News

12
Feb

Advanced Trading: Where’s the Transparency in Order Routing?

Buy-side firms are diving below the surface to find out where their orders are being routed. It’s good to have your order filled in a timely manner. In fact, the equities markets depend on fast and accurate executions. But with the proliferation of trading venues and the growing complexity of the equity trading markets, buy-side …

23
Jan

Best Execution: Algo Trading in FX

Algorithmic trading in FX is a relatively new development, but its not without its challenges. Best Execution speaks to Rob Weissman* for the inside view. How would you characterize the FX market at present? The FX market has been going through a unique transition in two facets: fragmentation and regulation. Click here to access the …

7
Jan

e-FOREX: Adaptive FX Algorithms – Giving Control Back to Clients

To define terms at the outset, adaptiveness might be flexibility; it might be agility; it might encompass low latency and HFT functionality. Ideally, it delivers closer control. In the real world, FX-adaptiveness also necessarily crosses boundaries between asset classes. BNP Paribas’ Cortex iX FX spot algorithmic execution service. Click here to access the article.

6
Dec

Profit & Loss: ADS Securities Launches New Institutional FX Trading Platform

ADS Securities, the Abu Dhabi-based brokerage and financial services trading company, has launched a new foreign exchange trading platform for its institutional clients…

6
Dec

FX Week: ADS Securities targets HFT with new FX platform

New platform white-labels FlexTrade’s systems and is pitched to high-frequency and high-volume traders Abu Dhabi-based brokerage ADS Securities has white-labelled technology from FlexTrade to launch a new foreign exchange platform tailored to the demands of institutional high-frequency and high-volume traders. The low-latency platform, dubbed Orex, will be rolled out to clients in Europe, North America …

4
Dec

FX-MM: ADS Securities launches new institutional FX trading platform

ADS Securities, the Abu Dhabi based brokerage and financial services trading company, today announced the launch of a new FX platform for its institutional clients. Called ‘Orex’, the platform has been designed to offer a very low latency service which meets the needs of a range of high-frequency and high volume traders. The solution, developed …

25
Oct

Advanced Trading: OMS-EMS Retool as Clients Face New Regs

In the face of lower volumes, OMS and EMS are seizing opportunities as buy side clients need to upgrade their systems to comply with complex regulations and trade new asset classes electronically. Despite the slump in equity trading volumes, OMS and EMS vendors say they are seeing demand for new systems driven by regulatory changes …

25
Oct

FlexTrade Notches Best Forex Algorithmic Trading Technology Award

Receives Honor at Inaugural UK FOREX Awards 2012 London, October 25, 2012 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced it has won the “Best Forex Algorithmic Trading Technology” category at the inaugural UK FOREX Awards ceremony 2012, which was held at the Grange St. Paul’s Hotel …

24
Oct

Advanced Trading: Buy Side Wrestles with the OMS-EMS Dilemma

In the midst of a bad economy and lower trading volumes, the buy side balances the need to cut costs and consolidate OMS and EMS platforms, while chasing the best integrated solution. As the sluggish U.S. economy forces Wall Street belt-tightening, the downturn in trading volumes in U.S. equities, options and futures is also affecting …

23
Oct

Markets Media: Traders Burst Silos

Markets rise and fall, and short-term trends come and go. But one seemingly here-to-stay reality for many trading and investing firms in an increasingly global and interconnected market is the need to be involved in more asset classes, over a broader swathe of geography. An equity trader may move into derivatives, fixed income and/or foreign …

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