News

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.

8
Sep

Buy-Side FX Shifts in Evolving Market Structure

            By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director As electronic trading grows on the buy-side and top dealers retreat from sharing market color, exchanges are snapping up FX trading venues. In July, Deutsche Borse said it will buy foreign exchange trading platform 360T for $796 million to diversify and capture volume in ...
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 …

20
Apr

FX Trading – Seven Trends the Buy-Side Needs to Consider

By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director It’s hard to escape the headlines about FX trading lately. Words such as rigging, currency manipulation, chat rooms and billion dollar fines are grabbing attention and alarming many buy-side customers. It's an environment that could give pause to investors, so it's interesting to note that, in spite of these transgressions, the ...
23
Feb

Best Multi-Asset EMS: FlexTrade

Gone are the days when institutional trading usually meant equities trading only. In a world where other asset classes like fixed income, foreign exchange and derivatives are increasingly traded electronically a la equities, FlexTrade Systems has evolved its product suite accordingly. “FlexTrade continues to make great strides in the multi-asset EMS space,” said Jamie Benincasa, …

20
Feb

FlexTrade Named Best Multi-Asset EMS and Best FX TCA Provider By MarketsMedia

Notches EMS Honor for 3rd Consecutive Year at Markets’ Choice Awards 2015 NEW YORK, February 23, 2015 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the company was honored as Best Multi-Asset EMS and Best FX TCA provider at Markets Media’s Markets’ Choice Awards ceremony, which was held ...
13
Feb

The Best Route to an FX White Label Solution – e-FOREX

e-FOREX’s Caroline Henshaw discovers more about, how, in the competitive world of forex today, more and more hard-pressed brokers are choosing to concentrate their resources on areas where they can add value and outsourcing the rest to sophisticated white label service providers that can not only help start-ups enter the market but enhance existing businesses. …

13
Feb

e-FOREX: Regional e-FX Perspective on Asia

  Electronic trading across Asia continues to become more widespread and is increasing rapidly by volume. But, as Richard Willsher discovers, the countries and customers of the Asian theatre are so varied that it would be a mistake to see it as a single market where one size fits all. Research published by Greenwich Associates …

5
Jan

Markets Media: FX Execution Costs Drive Tech Upgrades

  For institutional asset managers, measuring foreign exchange trading costs has become imperative as the global FX market moves electronic. The emergence of FX transaction costs analysis (TCA) is directly attributable to the spread of algorithmic trading from equities to other asset classes, with FX being the prime class next in line. However, there are hurdles to overcome in …

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