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The use of foreign exchange markets by non-banks




As part of its Market Intelligence programme, the Bank of England monitors developments in a range of financial markets, feeding information gathered from contacts into its monetary and financial stability policy processes. This intelligence provides the Bank with insights into a variety of rapidly evolving markets, including the foreign exchange market, where turnover has more than trebled over the past decade. This article draws on this intelligence, economic theory and market data to shed light on the role that non-bank participants — both financial and non-financial — play in the foreign exchange market.

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  • O'Connor, James & Wackett, James & Zammit, Robert, 2011. "The use of foreign exchange markets by non-banks," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 51(2), pages 119-126.
  • Handle: RePEc:boe:qbullt:0050

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    1. Alain P. Chaboud & Benjamin Chiquoine & Erik Hjalmarsson & Clara Vega, 2009. "Rise of the machines: algorithmic trading in the foreign exchange market," International Finance Discussion Papers 980, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
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    1. Lowes, John & Nenova, Tsvetelina, 2013. "The foreign exchange and over-the-counter interest rate derivatives market in the United Kingdom," Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, Bank of England, vol. 53(4), pages 394-404.

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