In this guest commentary, Jim Toes, president and CEO at the STA, discusses the candidacy of SEC Chairman nominee Jay Clayton and what his unique credentials can mean for the capital markets.
In this Bloomberg report, high-frequency traders have turned their attention to another asset class besides equities - bitcoin.
Foreign exchange technology firm FastMatch has now opened its trading platform and liquidity seeking algorithms to the sell-side and smaller banks.
The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has boosted trading volume and volatility in currencies, and many see an opportunity to generate profits that has eluded them for several years.
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.