CME’s FX Link Integrated with Bloomberg
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: June 24, 2021
Market data and order entry functionality for CME Group’s FX Link are now available on the Bloomberg Terminal to enable market participants to electronically access pricing, liquidity and trading for FX swaps in G5 currency pairs.
The integration provides mutual clients with access to new FX futures contracts through Bloomberg’s ISV, Tradebook. It also strengthens FX Link’s position as a cleared and capital efficient central limit order book for FX swaps, which leverages existing OTC and futures workflows. Through the integration with Bloomberg, a larger group of market participants are able to view and execute FX Link’s firm liquidity pool, CME says.
“FX Link is the tradeable spread between OTC FX spot and CME listed FX futures and therefore represents a cleared and capital-efficient pool of firm liquidity for FX swaps traded on our central limit order book,” says Paul Houston, global head of FX products, CME Group. “Bloomberg customers can now seamlessly view and execute trades in FX Link and access this diverse liquidity pool supported by existing workflows.”
Brian Coffaro, global head of futures and options trading at Bloomberg, adds, “Our connection to CME FX Link enhances our data and trading offering and enables us to provide our clients with comprehensive trading solutions. This integration enables us to continue delivering cross asset solutions that provide our clients with access to greater liquidity and price transparency in the futures and FX markets.”