FlexAdvantage Blog

23
May

Equity Market Innovation Leads to Venue Proliferation

Several startups are planning to launch either new venues or order types, and even listing standards, to solve problems in US equity trading. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

16
May

FlexTrade Multi-Asset EMS Named Best Front-Office Execution System for 2018

FlexTrade today announced its FlexTRADER EMS has won the “Best Front-Office Execution System” category at the 16th Annual Financial News Trading & Technology Awards Europe ceremony, which was held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, on Tuesday, 15 May.

13
May

MiFID II & Fixed Income: Big Changes on the Horizon

Download the whitepaper. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is a sweeping set of financial re-forms, establishing mandates for best execution and pre- and post-trade transparency. As of early 2018, the legislation will require investment firms to give evidence of best execution to their clients and require them to publish more data ...
13
May

TCA & MiFID II: The Business Benefits of Compliance

Download the whitepaper. FlexTrade’s Editorial Director, Ivy Schmerken, discusses what transaction cost analysis (TCA) is, where it fits in a MiFID II regulatory compliance strategy, and reveals some of the business benefits that may accrue from implementing such a system. With the evolution of electronic trading in foreign exchange and fixed income markets, transaction cost ...
13
May

MiFID II: The Impact of Unbundling

Download the whitepaper. As we approach the final stages of MiFID II approval, FlexTrade’s Editorial Director, Ivy Schmerken, considers what the rules on unbundling are likely to include, and what the impact on the buy-side and the sell-side is likely to be. New rules from the European Union are going to transform the way that ...
10
May

e-FOREX: FlexTrade — A Top Class Technology Vendor Specialising in Cross-Asset EMS Solutions

e-Forex talks with Marek Lewandowski, FX sales director at FlexTrade Systems, to learn more about the company and his
views on how the FX market is evolving.

7
May

Credit Suisse 2018 European Equity Trading Forum (May 17-18, 2018)

Stop by FlexTrade’s table for information about FlexTRADER and how it can help deliver cross-asset trading. Also see how FlexTCA can help you achieve MiFID II compliance.

2
May

SEC Steers Pilot on Equity Trading Fees and Rebates Amid Headwinds

Diving into one of the more controversial issues in equity market structure, U.S. regulators are moving forward with the transaction-fee pilot that will force stock exchanges to lower the fee caps on rebates they pay to brokers and market makers.