Craig Viani

Lights Out In The Dark: Goodnight Vortex

ConvergEx announced last week that it was euthanizing one of its two dark pools, VortEx. Guest commentator, Craig Viani, one of the dark pool's co-founders, muses about the passing of the ATS.

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Are the Buyside's FX Orders Hamstrung by New Regulations?

Is regulatory scrutiny preventing best execution in the foreign exchange markets? Is the buyside getting the most from its high-touch sales trader coverage?

R5FX Launches LatAm FX Trading System

R5FX, an emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, announced the launch of Latin American trading on its platform. See which currencies can now be executed electronically.

Northern Trust Launches CompleteFX Trading System

Northern Trust, announced the launch of CompleteFX TM, a stand-alone foreign exchange product for investment managers seeking greater operational efficiency and flexible execution options.


Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

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.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

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.

Enter the Algo Upstart

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.


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