Regional Spotlights

Algorithmic FX trading in Australia
– A market ripe for growth

Nicholas Pratt The use of algorithmic trading is in its relative infancy in Australia, especially when it comes to FX. Australia-based financial research firm Peter Lee Associates has only been tracking algorithmic trading levels in its studies for the last three years and currently finds usage...

Algo’s in Australia: Helping the buy-side community to take more control of their FX trading activities

Nicholas Pratt Nicholas Pratt looks at the take-up of FX algo trading in Australia and, driven by the requirement for best execution, the rise in adoption among buy-side firms Australia has always punched above its weight in the global FX market. According to the last triennial survey from the Bank...