FlexAdvantage Blog

6
Jul

Riding the Wave: Speed, Algos and Consolidation

By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director A wave of consolidation has hit high-speed trading firms and brokers in the past few months, and many are blaming low volatility and weak trading volumes in the face of rising compliance and market data costs. Starting with electronic market-maker Virtu’s acquisition of rival KCG in April, Two Sigma Securities buying …

6
Jun

P&L Readers Choose FlexTrade for Best Liquidity Aggregation in FX

FlexTrade today announced it has been chosen as the Best Liquidity Aggregation Platform for FX at this year’s Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards, also known as the FoXys, which was recently held in New York.

27
Mar

Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific (Part 2)

As regulators place more scrutiny on best execution policies and transparency in OTC markets, institutions trading FX in Asia Pacific are watching closely. Hedge funds and asset managers are facing indirect pressure from investors to monitor the performance of their brokers and venues in FX spot, forwards and NDFs.

In Part II of the Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific, Vinay Trivedi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Head of FX Sales, APAC at FlexTrade Systems, discusses how the regulatory push for best execution is impacting FX trading in Asia, and why it’s driving demand for transaction cost analysis (TCA) through the execution management system (EMS).

26
Jan

Banks in Australia Look to Head Off Competitors in eFX

FlexTrade’s Vinay Trivedi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, discusses how Australian banks are reacting to the electronification of the FX market and competition from non-bank market makers.

23
Jan

2017 TraderForum FX Trading Summit (January 25 -26)

Visit FlexTrade’s booth at this year’s FX TraderForum for information about the latest in FX EMS/OMS trading technology for the buy-side.

6
Jan

Outlook 2017: David Ullrich, FlexTrade

FlexTrade’s David Ullrich discusses the outlook for FX industry trends in 2017.

3
Jan

Our Top 10 FlexAdvantage Blog Stories for 2016

It’s been an interesting year for the FlexAdvantage blog’s coverage of industry news. From government regulations, such as MiFID II, Last Look, Tick Pilot and Maker Taker, to buy-side involvement in FX and Fixed Income as well as a 20th Anniversary celebration with FlexTrade. Here is our countdown of the Top 10 FlexAdvantage Blog posts for 2016.

27
Dec

FX Volatility “Trumping” Forward into 2017

The unanticipated election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has boosted trading volume and volatility in currencies, and many see an opportunity to generate profits that has eluded them for several years. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

27
Sep

Electronic Trading Shows Scope for FX Growth in Middle East

FlexTrade’s Vishal Kapadia, Vice President, Business Development for the Middle East and Asia, discusses electronic trading trends in the Middle East and how they are affecting FX.

29
Aug

FX Algo Usage Rises as Buy Side Takes Charge

Algorithmic trading is gaining ground in FX among the buy-side, but there are variations between asset managers/pension funds and hedge funds/CTAs in adopting these tools. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines further.

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