Execution algorithms have become popular for foreign-exchange (FX) trading in recent years, driven by strong uptake among hedge funds, market makers and speculators.
Listen to Richard Johnson and special guest panelists discuss the increased algo usage by long-term investors and corporate end users who are looking to optimize their trading performance.
- Execution quality drives flows in FX markets, and is the most important service provided by dealers
- Algo usage in FX markets has expanded beyond hedge funds to long term investors such as institutional traders and corporates
- Traders are increasingly demanding algos with access to multiple liquidity pools
- Global regulatory initiatives such as FX Global Code of Conduct and MiFID II will likely increase scrutiny on FX trade performance and drive FX algo adoption