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algos

And Finally…

There was an interesting development from the Royal Bank of Canada last week when it announced that it had launched a new AI-based trading platform for its equities business, and I, for one, am very interested to see how – if at all – the trading style offers something different. I do believe that when […]

And Finally…

As well as the obvious areas around liquidity and spreads, the pandemic appears, if the anecdotal evidence of many of my recent conversations is anything to go by, to have reignited discussion around what constitutes best execution? I’ll be honest and say that I thought this subject was as settled as is it ever going […]

Mobile Trading: Coming of Age

The growth path of mobile trading has been anything but meteoric, but a combination of greater awareness and necessity is finally bringing the channel towards the mainstream. In this supported article, Colin Lambert takes a look at the issues and talks to first mover JP Morgan about the evolution of mobile trading. A knee-jerk reaction […]

Virtu Launches Prism Frontier TCA for Traders

Virtu Financial, which provides trading technology and liquidity, announced the continued expansion of its execution services offering with the launch of Prism Frontier, a post-trade analytics tool designed to provide transparency and forensics around client executions. Last month, Virtu released a TCA product for FX algo execution. In order to perform meaningful analysis of execution […]

In the FICC of It

The podcast has a nice positive vibe to it this week as Colin Lambert is joined by Ayesa Latif, head of EMEA e-commerce FX sales at Citi to discuss the eighth annual “e-for-education” campaign by the bank, which kicks off this week. Latif explains how the campaign works, what channels are likely to generate the […]

And Another Thing…

Someone recently challenged me on my assertion that the CLOB model is stagnant in the FX markets. I am glad they did as I love a good debate, but it became clear that either I had not been clear enough or my challenger had missed the point. I don’t think the CLOB model will disappear, […]

HSBC Launches NDFlex Algos

HSBC’s FX Alternative Execution Services has launched a new NDF algo offering called NDFlex – initially available in five currency pairs using a number of strategies. The new algo suite is offered in the dollar against IDR, INR, KRW, PHP and TWD, and Implementation Shortfall, Liquidity Seeking, TWAP, VWAP, Get Done and Liquidity Plus strategies […]

In the FICC of It

This week’s podcast kicks off with Colin Lambert discussing some of the feedback he received over his comments in the week’s column over the re-papering of trades post the SNB debacle in 2015. He does not, of course, miss the opportunity to drive home his argument that algos should have mandatory price limits, along the […]

Barclays Launches NDF Algos

Barclays has become the latest bank to extend its FX algo execution product site to NDFs, adding one-month NDFs across multiple algorithms to Gator, its liquidity aggregation and algo platform. The algos are available in seven Asian currency pairs, USDCNY, USDIDR, USDINR, USDKRW, USDMYR, USDPHP, USDTWD and the bank says the launch is in response […]

In the FICC of It

On this week’s podcast P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert is joined by Martin Pluves, CEO of the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) for a broad ranging discussion around the evolution and use of technology in the trading business. The two discuss the governance of algorithmic execution processes, following a recent discussion paper and white paper […]