Cost per FX Trade (Back Office)

Benchmarking Report

Cost per FX Trade (Back Office)

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What is Cost per FX Trade (Back Office)?

The total cost of processing Foreign Exchange (FX) trades within the back office divided by the total number of FX trades processed over a certain period of time. Back office costs related to FX trades include labor, overhead and technology expense related to related to trade affirmation, trade confirmation, trade clearing and trade settlement.

Why should Cost per FX Trade (Back Office) be measured?

Cost per FX Trade (Back Office) measures the operational efficiency of foreign exchange trading processes. A high value for this KPI may suggest slow trade settlement times, high rates of trade rejection (in the event that trade details do not match), overstaffed trade settlement functions or ineffective clearing procedures. Companies with a high FX trade processing cost typically have an unnecessary number of trading touchpoints, which has a negative effect on trade processing productivity.


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