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Highlights from the FX algo trading panel at Tradetech FX USA 2024

In recent years, more financial firms have begun to open up offices in Miami, in particular a number of prominent hedge funds. It has also been the home of TradeTech FX USA for a number of years, where participants from the sell side, buy side and vendors converge every February.

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How a review to the FX Global Code is likely to impact on algos

Both the algo and TCA template introduced under the last FX Global Code review were highly beneficial and have contributed to more informed discussions and questions from our clients. In particular, the way it has generalised some…

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Westpac provides insights about the key factors that create an exceptional FX algo

Westpac have an established calibre in FX, built on the combined experience of running a successful, fully electronic FX trading business within a 200+ year old client franchise. Matt Fitzpatrick, Head of…

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FMSB publishes a SoGP transparency draft on electronic trading algorithms

The Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published a transparency draft Statement of Good Practice (SoGP) looking at the application of a model risk management framework to algorithms.

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What has the buyside really learnt about FX algo use during the Covid-19 crisis?

As the data analytics, reports and whitepapers begin to drill down into the detail of FX algo performance during the height of the Covid-19 volatile market period, the true extent of the increased buyside usage is now becoming more fully understood …

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The future of Algorithmic Trading: Five key trends for 2021 and beyond

As trading volumes increase and client expectations become more complex, the pressure on trading desks to improve execution performance is steadily increasing.

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What lies ahead for FX Algo Trading and TCA?

Foreign exchange participants are facing an evolving market structure in 2022 with a renewed focus on algorithmic trading and transaction cost analysis (TCA) tools for ….

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FX Liquidity & Execution style trends

In this short article we thought it would be interesting to highlight some trends that we are observing across the FX market with respect to liquidity and execution style. We particularly focus on a couple of the common themes

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FMSB reviews algo trading and machine learning

A new report from the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) previews the increasingly complex future of algos and machine learning (ML).

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FX algo performance during the COVID-19 crisis

By Pete Eggleston, Co-founder & Director, and Sachapon Tungsong, Machine Learning Quantitative Researcher, at BestX, Ltd

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