Foreign exchange contact group (FXCG)

The FXCG is a forum for interaction between the ECB and industry-wide market professionals involved in the wholesale foreign exchange (FX) market. The objective of the FXCG is to discuss developments in FX markets and share ideas and experiences on the structure and the functioning of the FX markets.


Deputy Director General Market Operations of the ECB

Members and composition

The FXCG is composed of representatives of the ECB as well as financial and other institutions with a prominent role in the area of foreign exchange.

The composition of the group is reviewed at the end of the calendar year. Foreign exchange market participants are welcome to express their interest in joining the Contact Group by submitting the application form and relevant documentation to the FXCG Secretariat at the latest by end October.
To further enhance the diversity of our contact group, we particularly encourage institutions to nominate female representatives.


Representatives from the euro area national central banks, who have the status of observer, may follow the discussions in the group.

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