FX Week Conference

3 July 2008

On July 1, 2008 the industry's leading forex professionals gathered in New York's financial district for the 5th annual FX Week USA congress, followed by the e-FX Awards 2008. This year’s conference examined the future of FX as an asset class, the affects of the credit crunch on forex and the direction the US dollar is expected to take next as possible recession in the US looms. Representatives from across the industry discussed key developments in forex markets and addressed the massive growth of algorithmic and electronic trading with practitioner, led discussions electronic trading of options and optimal techniques for modeling FX.

Winners of the 2008 e-FX Awards were announced following the conference. This year's winners were presented with their awards by Alan Zweibel - one of the original writers of Saturday Night Live. The awards reward excellence in the e-FX space with categories covering algorithmic trading, post-trade services as well as e-FX initiatives.

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