FlexAdvantage Blog

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).

17
Jan

What Demands Will Pull the Buy Side Towards an OEMS?

Competitive forces are at play in the OMS and EMS markets where vendors are expanding their capabilities at both ends to build the coveted OEMS. Due to tighter IT budgets, compliance mandates and expansion of electronic trading across asset classes, firms may be looking to bring these two platforms together. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

6
Dec

FlexTrade Appoints Aaron Levine Vice President, OEMS Solutions

FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the appointment of Aaron Levine Vice President, OEMS Solutions for North America.

27
Jul

FlexTrade Appoints Shane Remolina Director of Sell-Side OMS Technologies

FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the appointment of Shane Remolina as Director of Sell-Side OMS Technologies for North America.

12
Jul

FlexTrade — Celebrating 20 Years of Leading the Way in FinTech!

On the milestone of FlexTrade’s 20th anniversary, President and CEO Vijay Kedia offers his unique perspective on the past, present and future of the company and electronic trading technology in general.

23
Sep

Buy-Side Options Trading: Covering the Spread in Complex Order Books with Multi-Leg Strategies

As multi-leg options strategies gain traction on the buy- and sell-side, sophisticated front-end tools are essential for accessing complex order books at US options exchanges. Multi-leg orders have been around a long time, but in recent years they have moved from the trading floors to electronic systems. A complex order (or spread trade) allows an …

24
Apr

OIC 2015

Event Locaton: Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Event Dates: May 6, 2015 – May 8, 2015

13
Mar

Quants, Compliance and the Buy-Side OMS

OMS Challenges for the Buy-Side As hedge funds turn to a more active, quant-style of trading, they often need to run pre-trade compliance checks on hundreds if not thousands of names within seconds. But what happens if an OMS is not built to keep up with the rapid pace of executions and compliance checks?  There’s ...
11
Mar

Credit Suisse Global Trading Forum 2015

Event Locaton: Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Event Dates: March 25, 2015 – March 27, 2015

9
Feb

FlexTrade Wins WSL Award For Best Options Trading Platform

Best-of-Breed OEMS For Buy-Side and Sell-Side Options Trading Receives Honor at Fourth Annual WSL Institutional Trading Awards 2015  GREAT NECK, NY, February 9, 2015 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced its Derivix OEMS has won the “Best Options Trading Platform - Vendor” category at the ...
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