June 18, 2020

Refinitiv drives electronification of Malaysian FX market with the approval of FXall and Matching as Electronic Trading Platforms

Strengthens Refinitiv’s commitment to deepen financial markets in Malaysia and the ASEAN region

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE/LONDON – Refinitiv today announced that FXall has been approved by Bank Negara Malaysia as an Electronic Trading Platform, under the country’s new Framework for Electronic Trading Platforms. FXall will be offered in Malaysia under its approved money broker “Refinitiv Transaction Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd.”

Refinitiv FXall is a complete end-to-end workflow solution for FX trading. It offers a feature-rich multi-bank trading platform serving the full spectrum of market participants, providing unequalled access to FX market liquidity. Trading spot, forwards, swaps, NDFs, and options is only a click away. Users can seamlessly execute their trading strategies transparently and in compliance with local and global regulations.

Also approved under the ETP Framework is interbank central limit order book Refinitiv Matching, which enables banks to trade on credit-screened USD/MYR liquidity on an anonymous basis.

Refinitiv Matching is the leading industry solution that offers real-time credit screening, enhanced price discovery, efficient execution and automatic trade capture and reporting. This market leading Central Limit Order Book offers a new level of operation for traders.

“Refinitiv has been a long-time partner in the Malaysian financial market. Bank Negara’s formal approval for FXall to operate alongside Matching enables us to further assist Malaysian FX market participants to develop their e-FX trading solutions. This will lead to greater transparency and efficiency both for the banks and their customers,” said Nigel Fuller, Performance Director for FX Venues at Refinitiv.

“We continue to work closely with central banks, liquidity providers, and buy-side participants to promote the development of efficient, fair and effective markets in the ASEAN region,” he added.

Refinitiv was awarded Best Tech Provider and Best G10 FX Trading Platform at the coveted FX Week Asia Awards 2019.

About Refinitiv

Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community – driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime.


Silke Marsh
Director, Communications, Asia Pacific
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