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Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:11

As the role of hedge funds in the foreign exchange market continues to grow, algorithmic trading and technology are shaping the future of the market, according to a white paper issued by FXall, the »

Latency and Execution

Latency and Execution

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:34

Latency: A measure of delay. In a market where speed is of the essence, the spotlight falls on the issue of latency. Latency is the time it takes to get a deal done, cancel an order or know what is happening in the market. »

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:31

It is clear from conversations with a broad range of market participants that inherent latency is a problem for active market participants on current FX trading systems. »

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:29

Network latency is the time needed to effect a communication between two network nodes. »

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:28

Much has been made of dark pools of liquidity in the equity market at present. These are financial markets not available or visible to the general public - essentially 'non-displayed' liquidity. »

Fairness and Transparency in the Global FX Market

Fairness and Transparency in the Global FX Market

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:27

The e-FX market has evolved rapidly to meet the changing needs of an ever more diverse group of market participants. »

AccelorTM - Meeting the Needs of the Algorithmic Trading Community

AccelorTM - Meeting the Needs of the Algorithmic Trading Community

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:25

Accelor is the next-generation foreign exchange ECN for all market participants, developed to meet the needs of the most demanding institutional market participants. »

Equity long/short and absolute return funds outpace Australia's rampant equities

Equity long/short and absolute return funds outpace Australia's rampant equities

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 07:00

Australian long/short equity and absolute return hedge funds that have outperformed the country's record-breaking equities market have been honoured at the 2007 Australian Hedge Fund Award »

US fund investors and asset managers to examine market issues

US fund investors and asset managers to examine market issues

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:59

The US President's Working Group on Financial Markets has announced the composition and aims for two private sector committees, one comprised of investors and the other of asset managers, »

Comment: Three early lessons from the sub-prime crisis - a French answer to French criticism

Comment: Three early lessons from the sub-prime crisis - a French answer to French criticism

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 06:58

Noël Amenc, professor of finance and director of the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre, argues that regulators and political leaders such as French President Nicolas Sar »

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