Pinaki Chatterjee has a Ph.D in theoretical physics from Cambridge University (UK)and a Ph.D from Harvard University.
Pinaki Chatterjee has a Ph.D in theoretical physics from Cambridge University (UK)and a Ph.D from Harvard University.

Technology and the FX markets

Pinaki Chatterjee talks about how technology now mediates every stage of the trading process at Investment Firm, Financial Labs.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 14 / Case Study / April, 2004

In the second of our series on technological advances in the foreign exchange markets, Pinaki Chatterjee, talks about how technology now mediates every stage of the trading process at Investment firm, Financial Labs.The universe of financial securities and the manner in which they are traded are bewildering in their variety. For example, foreign exchange spot trades are usually transacted through automated electronic order-matching systems which are distributed world-wide, and operate 24 hours per day; most futures and many options contracts are traded at geographically localized exchanges during specified trading hours; spot interest rates and foreign exchange forwards are traded over-the-counter between individual banks; equities are traded on stock exchanges world-wide.Securities can be voice-traded, or electronically-traded (which is the case now, at a slowly increasing rate, for many securities), or both. Data providers such as ComStock have made it relatively easy nowadays to receive data from myriad...continued

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