Press Releases

15
May

FlexTrade Launches FlexAlgoWheel

FlexTrade today announced the rollout of FlexAlgoWheel, the next generation, data-driven interface to algo selection that incorporates real-time internal and external inputs as well as TCA to optimize the broker and algo selection process.

15
Aug

TradeTech FX (London, September 13-15, 2016)

Stop by FlexTrade’s booth # 7 for information and a demonstration of our sell-side, multi-asset EMS and OMS trading solutions. Experience how the solutions trade and process equities, portfolios, ADR’s, FX, ETFs, futures and options.

11
Jul

FX Week e-FX Awards: Best Trading Technology Vendor – FlexTrade Systems

FX Week Chooses FlexTrade Systems as Best Trading Technology Vendor for 2016. FlexTrade’s David Ullrich and Peter Bondesen comment.

2
Jun

Markit Integrates TCA Data into FlexTrade’s EMS Platform

Markit today announced that it has integrated its transaction cost analysis (TCA) data into FlexTrade’s FlexTRADER EMS platform, a multi-asset portfolio and single security trading system.

25
May

Trade Secrets

Sell-side brokers, asset managers and institutional investors are all increasingly using transaction cost analysis to reduce costs and improve regulatory compliance. Global Investor’s Paul Golden investigates. FlexTrade’s Andy Mahoney comments.

12
Apr

TCA Trends: Venue Analysis Tops Buy-Side Priorities

It’s no secret that institutional traders are utilizing transaction cost analysis (TCA) for equities trading as a tool for measuring execution quality and reducing slippage against trading benchmarks. But now that TCA has matured in equities, the question is where is TCA moving next?

7
Mar

TCA: Bridging the Gap Between Equities and FX

Transaction cost analysis has been the Holy Grail of best execution in equities trading, but the evolution of TCA in foreign exchange trading must consider the OTC nature of currency markets.

17
Feb

A Hard Look at Last Look in Foreign Exchange

The debate over ‘last look’ in foreign exchange trading has resurfaced in 2016 as regulators continue to eye the practice and investors worry about slippage and potential market abuse. Regulators are said to be scrutinizing FX dealing platforms that contain last look, a controversial practice that enables market makers to delay or reject trades from customers after they’ve agreed to a quoted price.

27
Oct

MiFID II: The Buy-Side Transparency Challenge

MiFID II is going to boost transparency in financial markets and improve and broaden best execution standards for the buy side, but not everyone is prepared to handle all the data. While MIFID II standards go into force as of January 3, 2017, buy side market participants have suggested there is not enough time to prepare for the technology changes.

7
Jun

Advanced Trading Analytics: A Look at TradeMap Execution Strategy Designer

When a buy-side trader turns on the execution management system in the morning, the blotter could have a large number of orders clamoring for attention.  Determining a path for each order can be time consuming. Each order has different characteristics and can be traded in different ways. Now traders can visually design strategies in an …

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