Algo Wheels Spinning into Futures

Algo Wheels Spinning into Futures

“While algo wheels have gained traction in equities, in futures it is a more recent development and it points to how the buy side is embracing the most advanced tools to automate and achieve optimal execution with an actionable feedback loop,” said Marco Bianchi, head of business development for futures at FlexTrade Systems. “Over time it becomes a more optimized data-driven approach.”

Algo wheels have become a popular technology in equities trading, but now there are signs that algo wheels are expanding beyond equities into multiple asset classes such as futures.

In equities the measurement tool, integrated with an execution management system, enables firms to automate the algo selection process, quickly switch from one strategy to another, and rebalance their allocation to each broker or algo strategy.

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FlexTrade is a global leader in broker-neutral, execution and order management trading systems for equities, FX, options, futures and fixed income. A pioneer in the field, FlexTrade introduced the first trading system that allowed clients to control and customize their proprietary algorithms while maintaining the confidentiality of their trading strategies. Change is the only constant in electronic trading. That's why FlexTrade is continuously upgrading its products and services. All can be tailored to meet the demanding requirements of a global client base of more than a 225 buy- and sell-side firms.
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