Algo Wheels Gain Steam

10th April 2019 Algorithm wheels, the automated selection of sell-side algos, is heating up, but the buy side needs to set their performance expectations, according to speakers during the FIX Trading Community’s Americas Trading Briefing 2019 in Lower Manhattan. A recent study conducted by industry analysis firm Greenwich Associates found that only about 22% of buy-side firms are using algo...

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SEC Rule 606 Features Highly at FIX Americas Conference

The imminent adoption of amendments to SEC Rule 606 was high on the list of hot topics when electronic trading professionals met at the FIX Americas conference in New York this week. And while speakers, panellists and delegates acknowledged the initiative represents a significant challenge in terms of technology resource, most said they believed the enhancement to transparency would improve...

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Innovations in FX Trading

INNOVATIONS IN FX TRADING Neena Dholani, Global Marketing and Programme Director at FIX Trading Community explains the evolution, from integration technicalities to tools, data and analytics, of FX trading. For decades, there have been improvements in technology which target front end FX trading. Trading FX, however, is largely bespoke in its implementation, and presents an integration hurdle. Furthermore, the lack...

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Jim Northey Named Chair of ISO Technical Committee for Global Financial Services Standards, TC68

ANNAPOLIS, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (X9) today announced that, as of January 1, 2019, Jim Northey of the FIX Trading Community is the new chair of ISO TC68 – Financial Services. As the only ISO technical committee solely focused on financial industry standards, TC68 plays a key role in the development and adoption of new technologies in...

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