FlexAdvantage Blog

29
Aug

FX Algo Usage Rises as Buy Side Takes Charge

Algorithmic trading is gaining ground in FX among the buy-side, but there are variations between asset managers/pension funds and hedge funds/CTAs in adopting these tools. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines further.

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.

14
Jul

FlexTrade Wins Best Trading Technology Vendor Award for FX

FlexTrade Systems today announced it has been named “Best Trading Technology Vendor” in the foreign exchange markets by FX Week at their 13th annual US conference in New York on July 12th.

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.

5
Jul

The Middle East – Scope for Growth in Electronic FX

What factors are shaping the foreign exchange market across the Middle East and what further growth in e-FX we can expect throughout the region? FlexTrade’s Vishal Kapadia 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.

25
Jan

FXCM Integrates CFD Pricing into FlexTrade’s Technology

FXCM and FlexTrade Systems today announced the integration of FXCM’s CFD pricing into FlexTrade’s OMS and retail trading technology.

19
Jan

FX Liquidity and Technology — An Ecosystem in Flux

Change is accelerating in the electronic foreign exchange markets. With the fixing scandal and the currency rigging cases resulting in multi-billion dollar bank fines, investors are choosing a mix of liquidity providers or venues in an FX ecosystem that has become more complex.

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