A joint venture of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Reuters, called FXMarketSpace opened in 2007 and aspires to the role of a central market clearing mechanism.

Hikkake Pattern a method of identifying reversals and continuation patterns. Used for determining market turning-points and continuations (also known as trending behavior). It is a simple pattern that can be viewed in market price data, using traditional bar charts, or Japanese candlestick charts.