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Global Foreign Exchange Solutions

Receive the competitive pricing, access to liquidity and efficient execution you require to meet your global currency trading needs. Turn to Northern Trust's full suite of foreign exchange solutions to successfully navigate the ever-changing market landscape.

Get 24/5 global coverage and trade in 70+ countries through our comprehensive FX capabilities. Tap into our broad, in-house expertise and more than 40 years of experience providing FX trading services.

Our E-Commerce platform, driven by our sophisticated foreign exchange technology, delivers tailored and highly automated trade execution.

Access deep liquidity

Widely recognized as a strong counterparty, you’ll benefit from our stable financial standing, solid industry reputation and extensive market connectivity. Our E-Commerce platform connects you to a comprehensive panel, unique to Northern Trust, of leading banks and exchanges.

Obtain greater transparency

Find the FX cost transparency you've been seeking. We provide upfront fee schedules to give you clear, consistent pricing. And our proprietary Transaction Cost Analysis reports provide an additional level of detail into your automated trading.

Execute efficient transactions

Trade with speed and accuracy supported by our sophisticated, customizable tools. Whether you prefer to work directly with our FX traders or through our E-Commerce platform, we can help you minimize market impact and lower operational risk.

FX Services

Our suite of FX services includes:

  • FX Algo Suite, offering tailorable, automated trading solutions
  • CompleteFXTM, our outsourced end-to-end FX dealing service
  • Passive currency overlay services, including:
    • Portfolio hedging
    • Share class hedging
  • Restricted currency trading
  • Standing instructions, automated income sweeps and custody trade tagging
  • Voice trading via global dealing desks in Chicago, London and Singapore
John Turney

John Turney

Head of Global Foreign Exchange - Northern Trust Capital Markets
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John Turney

John Turney

Head of Global Foreign Exchange - Northern Trust Capital Markets

John Turney is Head of Global Foreign Exchange at Northern Trust Capital Markets.

Prior to this appointment, John has held a number of senior positions across Northern Trust Global Foreign Exchange, including developing and managing CompleteFX (outsourced FX transaction processing and execution service), leading the PASCO (passive currency hedging) business; FX sales and relationship management and operations and technology to support the FX business.

John has also served as a Vice President of Luminous Capital, now a division of First Republic Investment Management. While at Luminous, John worked closely with one of the firm’s founding partners managing a portion of the firm’s then $6bn in assets across various liquid and illiquid strategies.

John holds a B.S. degree in International Political Economy, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University – 2007.

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