Matthew Hodgson CEO and founder of Mosaic Smart Data
Matthew Hodgson CEO and founder of Mosaic Smart Data

Real-time FX data analytics: Exploring the productivity and competitive advantages

For sell-side firms, differentiation in the foreign exchange (FX) market is an increasing challenge. With so many market makers in the spot market, competition is fierce and firms without a clear differentiator are finding it increasingly difficult to retain and win market share.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 82 / Special Report / September 2018

The most successful players in this market have realised that, if they want to maintain margins and profitability, their focus has to be client-centric. Sell-side firms need to be able to deliver more than just execution, they need to provide a proactive, tailored service to clients, backed up by real expertise, market insight and empirical facts. The new generation of data analytics models are the route to delivering an exceptional, client-driven service in today’s market. The biggest and most forward-looking firms, both on the sell-side and the buy-side, have understood this clearly and are already engaged in transforming their institutions to deliver better client servicing through model-driven business practices. This is the future, not just of the foreign exchange market, but the financial markets more broadly and it is a transformation which will come rapidly. The new generation of data analytics models are the route to delivering an exceptional, client-driven service in today’s...continued

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