e-Forex Magazine October 2007

e-Forex Magazine October 2007

e-Forex Oct 2007 - MiFID and consequences of Foreign Exchange. Shifting attitudes towards eFX. Entry to the FX retail market: addressing the technological challenges.

 

TraderTalk with Randy Rupan, senior sales trader on the FXCM systems desk

Tradertalk

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A man with a mission

e-Forex Interview

With Philip Brittan, global FX business manager at Bloomberg L.P....show more

 

Traders Workshop - Intelligent Backtesting: Gaining a competitive advantage in FX strategy development

Traders Workshop

Steve Oppenheimer and Thomas Parry outline how interest in automated trading models and algorithmic execution strategies for the foreign exchange market has grown significantly....show more

 

Site Inspection with Collective2.com

Retail Forex Client

Larry Levy interviews Matthew Klein Founder and CEO of the trading systems portal Collective2.com...show more

 

Product Review of QuoteTrader

Retail Forex Client

Larry Levy looks at how the arrival of QuoteTrader, an order entry, quotes and charting package marks the arrival of an essentially new type of “uber software” for the financial markets....show more

 

Revealing a more profitable FX business

Viewpoint

Over the last five years, many FX banks have discovered that they can make more money with less risk by outsourcing market-making. Justyn Trenner explains why we are now ready for a new stage in this evolving process....show more

 

Leveraging FIX 5.0 for Foreign Exchange

Standards

Jack Lemonik and Chip Lowry provide an overview of FIX 5.0 Foreign Exchange enhancements....show more

 

Reaching maturity: How much scope for future e-FX growth?

e-Forex Roundtable

With Bjorn Lundvall, head of e-commerce at Handelsbanken Capital Markets, Ruth Mackaman, head of e-FX Marketing and Product Development at Brown Brothers Harriman, Tom Roche, Global head of FX e-commerce at Standard Chartered Bank, Matt Thomas, Head of Prime Solutions, North America at RBS Global Banking & Markets, Stephane Malrait, Head of e-commerce Europe and Asia, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking and Marco Pelizzoli, Head of FX Sales (Europe) Bank of America....show more

 

Winning the war against latency

The e-FX Mechanic

Many describe latency as an unseen enemy that relentlessly nibbles away at profits. Like the cold and flu viruses that wreak havoc in the winter months, we know latency is there and we hope that it doesn’t make us sick. ...show more

 

Non-displayed Pools of Liquidity: Shining a light into the darkness

FX Mythbusters

Ary Khatchikian and Harrell Smith Ary Khatchikian, president and chief technology officer, Portware and Harrell Smith, co-head of trading product strategy, Portware...show more

 

FX Prime Brokerage: meeting the challenges of the fast changing FX market

Debate

The recent growth of FX Prime Brokerage has been extraordinary and technology has had a central role in facilitating this. e-Forex invites John Colasanti, Head of Americas, FX Prime Brokerage sales at Citi, Ed Pla, Global Head of FX Prime Services at UBS, Marek Robertson, Head of FX Liquidity Solutions at Barclays Capital and Brian Duff, Head of Prime Brokerage, North America at RBS Greenwich Capital to discuss some of the key drivers and issues associated with this expanding industry....show more

 

FOCUS : Machine Readable News (MRN) - an escalation in the algorithmic FX trading arms race?

Algorithmic FX Trading

Nicholas Pratt investigates what technical and technology issues are involved in developing and deploying MRN for Algorithmic FX trading. ...show more

 

Real-time FX trading: Fact or fantasy?

The e-Forex Surgery

Steve Bird and Damien McAdam look at how real-time FX trading is currently defined and examine how close we actually are to achieving it....show more

 

New technologies: Shaping the future of e-FX

FOCUS

Nicholas Pratt looks at why the pace of technology innovation in the FX market may change as a result of the emergence of online multi-bank portals, a booming retail market, more high frequency trading and a general desire for low latency transactions. ...show more

 

Event Processing: A new technology for leveraging streaming FX data

FOCUS

Chris Donnan explains why many vendors have begun to focus on what event processing has to offer for FX trading participants. ...show more

 

Cause and FX: Taking a closer look at the issue of latency

Under the Microscope

By Donald Finucane, Vice President of Product Management and OTC Data Services, Interactive Data Real-Time Services...show more

 

Switzerland

Regional eFX Perspective

Heather McLean interviews major technology vendors and FX buy-side and sell-side players in the country....show more

 

Asset Managers: e-FX helping to solve the jigsaw of complex operational challenges

Features

As asset managers execute increasing volumes online they are starting to re-engineer their businesses models around growing their business through eFX. Frances Maguire reports....show more

 

Features : Entry to the FX retail market: addressing the technological challenges

Features

Paul Ronan focuses on the technological impact associated with entering the retail FX market, and what banks should be doing to overcome the challenges involved....show more

 

E-channel traffic jams: Overcoming FX technology bottlenecks

Features

Frances Maguire asks if the benefits of e-FX are still being held up by constraints in trading infrastructure and technology bottlenecks?...show more

 

Convergence of customer segments: What role for e-FX

Marketplace

Sang Lee outlines why the FX market has witnessed a certain level of convergence across different customer segments. ...show more

 

Foreword : Regulatory challenges to the Financial Markets - MiFID and consequences of Foreign Exchange

Foreword

Manfred Wiebogen discusses the likely impact of the MiFID directive which come into operation in November 2007. ...show more

ACM launches new website

News

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CME offers e-trading of weekly FX Options

News

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Deutsche Bank enhances autobahn web portal

News

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Dukascopy launches new custodian service

News

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News : Handelsbanken improves FX order functionality

News

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Interbank FX launches CPR tools

News

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News : Standard Chartered joins Bloomberg FX platform

News

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Eurobase wins FX Gateway project with AIB

News

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News : FXCM offers One-Click FX execution

News

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Management changes at GAIN Capital Group

News

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Hedge Funds access IDB market

News

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BBH launches InfoFX tm

News

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OCL pleased with Netting pilot scheme results

News

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WSS and Logicscope partner for more efficient STP

News

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MIG Investments creates new in-house Research Department

News

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Orc Software increases trading links

News

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News : Voltrex launches online FX platform

News

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The tide has turned: Shifting attitudes towards eFX

Leader

Peter D'Amario examines why FX users who have spurned e-trading in the past decide to give electronic trading a try — or are pressured to do so....show more