News

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.

19
Jan

FlexTrade Expands FX Sales Staff for EMEA Region

FlexTrade Systems today announced the appointments of Glen Sargeant and Marek Lewandowski as FX Sales Managers for the company’s EMEA region. Based in the company’s London office, Sargeant will be responsible for buy-side client acquisition while Lewandowski will focus on cross asset acquisition opportunities with a specific focus on the FX space.

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.

22
Dec

Execution Management Systems Come of Age

According to Jamie Benincasa, FlexTrade’s senior vice-president of global sales, this trend has gathered pace during the past 18 months and is likely to continue as larger buy-side firms choose to upgrade systems to achieve even greater efficiencies in their FX trading workflow.

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