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Foreign Exchange

The Global FX Division of the GFMA is committed to promoting an efficient, robust and well-functioning global FX market.

Key Priorities

The Global FX Division has 25 members, accounting for the majority of the global FX inter-dealer market.

  • Voice of the industry – promoting confidence in the FX market and its practices and enhancement of standards.
  • Working for members and market participants – continued focus on ensuring a well functioning, efficient and cost effective global FX market for all end users, acting as a central forum for discussion, supporting members on implementation of new regulations, enhancing consistency and compliance.
  • Regulator engagement – building relationships with international regulators, promoting the role of FX markets in a well functioning economy, ensuring regulation is appropriate, providing a flow of information regarding international regulation and its impact on the FX markets - drafting and coordinating central responses, pushing for consistency and harmonisation.
  • Looking to the future – leading key industry initiatives for the benefit of all market participants with a goal of increasing efficiency and reducing costs, identifying areas where new technology may provide opportunities for market development.

Learn more about GFMA Foreign Exchange

Next Step FX: Promoting Career Opportunities for Women in Foreign Exchange

GFMA's Global FX Division hosted a first of its kind event to promote career opportunities for women in the FX industry.

This video includes highlights from leading industry voices and explores how technological innovation and other changes mean the FX industry is looking for an increasingly diverse range of skills and talent.


James Kemp

Managing Director, Global FX Division

Andrew Harvey

Managing Director, Europe, Global FX