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Harnessing the benefits of more automated FX trade-lifecycle operations

Harnessing the benefits of more automated FX trade-lifecycle operations

FX markets are unique not only in their scale but also in their complexity. There are multiple trading paradigms, and also multiple venues where trades may be executed. The FX ecosystem is highly fragmented and the case for more automation – more automated FX trade-lifecycle processes and procedures – has been clear for some time. And yet, automation hasn’t happened yet. Why not, and when will it happen? Steve French, Head of Product for Traiana, writes about the challenges to automation, its benefits, and the key steps that firms should take on their journey towards implementing automation.

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Truss Edge adds new trade entry functionality and tax reporting for ETFs and hedge funds

Truss Edge adds new trade entry functionality and tax reporting for ETFs and hedge funds

Truss Edge, a specialist technology platform for ETF and hedge fund operations, has updated its true STP Safari platform, which grew out of the operational and reporting needs of a large macro hedge fund, and now serves the front, middle and back office automation requirements of both hedge funds and ETFs.