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CHF Crisis Heat Pushes Prime Brokers to Increase Trading Costs  

February 16, 2015

Adil Siddiqui, Forex Magnates

Trading costs are believed to be on the rise for currency traders as providers address their associated risks. With the market consolidating and retracting at the banking level, clearing and settlement changes could affect the price retail and institutional traders pay to execute trades.

The move comes as no surprise to participants as the post-2008 recession saw capital increases across the spectrum, thus uplifting transaction fees.

Traders are used to costs and fees when executing trades, both with listed instruments and OTC derivatives. But the recent havoc in the currency markets on the 15th of January has changed the current operating landscape.

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