FlexTrade Systems Partners with OpenFin to Deliver Desktop Interoperability to Improve Workflow Management of Buy-Side Clients

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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.

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FlexTrade Systems Partners with OpenFin to Deliver Desktop Interoperability to Improve Workflow Management of Buy-Side Clients

April 10, 2019
FlexTrade
FlexTrade

FlexTrade Systems, the global leader in broker-neutral, execution and order management system provider, has partnered with OpenFin, the leading provider of HTML5 runtime technology for the financial industry.

As per the statement issued, the partnership will provide interoperability meaning ability to use each other computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information. The partnership also aims to provide improved workflow management for buy-side traders using the technology FlexTRADER and its cloud EMS FlexNOW.

The clients of FlexTrade will able to integrate third-party vendor applications which have already been deployed on the OpenFin OS into their workflows. This allows the company’s customer to select the best application for their daily workflows, as well as better navigate complex markets. The partnership will also see FlexTrade rolling out the new desktop application to its clients faster. 

Commenting on the partnership, Andy Mahoney, Head of Sales at FlexTrade UK said:

“FlexTRADER has operated an open architecture model for many years, ensuring traders have the data and workflows they need right at their fingertips.”

“OpenFin is the next natural step for this architecture to evolve by providing an interoperability layer connecting FlexTRADER to complementary third-party applications and data, with minimal technology overhead and seamless upgrades.”

CEO of OpenFin Europe, Adam Toms commented:

“Inefficient trader workflows hamper productivity and introduce an unnecessary level of operational risk. FlexTrade is pioneering change on the buy-side trader’s desktop, and we are delighted to partner with them on this journey to build the next generation of financial desktops.”

“Jointly, we empower traders to interact with the market in the way they prefer, with unprecedented levels of functionality and performance, accessing applications they need quickly, easily and securely, and without additional deployment costs.”

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