FlexTrade Shortlisted in Best Front Office Execution System Category of Financial News Trading Tech Awards

August 22, 2016 | By: Matthew Halicki

Financial News

FlexTrade is proud to announce its has been shortlisted in the Best Front Office Execution System category of the Financial News 14th annual Awards for Excellence in Trading and Technology, Europe.

From the shortlist nomination description:

FlexTrade EMS

In addition to winning this category in the Trading and Technology Awards in 2015, FlexTrade celebrated 20 years of operation this year, having launched in 1996. The firm now operates across 10 countries, with clients in 20. The firm partnered with bank-backed communications platform Symphony in February, integrating its messaging platform with the vendor’s execution system, FlexTrade EMS, giving clients the ability to communicate directly with their brokers from their trading blotter. In October 2015, the firm also announced that it was integrating apps from vendor OTAS, boosting its analytics capabilities. The EMS has connectivity to over 200 venues across asset classes, including equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income, covering primary exchanges as well as broker-run venues, dark pools and alternative trading systems. Outside of pure trading, the vendor also announced a partnership with RSRCHXChange in the UK, ahead of upcoming rules around how research and execution fees are divided in the EU’s review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

For a complete list of all the Best Front Office Execution System nominees, please click here.