FlexTrade Wins Best Algorithmic Trading Technology Vendor Award for FX

July 17, 2012 | By: Flex Advantage

Captures Honor at FX Week’s 9th Annual e-FX Awards Ceremony

GREAT NECK, NY, July 17, 2012 – FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced it has been named “Best Algorithmic Trading Technology Vendor” in the foreign exchange markets by FX Week.

The award, given by the editors and judges of FX Week during their ninth annual US conference in New York, singled out FlexTrade as offering the best algorithmic trading solution for foreign exchange in terms of technology and the range of services provided to clients.

According to Vijay Kedia, President and CEO of FlexTrade, “Winning such an award is a satisfying third-party validation of all the hard work and time our staff has put into keeping our FX solutions ahead of the curve in terms of development and functionality.”

FlexTrade offers two primary trading platforms for the FX market, FlexFX and MaxxTrader (FX White Label Solution), which are sold separately or combined as a comprehensive package called FX Enterprise Solutions.  Both platforms offer aggregated liquidity from more than 40 banks, ECNS and exchanges for trading spot, forwards, NDFs and swaps in a stream via RFS and RFQs. They also include integrated bank algos and custom algos, margin control, credit limits and dynamic spreading.

FlexFX, a truly neutral trading platform, provides a flexible assortment of tools for implementing intelligent trading strategies, including user-defined analytics for real-time quantitative trading and order management. FlexFX also operates as a risk management tool and allows traders to create individual trading strategies with fully customizable analytics and visual alarms coupled with integrated quantitative capabilities, smart routing connectivity and real-time data.

MaxxTRADER is a full STP, white label trading system for sell-side institutions operating in the foreign exchange markets. Designed to allow institutions to privately aggregate and issue price information to the markets and clientele, MaxxTRADER is a complete turnkey, ASP front-end solution allowing orders to trade directly from client to client, directly with the trading desk, or back-to-back with all liquidity providers.  The platform also offers real-time prime broker reporting as well as an integrated OMS to better manage orders.

When combined as a comprehensive FX Enterprise Solutions platform for sell-side institutions, MaxxTRADER and FlexFX offer full support for real-time margin control, risk management, auto-liquidation, intelligent quoting based on end-users, integrated proprietary trading and agency trading.