The term "liquidity" is understood as such condition of certain goods, resources, securities at which they can be acquired or realized quickly and without essential losses in the price. The highest level of liquidity are cash assets.
The main indicator of liquidity is trading volume. Than more transactions are concluded with one or another asset, than higher its liquidity. The daily volume of trade in the FOREX market amounts to trillions of US dollars, which exceeds many times the volume of world stock market. That is why the FOREX market has the highest liquidity.
In practice FOREX trading «liquidity» means, first of all, the ability quickly sell or buy one or another currency in the necessary volume. Therefore, tools, which can be quickly sell or buy call highly liquid, and assets, the sale or buy of which takes a lot of time is low-liquid. Liquidity provide market-makers - large participants of the market (such as banks), than more market-makers provide liquidity of the company, than higher the probability that the transaction will be possible to perform, regardless of the time and the trading sessions in the different countries of the world.
The aggregator (provider) of liquidity is the large participant of the market uniting in a network the largest banks of the world, financial institutions and the funds, forming pool of a stream of the prices, quotations and news to smaller participants of the market such as brokers, the dealing centers, etc.
In keeping with its business model, the «RVD Markets Limited» Company carefully selected the best in the world liquidity providers and concluded with each of them of a cooperation agreement to provide our customers with access to the widest possible liquidity and qualitative execution of orders at the best prices on the FOREX market.
The company Currenex was founded in 1994 and became the first online multi-dealer trading platform in FOREX. The original name of the company was Waldron Management and was changed to Currenex at the end of 1999, when it was sold to a group of investors.
The difference Currenex from other not only in the presence of tens of the largest world players, but also in hi-tech decisions, allowed to create a system of the fastest electronic trades between direct market participants.The complex of these conditions allows Currenex broadcast the best quotes, the high liquidity and the rapid execution of transactions. Currenex doesn't carry out calculations between participants, and only provides for the participants of the formation of orders for withdrawal of funds from their accounts.
Today Currenex unites more than 70 largest banks of the world, financial institutions, funds, corporations etc. Now the number of members of Currenex includes such powerful corporations, as Autodesk, Compaq, Ericsson, Intel Corporation and about 40 leaders of the world banks acting as market makers, including ABN Amro, Barclays Capital and Merrill Lynch. The traders using Currenex, have access to trade in currencies in the interbank market Forex, to the round-the-clock liquid market and tight spreads from 0 pips. Being one of the most popular ECN-networks among the banks, institutions and large private investors, Currenex aggregates liquidity for wide range of financial institutions and and thus provides the best prices on the Forex market.
Integral is one of the largest providers of liquidity in the FOREX market. Representing itself as an interbanking system, Integral forms through technology FxGrid pool of liquidity providers forming an interinstitutional trading network. ECN Integral combines the liquidity of financial institutions such as HSBC, Citibank, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, NOMURA, RBS, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, COMMERZBANK, SEB, Morgan Stanley, JPMorganChase.
With direct access to interbank liquidity on technology- Straight Through Processing, STP, speed of execution of orders among the network participants in the highest, and spreads on currencies are minimal.
The LMAX Exchange company is one of the first retail exchanges on FOREX and CFD in Europe. LMAX Exchange transparent structure, which provides customers the best market prices and quality of execution of trade orders.
Authorised and regulated by the FSA as a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF), the LMAX Exchange enables private and institutional investors to trade directly with no dealing intervention at live streaming institutional prices. The LMAX Exchange is a neutral execution venue where buyers and sellers meet, show their interest in an instrument by placing orders and where orders are matched according to our efficient, best-execution, institutional style matching rules.
The LMAX Exchange gives both private and institutional traders the pricing transparency, speed, 20 levels of market depth, 100% execution of pending orders, additional credibility, neutrality and control that has until recently been only available to institutions in the wholesale market.
The company Boston Prime offers the innovative technology of Best Bid Best Offer (BBO) provides access to institutional class liquidity with the tightest spreads available in the market. The BBO Price Feed takes the best bid and offer from nine of the world's top-tier liquidity providers and aggregates the best prices into a single real-time stream for every transaction. In addition to FX, CFDs are also included with the BBO offering.
Boston Prime has partnership agreements with the largest providers of liquidity - (Citibank, Deutsche Bank, NOMURA, etc.) and soon plans to add several more.
Competitive low spreads became possible thanks to our live streaming prices, which allow you to have a high-speed execution of orders (up to 6 million at the same price per tick). In addition, the company provides for the trade 60 currency pairs and dozens of contacts for difference, futures and options, with a depth of market up to 12 levels.
FXCM's main business is allowing retail clients to speculate on forex markets with leverage. FXCM promotes a 'no dealing desk' business model for its currency products where it takes prices from a number of major banks and allows clients to trade the best price at any given time (direct market access - DMA).
The FXCM company works in close cooperation with a number of the largest international banks and the financial organizations. It is an important factor for those who trades in the markets, differing in the smallest stability. The presence of multiple sources of prices allows customers to receive the most favorable spreads and make transactions even in the conditions of important news events, while the work with one or two banks would lead to an increase in the difference between the buying price and the selling price or the absence of prices as such.