e-Forex Magazine April 2008

e-Forex Magazine April 2008

e-Forex April 2008 - Volatility returns to the FX markets. Retail e-FX: the next big currency market revolution? Execution Algorithms - optimising your FX trading performance.

 

With Tim O'Sullivan, Chief Dealer at GAIN Capital Group

Tradertalk

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Systematic Trading Technologies: changing the behaviour of the FX market

Log-Off

Stephane Leroy, Head of global Sales & Marketing at QuantHouse discusses how various types of trading technology are facilitating the evolution away from discretionary trading....show more

With Max Smith Global Head of Foreign Exchange, Newedge Group

e-Forex Interview

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Site Inspection with FXdirekt Bank

Retail Forex Client

Larry Levy looks at FXdirekt Bank, one of a small handful of German banks offering a comprehensive range of FX, and CFDs and so called FFDs (Futures for Differences) contracts on a range of instruments for the retail client. Founded by current CEO Wolfgang Stobbe in 2004, FXdirekt Bank has seen rapid growth, by catering to its market – the German-speaking customer and has won the Brokerwahl.de Forex Broker of the Year prize for the past three years....show more

 

Product Review: TeleTrader Professional Workstation

Product Review

TeleTrader Professional Workstation is a sophisticated all-round charting, quotes, news and analysis package sold in Pro, FX and LT (Light) editions as well as being available as a “white label” solution. In its white label version (known as “FX AccuCharts” to clients of FX Solutions, LLC), it is available free of charge with data provided by the broker system’s quote engine on all of its FX pairs. ...show more

 

Historical market data: an indispensible tool for informing FX trading strategies

Viewpoint

Interdealer-broker ICAP’s Jim O’Hagan, Global Product Manager for EBS Market Data, discusses the crucial role historical market data plays in developing more reliable FX trading models and strategies....show more

Single bank platforms: still an unrivalled value proposition?

e-Forex Roundtable

With Peter Hagenauer, head of eCommerce Applications & Technologies, Markets, ANZ Institutional, Lorne Gavsie, Director, Foreign Exchange, BMO Capital Markets, Ian O'Flaherty, Global Head of e-Commerce, Foreign Exchange, Deutsche Bank, Klaus Hoffmann, Global head of Foreign Exchange and Precious Metals at Commerzbank and Eddie Wen, Global head of FX-Commerce at JP Morgan....show more

 

Real time performance management & analysis for high speed FX networks

The e-FX Mechanic

Eileen Haggerty outlines how identifying and analysing FX trading response-time performance can help ensure constant and reliable application availability to end-users....show more

 

Post-trade STP for FX

FX Mythbusters

Given the ready acceptance of front end trading technology connecting sell and buy side participants in the trading chain, it is surprising that the post trade environment for FX and other OTC instruments is still driven largely by resource-intensive, error-laden, expensive and risky manual processes - on both sides. Nick Dyne, CEO and Founder of Logicscope Limited, pioneers of post-trade notification technology dispels some of the myths surrounding STP for FX and other OTC assets....show more

 

Execution Algorithms - the next stage in optimising your FX trading performance

Algorithmic FX Trading

Nicholas Pratt talks with a variety of industry players to gauge what impact algorithmic trading is having on the FX market and how the use of algorithms can optimise trading performance....show more

 

Leveraging Complex Event Processing for Algorithmic Trading in FX

Algorithmic FX Trading

John Bates discusses the new technology of Complex Event Processing (CEP) and how it can be deployed successfully to address key business drivers within the FX market....show more

Electronic Currency Derivatives: prospects for the future

FOCUS

Frances Maguire asks if the FX industry will ever successfully trade FX options electronically or if the hybrid model is here to stay....show more

Technology: opening up exchange listed FX products to new breeds of trader

FOCUS

Frances Maguire looks at whether the exchanges are succeeding in attracting both retail investors and quant funds to trade FX on-exchange....show more

e-FX Options: Providing new profit and hedging opportunities for Retail Investors

FOCUS

The growth of electronically traded FX options by retail traders, both over the counter and on-exchange, is already taking off as more sophisticated retail investors look for new trading and hedging opportunities. In response, brokers and banks are rapidly developing e-FX trading platforms that support and educate investors about the different products and trading styles available, and FX options is being pitched as the fastest growing new revenue stream in FX....show more

 

Regional e-FX Perspective on China

Regional eFX Perspective

China is the word on trembling lips across the world. This enormous market is opening up and expanding, getting online and learning how to take advantage of its mass and its closeted economy, to make money on an ever-grander scale. From the eFX perspective the country has just started making tentative inroads. The Chinese government has a strong grip on the country’s finances and information circulation. It is learning to relax that hold and to allow electronic trading to take place, yet this is just the beginning of that process; for eFX to really be able to take off in China, the government needs to place more trust in people and systems....show more

 

Groping in the Dark: FX looks for hidden pools of liquidity

Features

Nicholas Pratt sets out to discover more about the idea of dark trading and hidden pools of liquidity which is the latest phenomenon to make the journey from the equities market to its FX counterpart....show more

Detection and access: Tackling key liquidity considerations in the new FX trading landscape

Marketplace

Jim Leman and Ravi Manchi examine the factors making the detection of and access to liquidity complex in the FX trading environment...show more

 

Volatility returns to the FX markets

Foreword

Manfred Wiebogen looks at why the current increase of volatility in the FX market is the result of uncertain and obscure economical developments....show more

Hotspot FXi Rolls Out Real-Time Market Data Feed

News

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Deutsche Bank releases Fast Orders on autobahn FX

News

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UBS expands NDF currency pairs on e-FX platform

News

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TD Securities licenses TraderTools’ STPlatform™

News

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Bloomberg offers integration to POMS

News

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AEGIS launches AthenaTrader 4.0 for FX

News

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FX Bridge and TeleTrader alliance

News

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D-3 Pricing System now with more interfaces

News

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ACM launches the Advanced Flash Trader

News

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TwoFour expands offerings

News

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eSignal FX content from a sister company

News

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Nordea live on 360T

News

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Wallstreet expands e-Operations capabilities for cross product settlement netting

News

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Eurobase wins eTrading project with Rand Merchant Bank

News

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Cognotec partners with Saxo Bank

News

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MIG focuses on growth and investment

News

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New GFI FENICS Enterprise

News

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Dukascopy launches new Managed Account

News

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IBFX provides access to Multiple Bank Liquidity partners

News

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Interactive Brokers FX Trader

News

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ICAP further enhances EBS Spot FX pltaform

News

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Kalahari launches kACE²

News

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Smart Trade releases SmartConnect and the Liquidity Orchestrator

News

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TeleTrader Professional Workstation 7.0 released

News

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Commerzbank launches new FX trading platform

News

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Societe Generale adds new service

News

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The Swiss FX Marketplace continues impressive growth

News

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HY Markets launches websites in Arabic and Chinese

News

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e-FX Industry Report - E-Forex Comes of Age

e-FX Industry Report

Using Greenwich Associates research data, Peter D'Amario illustrates how eforex could be entering a phase of more mature development....show more

 

Retail e-FX: the next big currency market revolution?

Leader

Hjalmar Schröder and Hans-Jörg Sollberger discuss the opportunities that retail FX margin trading platforms offer to both hedgers and speculators and its future growth prospects....show more