FX Technology

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Combining FX data and analysis gives asset managers insight to preserve alpha

Combining FX data and analysis gives asset managers insight to preserve alpha

Everyone now knows the value of “big data.” However, as with everything that is perceived to have some value, owners have quickly become protective. Some FX platforms are disrupting this trend, realising that the power of data collection from varied sources can enhance the decision-making process and Alpha opportunities for both buy- and sell-side clients. 
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Optimizing FX STP through intelligent automation

Optimizing FX STP through intelligent automation

Today’s digital and data-driven economy has placed an ever-increasing range of challenges on FX market participants. Technological advancements make it imperative that organizations re-think traditional business models, particularly addressing their digital performance and capabilities. 
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Data dominates  Buy-Side approach to FX Trading

Data dominates Buy-Side approach to FX Trading

Senior buy-side traders offered differing views on the definition of high-touch and low-touch trading in foreign exchange (FX) at a roundtable in May, shedding light on efforts to rank their brokers and incorporate data analytics into their decisions. Discussing their usage of FX electronic trading protocols and algorithms for “chunkier trades,” buy-side heads of FX and derivatives trading desks, shared their views on a roundtable in May moderated by The Hive FX Network and co-hosted by FlexTrade Systems.
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Removing opportunity bottlenecks in high performance FX trading

Removing opportunity bottlenecks in high performance FX trading

The past five years have been a time of great change in global markets.  The uncertainty of Brexit, and the geo-political shifts associated with the American Presidential race, the global pandemic, and the circumspection around Chinese markets, have all presented challenges that have catalysed emerging opportunities, as well as the technological advances necessary to take advantage of these. 
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Transforming Big into Smart: How FX can benefit from the alchemy of new data technology

Transforming Big into Smart: How FX can benefit from the alchemy of new data technology

To say data is critical to success in today’s FX market is a vast understatement, but for many banks, the ability to extract the true value of their data has remained beyond their grasp. Adoption of AI and machine learning to this end is now picking up pace amongst forward thinking participants – and firms that don’t adopt it will soon be at a significant competitive disadvantage.
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Supervision Technology: Why FX needs to go beyond surveillance

As FX banks focus on ensuring their controls around regulations and voluntary codes are robust, Jena Axelrod, Director of Sales, Ideal Prediction, outlines why it is essential that the technology they rely on is suitable now and in the future.
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FX Data - Capturing and optimising the value to help drive key business decisions

As the foreign exchange markets evolve, data and analytics have become the fuel that powers automated decision making of pricing, trading & risk management to drive increased profitability and customer retention. 
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The three AI/ML trends to watch in 2021

Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) are becoming increasingly central to any business strategy and this trend has only accelerated since COVID-19. The key to gaining significant advantage over the competition is talent (data practitioners with financial domain knowledge), along with targeted investment and access to the best technology tools.
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Top Stories

Technology Forum

XaaS Exploring the benefits of more flexible delivery models for FX

XaaS Exploring the benefits of more flexible delivery models for FX

e-Forex brings together Kieran Fitzpatrick, Head of FX at Broadway Technology, Eugene Markman, Vice President of Finance and Operations at MarketFactory, Annalisa Sarasini Chief Business Development Officer, smartTrade Technologies and Fabrice Benouaich Director, Business Performance & Insight at Finastra to discuss some of the key issues associated with the Everything As a Service model (XaaS) in FX.
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Expert Opinion

Future proofing your FX network connectivity needs

Future proofing your FX network connectivity needs

If there is one lesson to be learned from the unprecedented events of 2020, it is that we should always be prepared to expect the unexpected. This time last year, for example, who could have predicted the global shift to home working – and trading – as a result of the global pandemic?
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FINTECH PROVIDER PROFILE

TickTrade's AI and Analytics platform

TickTrade's AI and Analytics platform

We are all looking forward to the day where we can live life with some sense of normalcy. That would mean COVID-19 numbers are significantly down, everyone who is eligible is vaccinated, and we can experience life the way we did pre-pandemic (for the most part). Depending on where you are in the world, there are variations of this new-normal. As banks get to that time of year where next year’s targets are being planned, there are a few pressing questions for banks
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Partner Content

By Stefano Durdic, Managing Director of Financial Services, Transaction Network Services

How Colocation, Connectivity and Content can boost your FX trading firm

The “3Cs” – colocation, connectivity and content – are familiar to any successful financial services firm. But how do firms manage these crucial elements of their operations most efficiently?
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Trading & Technology Clinic

Unlocking the full potential of electronic FX Option platforms

Unlocking the full potential of electronic FX Option platforms

By John Stead, Global Head of PreSales at smartTrade Technologies
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Inside the Latest Edition

e-Forex Magazine August 2021