Jennifer White Marketing Manager for Calypso Technology
Jennifer White Marketing Manager for Calypso Technology

FX Derivatives: Technology helping to retain a competitive edge

Jennifer White outlines why, with the broad range of derivative products on offer, it is important to use all available technological tools to support this complex business.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 19 / FOCUS / July, 2005

Technology has come to play an instrumental role within financial markets overall, and this is no less the case for derivatives. With the broad range of derivative products on offer and ongoing growth in volumes, it is important to use all available technological tools to support this complex business.Evolving Derivative products In order to remain competitive in derivatives markets, the types of products available to clients must remain diverse and serve a wide range of purposes. This calls for frequent innovation within the products on offer to clients, to meet all their needs.Derivative products are constantly evolving; therefore it is important to remain at the forefront of the market. A key requirement of derivatives technology is to be able to support this innovation in new products as well as handling the high volume vanilla trading. This means a considerable degree of flexibility is needed within the trading technology to provide full support for such a diverse range of instruments. To achieve this,...continued

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