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Keep up to date with news from and about ParFX, as well as details of the industry events we are attending.

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Holding timers must be transparent and clear to all

There are legitimate uses for a holding timer in some circumstances, but those uses need to be transparent and clear to all pre-trade.

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13 - 15 February 2019

TradeTech FX USA*

ParFX will be hosting the coffee breaks at TradeTech FX USA, Miami.

https://tradetechfxus.wbresearch.com/

11 December 2018, Fund Technology and WSL Awards 2019

Shortlist 2019*

Best trading platform overall: Envision Financial Systems, MarketsFlow, MIAX Options, ParFX, Tethys Technology, TraditionSEF, Interactive Brokers, Wolverine Execution Services.

29 November 2018

FX Week Europe*

ParFX hosted the coffee breaks at FX Week Europe.

http://www.fxweekeurope.com/

29 November 2018, e-Forex

Laying the foundations FX takes steps to secure its future*

“The ongoing work is ensuring that the price provider is more open and transparent towards the client and they document it in a way that shows you exactly how they’ll treat you. So, being more open and transparent is an enormous first step,” comments Roger Rutherford chief operating officer at ParFX.

6 November 2018, FOW

Market data fees hinder effective risk management – expert*†

In September, chief executive officer of Tradition-owned spot FX trading platform ParFX, pointed out that firms without bargaining power are struggling to get value for money. 

17 October 2018, Euromoney

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump *

A number of observers stress the need for transparency. There are legitimate uses for a holding timer in some circumstances, but those uses need to be transparent and clear to all pre-trade, says Roger Rutherford, COO of ParFX. “It is critical that a speed bump – or a randomized matching tool – achieves its purpose of meaningfully protecting traders against bad trading behaviour,” he adds.

17 October 2018, Traders Magazine

SEC Rules for SIFMA in Market Data Case*†

Roger Rutherford, COO of ParFX told Traders Magazine that the SEC’s decision is an eye-opener, not just for those in equities in the US, but across financial markets. It supports the widely held view that there needs to be greater transparency in the pricing of market data.

16 October 2018, FOW

Speed bumps needed to curb “bad trading” – expert*†

The banks that are dominant now were among the first to embrace technology and as a result have built global franchises with embedded risk management, price discovery and execution tools that enable them to manage client flow effectively and cater to a wide range of trading strategies and order types, observes ParFX chief operating officer, Roger Rutherford.

11 October 2018

P&L Scandinavia*

ParFX hosted the coffee breaks at P&L Scandinavia.

https://www.profit-loss.com/events/profit-loss-scandinavia-2018

3 October 2018, Euromoney

FX: Market responds to BIS report – ‘That’s evolution, baby’ *

The banks that are dominant now were among the first to embrace technology and as a result have built global franchises with embedded risk management, price discovery and execution tools that enable them to manage client flow effectively and cater to a wide range of trading strategies and order types, observes ParFX chief operating officer, Roger Rutherford.

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