Richard Folcker Managing Director of Folcker Consulting Ltd. A company which specialises in financial market consulting, training and project management.
Richard Folcker Managing Director of Folcker Consulting Ltd. A company which specialises in financial market consulting, training and project management.

eFX – don’t ignore the training

A well thought through training strategy can help e-platform providers gain an edge over competitors explains Richard Folcker. And it’s not just their sales teams who need to be brought up to speed. Providers must also offer their clients a range of

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 10 / Features / April, 2003

In 2002, the e-Forex market took a giant leap. Many of the pressing issues e.g. connectivity, security and liquidity seem to have been resolved and new platforms now offer execution and other services between the sell-side and the buy-side. More importantly, users seem willing to use e-Platforms for their day-to-day requirements to enjoy the advantages of e-Trading such as reduced risk, increased speed in execution and more accurate reference prices.The old server based technology has effectively been over taken by the browser based and Internet distributed e-Platforms, which are far easier to distribute, install and update. Whilst more and more products are brought on to the platforms, the level of liquidity they attract and offer will ultimately determine the success of the individual e-Platforms. This in turn is to a large degree determined by the understanding and general acceptance of any individual e-Platform. And here is where the training comes into the picture. The e-FOREX environment is more complex...continued

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