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FlexTrade Opens in Sydney Execution management system provider FlexTrade has opened an office in Sydney and named Dan Enstedt as vice president, business development for Australia and New Zealand. The firm says that the proposed increases in superannuation contributions will lead to an increase ...
FlexTrade Promises Brexit Certainty with New Frankfurt Office FlexTrade Systems opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, in order to offer local sales and service to the company’s growing German-speaking client base. The new office will be in the same building as the Frankfurt stock exchange.  “The initial ...
MiFID II: The Business Benefits of Compliance There’s a wave of change sweeping across non-equity markets driven by regulatory initiatives and the rise of non-bank liquidity providers. Other factors driving buy-side adoption of Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) in FX are the need to generate alpha on investment returns, and regulatory scrutiny
 of trading practices in over-the-counter (OTC) instruments. TCA is a broad term which doesn’t describe the actual analysis to be carried out. Asset managers who rely on custodian banks to execute currency trades have a compliance obligation to analyze these FX trading costs. By monitoring fill rates, TCA tools can help traders determine if ‘last look’ is occurring, and then decide whether or not to shift their trades to other venues.