the institutional FX industry and look at it from all operational aspects, from sales to CEO. Where does your liquidity come from, and how does it work?
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