James Kemp
James Kemp

Improving Customer flow quality: making best use of technology to monitor market making profitability.

James Kemp takes a look at ways in which service providers can make best use of technology to monitor the quality of customer flow.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 22 / Features / January, 2006

Recent years have seen a huge increase in the volume of foreign exchange traded electronically. To date, emphasis amongst liquidity providers has been on securing volume. While many service providers have spent vast sums of money connecting clients to their services, some providers are beginning to reassess how they offer liquidity to clients, re-evaluating, in particular, the quality of trade they receive. James Kemp, Managing Director, Stentra, takes a look at some of the challenges faced by liquidity providers and examines ways in which service providers can make best use of technology to monitor the quality of customer flow.Evolution of the e-FX marketThe question of whether electronic trading is to become a long term part of the FX business has long gone: even the briefest examination of other markets such as equities, futures, bonds, and now the emerging SWAPS market, is enough to convince the deepest sceptic that the spread of the FX market will continue to mature through electronic channels. The scale...continued

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