The challenge was issued: How can you convert spot FX settlement to a same day operation from its current T+2 timeline? The inherent problem is the fact that a very high percentage of FX trades today; perhaps 70%-90%, are naked short sales. This paper explains how 9th Gear has solved the problem.
Same Day Trading and Settlement in Spot FX
Want to understand how same day trading and settlement is possible? This whitepaper addresses this question as well as what benefits, same day trading, offers each participant.
On Demand Liquidity
True on-demand liquidity will have a dramatic impact on the $5.1 trillion daily global FX market. Check out this white paper to learn who will benefit and why.
9th Gear Journey
Maryanne Morrow and Kathy Maher
As 9th Gear considered today’s financial landscape, we looked at one of the biggest global markets – foreign exchange (FX). With over $5 trillion in transactions originating from all corners of the globe every day, we decided to tackle the question: Why does it still take two days to settle payments? Equity markets have moved from five day settlements, to three days, to two days in 2017 as paper stock certificates have vanished and the market has pushed to remove pre-settlement risks, but electronic FX settlement cycles have not budged in the past fifty years!