Blogs

6
Jul

Buy Side Tackles FX Data Challenges with Liquidity Analytics and TCA

Panelists agreed on the need to capture and monitor tradeable streams as a precondition for calculating liquidity analytics, emphasizing this helps them understanding which LPs are performing better than others.

11
Oct

Facing Economic Headwinds, the Buy Side Turns to Outsourcing

With the demand for increased efficiency and fee pressure from low-cost passive index strategies, in recent years, outsourced trading desks have gained traction with small and mid-sized asset managers. Among the benefits are the economies-of-scale that can be achieved because the capability is set up to act as an inhouse execution desk for multiple buy sides.

15
Jul

FlexTRADER EMS Now Offering Liquidnet Targeted Invitations

FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, announces direct availability of Liquidnet’s Targeted Invitations in its multi-asset trading blotter for equities. The functionality provides traders with targeted natural liquidity from other Liquidnet buy-side members and selected brokers, directly into the parent order blotter.

19
Feb

FX Algos Gain Adoption on the Buy Side as Best Ex and TCA Fuel Change

With the proliferation of algorithms in currency markets and regulatory pressure to prove best execution, buy-side trading desks are adopting algorithms to source liquidity and lower trading costs in FX trading.

27
Mar

FlexTrade Integrates Kensho Actionable Intelligence into FlexTRADER EMS

FlexTrade today announced the integration of Kensho Technologies pre-trade analytics solution into the FlexTRADER EMS, which provides a detailed, real-time event  feed to assist a trader’s decision-making process when executing a trade.

29
Jan

FlexTrade Integrates BestX Trade Analytics into FlexTRADER EMS

FlexTrade today announced the integration of the BestX trade analytics solution for FX within its FlexTRADER EMS. With a fully interactive interface, users can use BestX to analyse their FX executions in real-time, delivering transparency to enable better decision making whilst meeting the needs of MiFID II compliance for FX trading.

21
Nov

FlexTrade Introduces Enhanced Cross-OMS Aggregation for MiFID II

FlexTrade introduces enhanced version of its multi-OMS aggregation functionality, an in-built feature of the FlexTRADER EMS, which allows users to merge and net orders across multiple OMSs regardless of the underlying version or implementation.

11
Sep

FlexTrade Integrates Dataminr Global News Alert Feed into FlexTRADER EMS

FlexTrade integrates with Dataminr, one of the world’s leading businesses in AI and machine learning innovation, to create a global macro news alert feed within the FlexTRADER interface.

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