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.

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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