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FlexTrade is the industry pioneer and global leader in broker-neutral execution and order management trading systems for equities, FX, options, futures and fixed income.Trading at one's best and making the best trades are goals shared equally by buy- and sell-side institutional traders. And yet, what enables some to consistently reach their mark?

At FlexTrade Systems, we maintain that having access to a sophisticated and integrated array of resources, including innovative and flexible technology, gives traders the edge to perform optimally on every trade and achieve best execution. We develop cutting edge functionality and workflows that support traders who want to lead, not follow, create rather than copy, and optimize returns for their clients and firm without compromise.

Office Locations: New York, Chicago, Boston, Milwaukee, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Singapore, Mumbai, Pune, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo.

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MiFID II & Fixed Income: Big Changes on the Horizon

MiFID II & Fixed Income: Big Changes on the Horizon


The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is a sweeping set of financial re-forms, establishing mandates for best execution and pre- and post-trade transparency. How will it impact Fixed Income trading as an asset class?   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 +
Augmented Reality Becomes a Reality for Trading

Augmented Reality Becomes a Reality for Trading


As consumer technologies rapidly evolve, some are speculating that augmented reality could be the next big thing to transform the trader’s work space.   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 +
The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data


As hedge funds and quantitative asset managers hunt for unique sources of alpha, Wall Street’s attention is turning to analysis of location data generated by mobile phones. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken examines the trend.   READ MORE +
Riding the Wave: Speed, Algos and Consolidation

Riding the Wave: Speed, Algos and Consolidation


A wave of consolidation has hit high-speed trading firms and brokers in the past few months, and many are blaming low volatility and weak trading volumes in the face of rising compliance and market data costs. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Options Market Structure: Fragmented Reality

Options Market Structure: Fragmented Reality


Some experts are debating whether the complexity of the listed U.S. options market structure is hurting liquidity providers and driving some market makers out of the business. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Order Protection Rule Tug-of-War

Order Protection Rule Tug-of-War


There is still uncertainty around the fate of the Order Protection Rule, a key rule governing U.S. stock trading that has led to more complexity, speed and order types, but also protects retail investors from receiving inferior prices on their orders.  FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Next Steps in Bond Trading: All-to-All Matching Catching on?

Next Steps in Bond Trading: All-to-All Matching Catching on?


Corporate bond trading platforms are in the news again. Platforms that have launched innovative all-to-all trading protocols are attracting buy-side firms to their venues. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific (Part 2)

Q&A: FX Trading in Asia Pacific (Part 2)


As regulators place more scrutiny on best execution policies and transparency in OTC markets, institutions trading FX in Asia Pacific are watching closely. Hedge funds and asset managers are facing indirect pressure from investors to monitor the performance of their brokers and venues in FX spot, forwards and NDFs. In...   READ MORE +
FX Trading in Asia Pacific: Q&A With Vinay Trivedi (Part 1)

FX Trading in Asia Pacific: Q&A With Vinay Trivedi (Part 1)


With the growth of electronic trading in FX markets, Asia Pacific has become one of the fastest growing regions for currency trading. Vinay Trivedi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Head of FX Sales, APAC at FlexTrade Systems, discusses trends in FX markets and trading technology, specifically how the buy...   READ MORE +
MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers

MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers


North American broker-dealers and asset managers domiciled in the U.S. are watching their European counterparts gear up for compliance with MiFID II. But will MiFID II affect U.S. broker-dealers and asset managers based in the U.S.?  FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Is the Maker-Taker Pilot DOA?

Is the Maker-Taker Pilot DOA?


After more than a decade of debate, regulators are poised to act on a pilot for maker-or-taker pricing, a practice whereby market makers are paid a rebate to add liquidity and are charged a fee to remove liquidity by electronic trading venues. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Six Trends for Currency Markets

Six Trends for Currency Markets


Political shocks such as Brexit and the U.S. election of Donald Trump jolted the foreign exchange markets in 2016, fueling more trading activity for hedge funds and bank trading rooms. Uncertainty around a stronger U.S. dollar and higher interest rates could drive more volatility into 2017. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
What Demands Will Pull the Buy Side Towards an OEMS?

What Demands Will Pull the Buy Side Towards an OEMS?


Competitive forces are at play in the OMS and EMS markets where vendors are expanding their capabilities at both ends to build the coveted OEMS. Due to tighter IT budgets, compliance mandates and expansion of electronic trading across asset classes, firms may be looking to bring these two platforms together....   READ MORE +
Multi-Asset Trading Now in Vogue for the Buy Side?

Multi-Asset Trading Now in Vogue for the Buy Side?


Demand for multi-asset trading on the buy side has “renewed” the importance of the execution management system’s role on buy-side trading desks in the battle for screen-based real estate. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Equity Trading Update: Relationships, Liquidity and IOIs

Equity Trading Update: Relationships, Liquidity and IOIs


With stricter regulations, capital constraints and technology costs impacting the sell side, large brokers are rationing their services and this trend is being felt on equity trading desks. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Smart New Rules for Smart Order Routing?

Smart New Rules for Smart Order Routing?


Disclosure is the rage in financial markets regulation and the latest set of proposals relate to order handling rules. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken examines further.   READ MORE +
Impact of MiFID II: Unbundling, the Sell Side and Research Trends

Impact of MiFID II: Unbundling, the Sell Side and Research Trends


European regulators are pressing to unbundle research payments from executions. Experts say that a regulatory overhaul driven by MiFID II has the potential to disrupt the global research industry. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines further.   READ MORE +
MiFID II: The Impact of Unbundling

MiFID II: The Impact of Unbundling


As we approach the final stages of MiFID II approval, FlexTrade’s Editorial Director, Ivy Schmerken, considers what the rules on unbundling are likely to include, and what the impact on the buy-side and the sell-side is likely to be.   READ MORE +
FX Algo Usage Rises as Buy-Side Takes Charge

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.   READ MORE +
Quant Funds Get Sentimental About Big Data

Quant Funds Get Sentimental About Big Data


Social media is creating a torrent of data every minute.  But how much of this firehose is relevant to making better investment decisions? FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Managing Big Data After Brexit

Managing Big Data After Brexit


The UK’s Brexit vote threw traders and investors off-balance and disrupted global financial markets. In a global, interconnected market, Brexit reminds firms that IT systems must be prepared for shocks to the financial system. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
FX Week e-FX Awards: Best Trading Technology Vendor – FlexTrade Systems

FX Week e-FX Awards: Best Trading Technology Vendor – FlexTrade Systems


Control of Execution Processes Across Asset Classes, coupled with Cross-Asset TCA, Wins Over the Judges FX Week Chooses FlexTrade Systems as Best Trading Technology Vendor for 2016. FlexTrade’s David Ullrich and Peter Bondesen comment.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade — Celebrating 20 Years of Leading the Way in FinTech!

FlexTrade — Celebrating 20 Years of Leading the Way in FinTech!


On the milestone of FlexTrade’s 20th anniversary, President and CEO Vijay Kedia offers his unique perspective on the past, present and future of the company and electronic trading technology in general.   READ MORE +
MiFID II: Brexit, Pain Points and Other Hurdles

MiFID II: Brexit, Pain Points and Other Hurdles


The UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union sent a shock through financial markets, but will it throw Britain’s compliance with MiFID II into a tailspin? FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
Raising the Curtain on Treasuries

Raising the Curtain on Treasuries


U.S. regulators are pushing for more transparency into the $13 trillion US Treasury market after several regulatory agencies found that the government securities market is more opaque than they realized. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines.   READ MORE +
Will the Buy-Side Become Fixed Income Liquidity Providers?

Will the Buy-Side Become Fixed Income Liquidity Providers?


Due to liquidity constraints, are buy-side fixed income traders prepared to play a more active role as price- makers on electronic trading platforms? FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
TCA Trends: Venue Analysis Tops Buy-Side Priorities

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?   READ MORE +
A Tale of Two Pilots: Maker-Taker and the Tick Pilot

A Tale of Two Pilots: Maker-Taker and the Tick Pilot


Senators conducting a hearing on U.S. equity market structure earlier this month vented their frustrations at the slow pace of regulatory change in equity market structure reforms. At the March 3 hearing, lawmakers repeatedly cited delays in developing the consolidated audit trail, or CAT system, for market-wide surveillance, questioning to...   READ MORE +
TCA: Bridging the Gap Between Equities and FX

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.   READ MORE +
A Hard Look at Last Look in Foreign Exchange

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.   READ MORE +
Best Execution FX: A Shifting Landscape

Best Execution FX: A Shifting Landscape


As European regulators eye the FX market, the onus is falling on buy-side firms to develop best execution FX standards  and take more control over their trades.   READ MORE +
The SEC’s ATS Transparency Rules: What’s the Impact?

The SEC’s ATS Transparency Rules: What’s the Impact?


The SEC’s new proposed rules on transparency in alternative trading systems are going to shine a light on the operations of dark pools, ensuring fair access to information for all market participants.   READ MORE +
FX Liquidity and Technology — An Ecosystem in Flux

FX Liquidity and Technology — An Ecosystem in Flux


As transparency and compliance become top of mind, buy-side participants are also seeing a second wave of consolidation ripple through the markets, while new venues keep emerging.   READ MORE +
Buy-Side Backs Block Trading Venues

Buy-Side Backs Block Trading Venues


Buy-side firms have shown signs of impatience with U.S. equity market structure. While they are leery of radical reforms, institutions have seeded a number of trading venues lately.   READ MORE +
Equity Market Structure: The Buy Side View

Equity Market Structure: The Buy Side View


Buy side traders debating the pros and cons of the U.S. equity market structure recently gave high marks to the computerized stock trading landscape, though it didn’t take long for concerns to surface.   READ MORE +
Swap Execution Facilities: What’s Next?

Swap Execution Facilities: What’s Next?


The US ecosystem for swap execution facilities continues to evolve, but not as rapidly as regulators and lawmakers anticipated. Despite the shift to electronic trading, some observers question if swaps trading has reached a new equilibrium.    READ MORE +
SEF Trading: Challenges and Regulatory Hurdles

SEF Trading: Challenges and Regulatory Hurdles


The regulatory overhaul of the OTC derivatives market has brought mandatory clearing and electronic trading to standardized swaps, but many say the market structure is stuck, citing regulatory ambiguity and separate liquidity pools.   READ MORE +
MiFID II: The Buy-Side Transparency Challenge

MiFID II: The Buy-Side Transparency Challenge


MiFID II is going to boost transparency in financial markets and improve and broaden best execution standards for the buy side, but not everyone is prepared to handle all the data. While MIFID II standards go into force as of January 3, 2017, buy side market participants have suggested there...   READ MORE +
Simplifying Complexity: Trading Complex Order Books in Options-Part 2

Simplifying Complexity: Trading Complex Order Books in Options-Part 2


Traders seeking an edge in multi-leg options trades are relying on technology to navigate a complex market structure. One major challenge is that there is no linkage with regards to complex order books spread across seven US options exchange. Hence, it’s very important to scan all the exchanges to see...   READ MORE +
Simplifying Complexity: Trading Complex Order Books in Options-Part 1

Simplifying Complexity: Trading Complex Order Books in Options-Part 1


The appetite for multi-leg options strategies is on the rise, but this also means capturing liquidity that is fragmented across multiple options exchanges.   READ MORE +
Buy-Side Options Trading: Covering the Spread in Complex Order Books with Multi-Leg Strategies

Buy-Side Options Trading: Covering the Spread in Complex Order Books with Multi-Leg Strategies


As multi-leg options strategies gain traction on the buy- and sell-side, sophisticated front-end tools are essential for accessing complex order books at US options exchanges. Multi-leg orders have been around a long time, but in recent years they have moved from the trading floors to electronic systems.   READ MORE +
Buy-Side FX Shifts in Evolving Market Structure

Buy-Side FX Shifts in Evolving Market Structure


As electronic trading grows on the buy-side and top dealers retreat from sharing market color, exchanges are snapping up FX trading venues. It’s not surprising that exchanges are making this bet.   READ MORE +
Portfolio Trading: Plotting Your Optimization

Portfolio Trading: Plotting Your Optimization


Big index funds and mutual funds that trade passively are popular these days, but moving large positions without incurring market impact can be challenging. Pension funds and index funds that periodically rebalance their portfolios once a month or once a quarter can face similar portfolio trading risks. To solve this...   READ MORE +
Regional e-FX Perspective on the Middle East -- e-FOREX

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.   READ MORE +
Tick Pilot—The Road Forward

Tick Pilot—The Road Forward


Trading in securities of some small cap companies will change next May when the industry is scheduled to implement the tick-size pilot widening spreads for more than 1,000 stocks. But like Y2K, Reg NMS and other regulatory projects, the technology changes are not trivial and they will impact the securities...   READ MORE +
Liquidity and Fixed Income Trading — Trends to Keep in Mind (Part 2)

Liquidity and Fixed Income Trading — Trends to Keep in Mind (Part 2)


As dealers have pulled back from risk-taking, market participants are looking to electronic platforms for alternative sources of liquidity. But why is this trend grabbing so much attention and headlines? The reason is quite simple – uncertainty.   READ MORE +
Liquidity and Fixed Income Trading — Trends to Keep in Mind (Part 1)

Liquidity and Fixed Income Trading — Trends to Keep in Mind (Part 1)


While media headlines have obsessed over a lack of liquidity in corporate bonds, some market experts appear to be more nervous about U.S. Treasuries, which is the largest and most liquid asset class in fixed income. Electronic trading has grown in U.S. Treasury bonds just as it has in equities...   READ MORE +
ETF Trading and Order Management

ETF Trading and Order Management


With an eye on new revenue opportunities, sell-side firms are launching trading desks for exchange traded funds, a global market that has close to $3 trillion in assets under management. While they want to jump on the ETF bandwagon, they can’t enter the business without the right infrastructure and functionality....   READ MORE +
Spoofing and the Flash Crash – Six Things You Need to Know

Spoofing and the Flash Crash – Six Things You Need to Know


What exactly is “spoofing?” And what have we learned since the Flash Crash and the recent indictment of a UK Futures trader? Here are six takeaways from the controversy and what it means for regulators and buy side traders.   READ MORE +
FX Trading - Seven Trends the Buy-Side Needs to Consider

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


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...   READ MORE +
Smart Order Routing (SOR); From Revolution to Evolution in the Search for Liquidity and Alpha

Smart Order Routing (SOR); From Revolution to Evolution in the Search for Liquidity and Alpha


Smart Order Routing (SOR) has ebbed and flowed as a topic of interest in the financial industry. Because the functionality has become commonplace in the market, its presence in institutional trading platforms has nearly become an afterthought. But its necessity is without doubt, especially in light of the exponential growth of...   READ MORE +
Quants, Compliance and the Buy-Side OMS

Quants, Compliance and the Buy-Side OMS


As hedge funds turn to a more active, quant-style of trading, they often need to run pre-trade compliance checks on hundreds if not thousands of names within seconds. But what happens if an OMS is not built to keep up with the rapid pace of executions and compliance checks?    READ MORE +
Options Insider Radio: Talking Vega Blocks, Complex Spreads and Delta Hedges with FlexTrade

Options Insider Radio: Talking Vega Blocks, Complex Spreads and Delta Hedges with FlexTrade


From the OIC 2014 conference, Rob Brogan, Vice President of Options Sales at FlexTrade, discusses What FlexTrade does, and who their clients are Their volatility-oriented products How customers are using their vol products Rob’s reaction to Flash Boys Mini options and the lack of adoption What’s on Rob’s radar? .   READ MORE +
Predicting Intraday Trading Volume and Volume Percentages

Predicting Intraday Trading Volume and Volume Percentages


Authored by FlexTrade's Max Palmer, Venkatesh Satish and Abhay Saxena, this article discusses recent techniquesand results in the area of forecasting intraday volume and intraday volume percentages.   READ MORE +
Which, When and Why—Taking a More Informed Approach to Algorithmic FX Trading

Which, When and Why—Taking a More Informed Approach to Algorithmic FX Trading


A discussion of why choosing the most appropriate FX algorithm for their own specific needs can sometimes be a complex undertaking for many buy-side firms who may be new to the benefits and applications of using algorithms. FlexTrade's Peter Bondesen is featured.   READ MORE +
Options Innovation

Options Innovation


Straight from the OIC 2014 in Austin, Texas.  Markets Media's Terry Flannagain examines the latest innovations, structural and technical, that are evident in the options industry.   FlexTrade's Brian Stucka, Vice President of Equity Derivatives, is quoted.   READ MORE +
Execution algorithms: where innovation is driving demand in FX

Execution algorithms: where innovation is driving demand in FX


William Essex explores which FX buy side sectors are now becoming the biggest users of execution algorithms and in what ways the focus on transaction cost analysis in FX is further stimulating the use of algorithms as a key component of best-execution toolsets. FlexTrade's Peter Bondesen is quoted.   READ MORE +
Multi-Asset Trading Systems a Must-Have

Multi-Asset Trading Systems a Must-Have


Buy-side traders are melding multiple asset classes together onto a single trading platform as asset classes become increasingly connected. Futures and FX trading capabilities are especially in-demand by trading teams. FlexTrade's Jamie Benincasa is quoted.   READ MORE +


Announcements

FlexTrade Introduces Enhanced Cross-OMS Aggregation for MiFID II

FlexTrade Introduces Enhanced Cross-OMS Aggregation for MiFID II


Improves FlexTRADER EMS Ability to Aggregate Orders Across Multiple OMSs   READ MORE +
FlexTrade shortlisted in Fintech Awards

FlexTrade shortlisted in Fintech Awards


We are pleased to be shortlisted in the Finance Monthly Fintech Awards for 'Trading Systems Innovation – Firm of the Year – UK'. The awards recognise the true innovators who help drive the Fintech sector forward.   READ MORE +
Shortlisted for the 'Innovation Award in EMS'

Shortlisted for the 'Innovation Award in EMS'


We are excited to be shortlisted for the 'Innovation Award in EMS' at the Leaders Trading Awards, hosted by The TRADE   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Executes Large Block Trade From Goldman Sachs Using New IOI Functionality

FlexTrade Executes Large Block Trade From Goldman Sachs Using New IOI Functionality


FlexIOI Provides One-Click or No-Click Interaction with IOI Liquidity Directly from the Trading Blotter   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Appoints Bruce Wolf Head of FX Business Development

FlexTrade Appoints Bruce Wolf Head of FX Business Development


FlexTrade Systems today announced the appointment of Bruce Wolf as Head of FX Business Development. Based in the company’s headquarters in New York, Wolf will manage sales and business development for FlexTrade’s FX trading solutions for both the buy side and sell side markets.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Integrates Dataminr Global News Alert Feed into FlexTRADER EMS

FlexTrade Integrates Dataminr Global News Alert Feed into FlexTRADER EMS


FlexTrade integrates with Dataminr, one of the world’s leading businesses in AI and machine learning innovation, to create a global macro news alert feed within the FlexTRADER interface.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Releases Latest Q&A on Best Execution Platform

FlexTrade Releases Latest Q&A on Best Execution Platform


FlexTrade today released their latest Q&A titled: ‘How will MiFID II impact FX execution for the buy-side?’.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Partners with Kiva

FlexTrade Partners with Kiva


Kiva is an international nonprofit with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade shortlisted in 4 categories - HFM Technology Awards 2017

FlexTrade shortlisted in 4 categories - HFM Technology Awards 2017


We are excited to be shortlisted in 4 categories in the HFM Technology 'European Technology Awards 2017'.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Launches Best Execution Platform Website

FlexTrade Launches Best Execution Platform Website


FlexTrade Launches Best Execution Platform Website to Showcase Comprehensive Approach to Trading During MiFID II. Visit FlexTrade’s Best Execution Platform website at bestexecution.flextrade.com   READ MORE +
FlexTrade included in The TRADE News 2017 EMS Survey

FlexTrade included in The TRADE News 2017 EMS Survey


FlexTrade have been shortlisted in a list of EMS providers in The TRADE News 2017 EMS Survey.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins ITT Award for Best Buy-Side OMS

FlexTrade Wins ITT Award for Best Buy-Side OMS


The readership of Intelligent Trading Technology has chosen FlexONE as the Best Buy-Side OMS at the inaugural ITT Awards ceremony, which was held in New York City on June 8.   READ MORE +
Profit & Loss Readers Choose FlexTrade as Best Liquidity Aggregation Platform in FX

Profit & Loss Readers Choose FlexTrade as Best Liquidity Aggregation Platform in FX


The readers of Profit & Loss have chosen FlexTrade as the Best Liquidity Aggregation Platform for FX at this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, also known as the FoXys, which was recently held in New York.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Launches FlexAlgoWheel

FlexTrade Launches FlexAlgoWheel


Next Generation, Intuitive Interface for Systematic Selection of Algorithms to Optimize Best Execution New York, May 15, 2017 — FlexTrade (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems,  today announced the rollout of FlexAlgoWheel, the next generation, data-driven interface to algo selection that incorporates real-time internal and external inputs as well...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins Two Markets Choice Awards: Best New Product and Best Multi-Asset EMS

FlexTrade Wins Two Markets Choice Awards: Best New Product and Best Multi-Asset EMS


— FlexONE OEMS Takes Best New Product Category — — FlexTRADER Notches Multi-Asset EMS Honor for 5th Consecutive Year — NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the company was honored for Best New Product and Best...   READ MORE +
FlexTRADER Named Best Sell-Side Automated Trading Platform

FlexTRADER Named Best Sell-Side Automated Trading Platform


Receives Honor at Waters Magazine’s Sell-Side Technology Awards GREAT NECK, NY, April 19, 2017 – FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced its FlexTRADER EMS has won the “Best Sell-Side Automated Trading Platform” category during this year’s Sell-Side Technology Awards, which was held by Waters magazine at...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade to Demonstrate Augmented Reality Trading at TradeTech Europe

FlexTrade to Demonstrate Augmented Reality Trading at TradeTech Europe


Breakthrough FlexAR Technology Offers Glimpse into the Future of Trading London, April 18, 2017 — FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, is pleased to announce “FlexAR” – an augmented reality trading application offering an extraordinary, new way of visualising and presenting trading via the company’s award-winning FlexTRADER...   READ MORE +
Quantopian Deploying FlexONE OEMS

Quantopian Deploying FlexONE OEMS


FlexTrade Systems today announced that Quantopian, a quantitative investment firm, has deployed FlexONE, the company’s new order / execution management system (OEMS) for the buy side.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Appoints Vishal Pandya Chief Operating Officer

FlexTrade Appoints Vishal Pandya Chief Operating Officer


FlexTrade Systems today announced the appointment of Vishal Pandya as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this newly created position, Pandya will serve as a member of FlexTrade’s executive leadership team and have overall responsibility for the performance and development of the company.   READ MORE +
Dalton Street Capital Selects FlexTrade for Global Cross Asset Trading

Dalton Street Capital Selects FlexTrade for Global Cross Asset Trading


FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced that Sydney-based Dalton Street Capital, in partnership with Prodigy Investment Partners, has deployed the FlexTRADER EMS to facilitate global cross asset trading of futures, equities and FX.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins Award for Best FX Trading Platform Technology

FlexTrade Wins Award for Best FX Trading Platform Technology


Receives Honor at Fund Technology and WSL Awards Dinner GREAT NECK, NY, February 16, 2017 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced it has won the “Best FX Trading Technology Platform” category at the Fund Technology and Wall Street Letter Awards 2017...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Appoints Matthew York Product Owner — Fixed Income

FlexTrade Appoints Matthew York Product Owner — Fixed Income


London, 1 February 2017 – FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the appointment of Matthew York as Product Owner – Fixed Income.  Based in the company’s London office, York will lead product and business development for FlexTrade’s fixed income EMS.   READ MORE +
Sanlam Investments Chooses FlexTrade for Global Cross Asset Trading

Sanlam Investments Chooses FlexTrade for Global Cross Asset Trading


 - Will use FlexTRADER EMS for Trading Global Equities, Futures and FX – New FlexAlert Application for Real-Time Mobile Notification.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Appoints Aaron Levine Vice President, OEMS Solutions

FlexTrade Appoints Aaron Levine Vice President, OEMS Solutions


New York, December 6, 2016 – FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the appointment of Aaron Levine as Vice President, OEMS Solutions.  Based in the company’s headquarters in New York, Levine will manage sales and business development for FlexTrade’s new OEMS solution, FlexONE.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Notches Hedge Fund Award for Best Trading and Execution Technology

FlexTrade Notches Hedge Fund Award for Best Trading and Execution Technology


Receives Honor at HFM European Hedge Fund Technology Awards Ceremony2016 London, December 5, 2016 – FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced its FlexTRADER execution management system (EMS) has won the “Best Trading and Execution Technology” category at the HFM European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2016 ceremony, which was held...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Multi-Asset EMS Chosen As Best Buy-Side Algorithmic / DMA Product For 2016

FlexTrade Multi-Asset EMS Chosen As Best Buy-Side Algorithmic / DMA Product For 2016


FlexTrade today announced its FlexTRADER execution management system (EMS) has been named the Best Buy-Side Algorithmic / DMA Product or Service at this year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards, which was held at The May Fair Hotel in London on Friday, November 4, 2016.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Multi-Asset EMS Named Best Front-Office Execution System for Second Consecutive Year

FlexTrade Multi-Asset EMS Named Best Front-Office Execution System for Second Consecutive Year


FlexTrade today announced its FlexTRADER EMS has won, for the second consecutive year, the “Best Front-Office Execution System” category at the Financial News 2016 Awards for Excellence in Trading & Technology ceremony.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Introduces TradeGuide in FlexTRADER

FlexTrade Introduces TradeGuide in FlexTRADER


FlexTrade Systems is delighted to introduce “TradeGuide” - a unique new way of visualising and presenting trade data in the company’s award-winning FlexTRADER® multi-asset execution management system (EMS).   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Opens Office in Frankfurt, Germany

FlexTrade Opens Office in Frankfurt, Germany


Establishes Local Presence to Better Serve Clients FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution management systems, is pleased to announce that it has opened a representative office in Frankfurt, Germany.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Appoints Shane Remolina Director of Sell-Side OMS Technologies

FlexTrade Appoints Shane Remolina Director of Sell-Side OMS Technologies


FlexTrade today announced the appointment of Shane Remolina as Director of Sell-Side OMS Technologies for North America.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins Best Trading Technology Vendor Award for FX

FlexTrade Wins Best Trading Technology Vendor Award for FX


Captures Honor at FX Week’s 13th Annual e-FX Awards Ceremony 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.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Opens Representative Office in Sydney

FlexTrade Opens Representative Office in Sydney


Establishes Local Presence to Serve Clients Better Singapore & Sydney, July 5th 2016 — FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset execution management systems, is pleased to announce that it has opened a representative office in Sydney, Australia.   READ MORE +
Markit Integrates TCA Data into FlexTrade’s EMS Platform

Markit Integrates TCA Data into FlexTrade’s EMS Platform


Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global provider of financial information services, today announced that it has integrated its transaction cost analysis (TCA) data into  FlexTrade’s FlexTRADER EMS platform, a multi-asset portfolio and single security trading system.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade to Offer Institutional Research to FlexTRADER EMS Users Via RSRCHXchange

FlexTrade to Offer Institutional Research to FlexTRADER EMS Users Via RSRCHXchange


FlexTrade & RSRCHXchange Partner to Offer MiFID II Compliant Unbundled Research to Traders, Asset Managers & Portfolio Managers   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Expands Sales Presence in APAC Region

FlexTrade Expands Sales Presence in APAC Region


FlexTrade Systems today announced the appointments of Tim Wong, Maroof Khan and Dan Enstedt as VP’s of Business Development, Multi-Asset Sales, for the company’s APAC region. The new team will cover North Asia, South East Asia and Australia / New Zealand, respectively.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Named Best Multi-Asset EMS and Best FX EMS by Markets Media

FlexTrade Named Best Multi-Asset EMS and Best FX EMS by Markets Media


Notches Multi-Asset EMS Honor for 4th Consecutive Year At Markets’ Choice Awards 2016   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins Award for Best Technology Provider – Overall

FlexTrade Wins Award for Best Technology Provider – Overall


Receives Honor at Fifth Annual WSL Institutional Trading Awards 2016   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Integrates Symphony’s Secure and Compliant Communications

FlexTrade Integrates Symphony’s Secure and Compliant Communications


FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the integration of Symphony Communication Services LLC’s platform with FlexTRADER EMS. The integration brings secure and compliant messaging directly into the trading blotter for any FlexTrade clients using Symphony.   READ MORE +
FXCM Integrates CFD Pricing into FlexTrade’s Technology

FXCM Integrates CFD Pricing into FlexTrade’s Technology


FXCM Inc., a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services, with FlexTrade Systems Inc., a global leader in high performance execution management and order management systems for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income, announced the integration of FXCM’s CFD pricing into FlexTrade’s technology.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Expands FX Sales Staff for EMEA Region

FlexTrade Expands FX Sales Staff for EMEA Region


FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, announced the appointments of Glen Sargeant and Marek Lewandowski as FX Sales Managers for the company’s EMEA region.    READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins Hedge Fund Award for Best Trading Platform

FlexTrade Wins Hedge Fund Award for Best Trading Platform


FlexTrade's FlexTRADER execution management system (EMS) has won the Best Trading Platform category at the HFM European Hedge Fund Technology Awards 2015 ceremony.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade EMS Named Best Front-Office Execution System

FlexTrade EMS Named Best Front-Office Execution System


Receives Honor at Financial News 2015 Awards For Excellence In Trading and Technology  NEW YORK, October 26, 2015 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced its FlexTRADER EMS has won the “Best Front-Office Execution System” category at the Financial News 2015 Awards for Excellence in...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Integrates OTAS Trading Intelligence And Analytic Solutions Into FlexTRADER EMS

FlexTrade Integrates OTAS Trading Intelligence And Analytic Solutions Into FlexTRADER EMS


The flexible integration ensures all current and future OTAS Apps will be available in FlexTRADER EMS.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Launches FlexEdge Daily Alpha Blog

FlexTrade Launches FlexEdge Daily Alpha Blog


FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset order and execution management systems, today debuted its new FlexEdge Daily Alpha blog, which illustrates the advanced alpha forecasting capabilities inherent in the FlexEdge predictive analytics trading solution.   READ MORE +
Advanced Trading Analytics: A Look at TradeMap Execution Strategy Designer

Advanced Trading Analytics: A Look at TradeMap Execution Strategy Designer


When a buy-side trader turns on the execution management system in the morning, the blotter could have a large number of orders clamoring for attention.  Determining a path for each order can be time consuming. Each order has different characteristics and can be traded in different ways. Now traders can...   READ MORE +
New Excel Plugin Available for FlexEdge’s Predictive Analytics Solution

New Excel Plugin Available for FlexEdge’s Predictive Analytics Solution


Do you use Microsoft Excel to assist with your trading analytics? FlexTrade’s FlexEdge Predictive Analytics platform has been enhanced with an Excel plugin that allows clients to access updated volume and return forecasts automatically from a spreadsheet.   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Wins WSL Award for Best Options Trading Platform

FlexTrade Wins WSL Award for Best Options Trading Platform


Best-of-Breed OEMS For Buy-Side and Sell-Side Options Trading Receives Honor at Fourth Annual WSL Institutional Trading Awards 2015    READ MORE +
FlexTrade Named Best Multi-Asset EMS by Markets Media

FlexTrade Named Best Multi-Asset EMS by Markets Media


FlexTrade notches EMS honor for 3rd consecutive year at Market's Choice Awards 2015   READ MORE +
Blackwell Global Chooses FlexTrade for White Label FX, Precious Metals Trading and TCA

Blackwell Global Chooses FlexTrade for White Label FX, Precious Metals Trading and TCA


Implements Global FX Solution with MaxxTrader, A Turnkey ASP Front-End for Trading Spot Currencies & Precious Metals, & FlexTCA   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Selected By Berkeley Futures Ltd for Global FX Trading

FlexTrade Selected By Berkeley Futures Ltd for Global FX Trading


Implements MaxxTrader to Enhance FX Offering, including G10 Currencies, NDFs as well as Base and Precious Metals   READ MORE +
Phillip Futures Selects FlexTrade for White Label FX & Precious Metals Trading

Phillip Futures Selects FlexTrade for White Label FX & Precious Metals Trading


FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced Phillip Futures, a member of PhillipCapital Group , has deployed MaxxTrader, its full STP, white label FX trading system to process client NDFs, spot currencies and precious metals.    READ MORE +
Thomson Reuters Integrates FlexTrade’s EMS into Eikon

Thomson Reuters Integrates FlexTrade’s EMS into Eikon


Thomson Reuters today announced that it has enhanced equities and futures trading capabilities in its flagship desktop, Thomson Reuters Eikon, with the integration of FlexTrade’s Execution Management System (“EMS”) and Autex Indications of Interest (“IOI”) data. These moves support Thomson Reuters aim to connect and power the global financial community...   READ MORE +
FlexTrade Named “Best Multi-Asset EMS” By Markets Media Magazine

FlexTrade Named “Best Multi-Asset EMS” By Markets Media Magazine


Notches Honor for 2nd Consecutive Year at Markets’ Choice Awards   READ MORE +


Events

Canadian Annual Derivatives Conference (CADC)

Canadian Annual Derivatives Conference (CADC)


Attending this year’s Canadian Annual Derivatives Conference at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City, Canada?   READ MORE +
TradeTech Europe

TradeTech Europe


Head of Sales, Andy Mahoney, to speak at the 2018 TradeTech Europe conference in Paris.   READ MORE +
Fixed Income Leaders Summit

Fixed Income Leaders Summit


Fixed Income Product Owner, Matthew York to speak at this years Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Amsterdam.   READ MORE +
Australia FIX Conference

Australia FIX Conference


Stop by FlexTrade’s booth (#5) for information about the multi-asset trading capabilities of our FlexTRADER EMS, 3rd party integrations, our new FlexAlgoWheel solution, and how we will help you prepare for MiFID II.   READ MORE +
TradeTech Asia

TradeTech Asia


FlexTrade will be attending TradeTech Asia at The Hilton in Singapore from October 24 – 26, 2017.   READ MORE +
TradeTech FX 2017 – Europe’s Leading Buy-Side Event

TradeTech FX 2017 – Europe’s Leading Buy-Side Event


FlexTrade will be attending the 2017 TradeTech FX conference at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos in Barcelona from September 12 – 13.   READ MORE +
TradeTech Europe 2017

TradeTech Europe 2017


Attending this year’s TradeTech Europe 2017 at the Palais des Congrès de Paris? Stop by FlexTrade’s booth (#15) for information about how the FlexTRADER EMS can help buy-side cross-asset traders use FlexTCA to achieve MiFID II compliance. We’ll also be demonstrating the recently announced FlexAR augmented reality trading application, which offers an extraordinary, new way of visualising and presenting...   READ MORE +
Australia FIX Conference

Australia FIX Conference


Attending the Australia FIX Conference at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth? Stop by FlexTrade’s booth #15 for information and a demonstration of our  buy-side and sell-side, multi-asset EMS andOMS trading solutions. To schedule a meeting, please contact us at sales_asia@flextrade.com.   READ MORE +
TradeTech FX

TradeTech FX


FlexTrade exhibiting and speaking at TradeTech FX, September 13-15, London FlexTrade will be featuring FlexFX and FlexTCA – the components of our buy-side FX trading solution.   READ MORE +
International TraderForum

International TraderForum


FlexTrade is sponsoring the International TraderForum 2016,in the Rome Cavalieri Hotel 7-9 September 2016   READ MORE +
CBOE RMC USA 2016

CBOE RMC USA 2016


Attending this year’s CBOE RMC USA at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL? Drop by FlexTrade’s booth for a demonstration of the latest in options execution management and order management trading technology.   READ MORE +


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 200 buy- and sell-side firms.
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