Forward-thinking asset managers can rewrite the rules of management to provide hybrid portfolios that combine the benefits of both active and passive strategies by leveraging quantitative techniques.
In its new survey, FX Trumps Correlation, Axioma takes a look at how currency effects dominated portfolio risk in the aftermath of the US presidential election as well as other major market events in 2016, such as Brexit and the Fed rate hike.
Political shocks such as Brexit and the U.S. election of Donald Trump jolted the foreign exchange markets in 2016, fueling more trading activity for hedge funds and bank trading rooms. Uncertainty around a stronger U.S. dollar and higher interest rates could drive more volatility into 2017.
In this Bloomberg report, high-frequency traders have turned their attention to another asset class besides equities - bitcoin.
Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.
Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.
As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.
Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.
New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.
Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.