FlexTrade Officially Launches FlexNOW - The Industry Spread

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.


FlexTrade Officially Launches FlexNOW

April 24, 2018

FlexNOWFlexTrade, a leader in broker-neutral and provider of multi-asset execution and order management systems has announced the official release of FlexNOW. The latest offering is unique broker-neutral EMS, which addresses the needs of hedge funds and mini-primes who require streamlined, multi-asset trading system at the convenience of a single click at their system. 

The execution management system offers features like:

Multi-Asset, MiFID II Compliant Trading: The system ensures compliance with MiFID II regulations in all market segments including equities, futures and options while providing connectivity to leading market data providers. It also integrates with any order management system (OMS) via FIX and API and in-built transaction cost analysis functionalities.

Easy Installation: The system has a minimum turnaround time of installation process which helps to get clients up in a matter of time.

The system is currently available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has already brought in more than 200 clients such as Albar Capital, PSG Capital and Wesleyan Assurance Society. According to the company officials, it will increase its reach across other parts of the globe in coming months and will be announced in coming months. 

Rhyd Lewis, FlexNOW Product Manager said: “By combining the one-click installation process with secure, online connectivity, we have greatly reduced the on-boarding lead time for customers. We developed FlexNOW based on FlexTrade’s industry experience and the feedback of our clients and prospects,” continued Lewis. “It’s this user research that helps us provide fresh updates to the platform to keep the trading workflows as effective as possible.”

FlexTrade’s latest offering has already received positive feedback from some the leading market participants. 

“FlexTrade is doing a great job for us,” said Michael Perry, COO of Albar Capital. “Their collaborative approach and fast response time means that we regularly see the benefits of our feedback incorporated in a same-day platform update.”

“We chose FlexNOW based on FlexTrade’s proven track record in the trading technology space, the easy installation process, and because of the platform’s access to a wide array of market data providers. Overall, we find FlexNOW to be an easy-to-use EMS that allows us to focus on trading and best execution,” said Lucas Howarth, Fund Manager at Wesleyan.

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