FX Technology

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FX Data - Capturing and optimising the value to help drive key business decisions

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

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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Why credit over-allocation continues to plague prime brokers and how technology can help

Why credit over-allocation continues to plague prime brokers and how technology can help

The problem of over-allocation in the FX market is not a new one but has been exacerbated by the move to electronic execution, Prime Brokerage and the related increase in volume and speed.
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The evolving role of the Smart Order Router in FX

The evolving role of the Smart Order Router in FX

In this article, Medan Gabbay, Chief Revenue Officer at Quod Financial, explores the evolution of Smart Order Routing in FX by looking at what are the characteristics of smart order routing and how it can address the changing needs and challenges faced by the FX market in the future.
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What do modern traders have in common with their medieval ancestors?  Information overload!

What do modern traders have in common with their medieval ancestors? Information overload!

We tend to believe that the issues that affect the day-to-day lives of traders and others who work in financial services are unique to our own time and place. In a world of skyscrapers and FinTechs...
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Using AI to exploit the power of news to boost trading activities

When trading, navigating the news landscape of the financial markets can be likened to navigating the English Channel in a yacht. Traversing busy shipping lanes of fast moving traffic; timing your port departures and ...
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Empowering your sales team How banks can leverage new technology to overcome the risks and constraints of Covid-19

FX salespeople of the world, unite! Rise up, resist the tyranny of trading technology spend. Wave your laptops and mobiles in the air, thump your kitchen tables or wherever you happen to be home-working and demand, “Give us the tools to be able to do our jobs and cover clients as they deserve!”
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Machine learning stirs up competition in FX Algo Trading

By crunching vast quantities of data by computer, machine learning algorithms can identify hidden patterns in past data and learn to forecast stock market returns or FX currency pairs. Large banks have been investing millions into advanced technologies
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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

Kooltra - building technology to democratize capital markets

Kooltra - building technology to democratize capital markets

Kooltra is a fast growing Canadian FinTech company with a mission to transform OTC capital markets, starting with foreign exchange and international payments. The firm’s focus is on post trade operations and driving end-to-end solutions that enable market participants to get up and running quickly and manage operations efficiently. Their solution is uniquely built on Salesforce, giving their customers access to the Salesforce Platform and the AppExchange. This architecture gives customers full control of their data, which spans transactions, cash, risk, compliance, CRM, market data, and more - all on one platform. These data can be accessed using all of the Salesforce reporting capabilities, as well as over API. Their current offering is targeted towards Institutional FX brokers, and they plan to push into FX payments in 2020. We asked Adam Katz, Founder & CEO, to tell us more about how Kooltra is leveraging this unique infrastructure to drastically reduce operating costs for downstream brokers and 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 March 2021