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Why Trading in India  is Good for Business

Why Trading in India is Good for Business

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Avoiding the Herd in Overcrowded Alt Data

Avoiding the Herd in Overcrowded Alt Data


Fundamental investment managers are mining alternative data, but some worry that the same data sets have been sold to too many people and the strategies may be overcrowded.   READ MORE +
Bond Algos Tap into ETF Liquidity and Efficiency Gains

Bond Algos Tap into ETF Liquidity and Efficiency Gains


Algorithmic trading has picked up steam in the corporate bond market as fixed income trading desks appear to follow the playbook of equities. But skeptics contend this is unlikely, arguing that bond desks are quite different and will undergo their own electronic transformation.   READ MORE +
Brokers Routing to Their Own ATSs Face Scrutiny

Brokers Routing to Their Own ATSs Face Scrutiny


A FINRA working paper has raised concerns about broker order routing to affiliated alternative trading systems (ATSs), shedding light on order routing decisions and potential conflicts that can impact execution quality. Can a higher level of scrutiny by regulators be on the way?   READ MORE +
A Look into Futures with FlexTrade’s Marco Bianchi

A Look into Futures with FlexTrade’s Marco Bianchi


Marco Bianchi, FlexTrade’s Head of Futures Business Development, discusses current trends and changes in the Derivatives markets for 2019.   READ MORE +
Consolidated Market Data Feeds Gain Traction in Algo Trading and Fixed Income

Consolidated Market Data Feeds Gain Traction in Algo Trading and Fixed Income


Amid all the fire and fury of the battle over costs, there are signs that buy-and sell-side firms have shifted some of their execution needs for data over to consolidated market data feeds.   READ MORE +
Bond Traders Flock to ETFs, Venues and Technology to Manage Risk in Credit Markets

Bond Traders Flock to ETFs, Venues and Technology to Manage Risk in Credit Markets


With volatility spiking in global stock and bond markets, there’s been a profound shift in market psychology from chasing higher yields to focusing on risk in the credit markets, according to a recent webinar.   READ MORE +
SONIA: Trading Opportunities in an Emerging Benchmark

SONIA: Trading Opportunities in an Emerging Benchmark


SONIA futures are growing fast, but smart technology is needed to connect and scale up with the three exchanges that provide them.   READ MORE +
BIG Data: Getting Granular with ESG Factors

BIG Data: Getting Granular with ESG Factors


Despite some of the weaknesses in company-published ESG data, big data and artificial intelligence have enabled the construction of new data sets for analyzing investments.   READ MORE +
Treasury Trading Evolves with Bilateral Streaming

Treasury Trading Evolves with Bilateral Streaming


Electronic trading in the US Treasury secondary market is evolving and shifting, as non-bank liquidity providers and dealers participate on venues that offer bilateral streaming on a disclosed basis.   READ MORE +
Equity Market Innovation Leads to Venue Proliferation

Equity Market Innovation Leads to Venue Proliferation


Several startups are planning to launch either new venues or order types, and even listing standards, to solve problems in US equity trading. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
MiFID II’s Trading Hereafter: Systematic Internalizers & Block Venues

MiFID II’s Trading Hereafter: Systematic Internalizers & Block Venues


MiFID II went live on Jan. 3 without much fanfare, but the EU regulation is already shifting trading behavior toward Large-in-Scale block trading venues and new venues called systematic internalizers run by banks and high frequency trading firms. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken examines.   READ MORE +
Is Market Structure Tied up in Knots?

Is Market Structure Tied up in Knots?


With a new head of trading and markets at the SEC, there is some optimism that some of the complex market structure issues – such as make-taker incentives and sky-high market data costs — will be looked at in 2018.   READ MORE +
MiFID II: Down to the Wire on Commodity Position Limits

MiFID II: Down to the Wire on Commodity Position Limits


As MiFID II’s Jan. 3 go-live date draws closer, investment firms are rushing to implement systems that monitor position limits on commodity derivatives, though the majority of the limits are still unknown. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
MetaQuotes and PrimeXM demonstrate MT5 connectivity to the XCore liquidity aggregation technology

MetaQuotes and PrimeXM demonstrate MT5 connectivity to the XCore liquidity aggregation technology


The video demonstrates the details of the integration between the MT5 platform and the XCore.   READ MORE +
TradeTechFX Recap

TradeTechFX Recap


Earlier this week, FlexTrade exhibited at TradeTechFX at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos in Barcelona alongside the most senior level FX trading professionals. Here, FlexTrade demonstrated for the first time their recently announced integration with Dataminr into the FlexTRADER EMS.   READ MORE +
CMC Markets Integrates Proprietary CFD Liquidity with FlexTrade

CMC Markets Integrates Proprietary CFD Liquidity with FlexTrade


CMC Markets has announced a new integration to its CFD liquidity offering. The company has partnered up with FlexTrade Systems to enlarge the scope of its offering.   READ MORE +
Broker wheel of fortune

Broker wheel of fortune


The algo wheel has burst onto the scene promising to help the buy-side assess, monitor and justify algorithm and broker choices to regulators. The TRADE investigates how the tool works and asks what all of the fuss is about. FlexTrade’s Rich McGraw, senior vice president, global multi-asset EMS/OMS sales, provided...   READ MORE +
Electronic Trading Industry Trends - Technology and Disruption

Electronic Trading Industry Trends - Technology and Disruption


As margins decrease and costs increase, electronic trading firms need faster access to information, quicker insights and the ability to outpace competitors who always move at top speed. PDF download.   READ MORE +
PrimeXM’s monitoring: A wealth of data at your fingertips

PrimeXM’s monitoring: A wealth of data at your fingertips


Providing access to real time and historic data analysis, PrimeXM's monitoring component is a must-have feature.   READ MORE +
Why Trading in India  is Good for Business

Why Trading in India is Good for Business


Benefit from India’s high-growth economy with low-latency trading network...   READ MORE +