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Mathew to Head FX Trading at Flow Traders

Flow Traders has hired Joshua Mathew as head of FX trading, according to market sources. Profit & Loss understands that Mathew, who is due to start in the last week of September, will be based in Amsterdam. Mathew joins the Dutch electronic trading firm after 10 years at Barclays in London, where his work was […]

Flow Traders: Standing Out from the Crowd

Robbert Sijbrandij, head of FX at Flow Traders, talks to Galen Stops about why he thinks there’s still room for more non-bank liquidity providers in the FX market.Dutch proprietary trading firm, Flow Traders, has spent the past two years building out its FX business line. The firm trades in the region of €750- €800 billion of ETFs per year, of which roughly two-thirds has an FX angle, meaning that Flow Traders was already doing in the region of €2-3 billion of FX on a busy day before they decided to become a liquidity maker in FX.

Flow Traders: Standing Out from the Crowd

Robbert Sijbrandij, head of FX at Flow Traders, talks to Galen Stops about why he thinks there’s still room for more non-bank liquidity providers in the FX market.Dutch proprietary trading firm, Flow Traders, has spent the past two years building out its FX business line. The firm trades in the region of €750- €800 billion of ETFs per year, of which roughly two-thirds has an FX angle, meaning that Flow Traders was already doing in the region of €2-3 billion of FX on a busy day before they decided to become a liquidity maker in FX.

Flow Traders to Provide Liquidity for Eurex FX Futures

Flow Traders has become a liquidity provider for Eurex FX futures products.

Effective immediately, Flow Traders will provide liquidity throughout the whole range of monthly and quarterly deliverable FX futures, as well as in the non-deliverable rolling spot futures offered by Eurex.

Robbert Sijbrandij, head of FX at Flow Traders, says: “As a specialist liquidity provider focused on exchange traded products (ETPs), we welcome the FX futures offering from Eurex, which broadens the reach and potential of listed currencies globally. We believe Eurex rolling spot FX futures will be a great addition to our FX portfolio. Going forward, Flow Traders will provide liquidity in all Eurex FX futures on a continuous basis. We look forward to working with Eurex on this.”

Changes at the Top for Flow Traders

Flow Traders will propose to appoint Dennis Dijkstra as its sole CEO at the May 2019 AGM.

The decision was made by the firm’s supervisory board, with Sjoerd Rietberg, the current co-CEO along with Dijkstra, having previously announced that he will not opt for reappointment at the AGM.

In addition, the firm’s CFO, Marcel Jongmans, is resigning to pursue other opportunities, according to a release issued today by the Dutch trading firm. Jongmans’ duties will be assumed by his fellow management board members with immediate effect.

Flow Traders Targets FX Expansion

Flow Traders, a Netherlands-based liquidity provider that specialises in exchange traded products (ETPs), is making a concerted push into the FX market, the firm has revealed today.

Flow Traders is partnering with MarketFactory to trade FX directly with investors across a number of different trading venues. In a release issued today the firms says that MarketFactory’s API product, Whisperer, its “strategic ambitions” to become a leading liquidity provider in FX.

Flow Traders has long been active in the FX as part of its hedging strategies, but the firm claims that the current state of the FX industry provides an opportunity for it to further expand its role in this market.