News

8
Jan

FlexTrade Shortlisted in Eight Categories of Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards 2016

FlexTrade is proud to announce its has been shortlisted in eight categories of this year’s Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards.

18
Nov

Algorithmic Trading: FX Algos Gain Traction

FlexTrade’s David Ullrich, Senior Vice President, FX, recently spoke with FX-MM’s Francis Faulds about the current trends and role of algorithms (algos) in the FX market.

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 …

28
Jul

Portfolio Trading – Plotting Your Optimization

Big index funds and mutual funds that trade passively are popular these days, but moving large positions without incurring market impact can be challenging. Pension funds and index funds that periodically rebalance their portfolios once a month or once a quarter can face similar portfolio trading risks. FlexPTS (Portfolio Trade Scheduler) To solve this problem, ...
22
Jul

Regional e-FX Perspective on the Middle East — e-FOREX

e-FOREX’s Richard Willsher investigates FX trading in the Middle East region, which not only presents a mixed picture of accelerating growth in technology but also slower development in product offerings.  FlexTrade’s Vishal Kapadia, Vice President of Business Development in Mumbai, comments. From the article: The Middle East region needs careful definition. The Arabian peninsula provides …

22
Jul

Buy Side Seeks Greater Control of Algos

July 22, 2015 Users of FX algorithmic execution tools are increasingly looking for greater control and customization so that they can tap liquidity from multiple sources in the most efficient way, says Jessica Brown, vice president in sales at FlexTrade Systems. “FX is a very electronic and fragmented market with tight spreads, so people are constantly trying …

9
Jul

International Trader Forum 2015 (September 10, 2015 – September 11, 2015)

Visit FlexTrade’s booth at the International Trader Forum for information about the latest in multi-asset trading technology.

15
Jun

ETF Trading and Order Management

With an eye on new revenue opportunities, sell-side firms are launching trading desks for exchange traded funds, a global market that has close to $3 trillion in assets under management. Investors have been pouring money into ETFs, as they offer low fees, exchange trading and exposure to different countries, regions and asset classes.  While sell-side ...
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 …

5
May

New Excel Plugin Available for FlexEdge’s Predictive Analytics Solution

Do You Use Microsoft Excel to Assist With Your Trading Analytics? Microsoft Excel remains one of the most popular tools for quantitative analysis by virtue of its simplicity and accessibility. And since many of our clients use Excel to produce analytics, it was only natural that we would offer an easier way for our data ...
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