TradeTech FX Asia

21 - 23 March, 2017

Hilton Singapore

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 Javier Paz
Javier Paz Senior Analyst Aite Group
He is a senior analyst within Aite Group's Wealth Management practice. In this role, he examines brokerage trends in business, regulation, and technology across asset classes. Areas of particular expertise include electronic FX platforms, retail FX, and other self-directed trading, front-end trading technology, and margin-trading regulations.


Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day - March 21st 2017, Singapore

12:55 PM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

1:00 PM Buy Side Perspective Panel Discussion: Determining your wish list for partnering with new FX platforms

  • How do different types if buy side firms identify and test a suitable FX platform? 
  • What is your position regarding electronic trading given the FX instruments and products you trade, and do you anticipate trading more electronically in the coming one to two years than you are today?
  • Are there barriers that keep you from trading in multi-bank platforms today, and how well do you believe APAC buy side firms understand the value prop of the likes of FxAll/Thompson Reuters, Bloomberg FXGO, 360T, Integral, and LMAX Exchange?
  • From your experience, what due diligence questions do you ask to ensure that one or several of your "must-have" trading requirements will be met by a prospective new FX liquidity provider?

1:30 PM Platform Perspective: A 5 minute introduction to each initiative involved today- What is their USP and what benefits do they bring to help you overcome the liquidity drought?

  • An introduction to each platform today - What is their USP that is not offered anywhere else?
  • How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in constrained markets?
  • Where are the new platforms up to in their onboarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
  • What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

5:00 PM Wrap Up Session And Verdict: Take part in our live vote and find out which platforms came out on top across different categories and why

Interviewer: Javier Paz, Senior Analyst, Aite Group Interviewee: Rajat Bhatia, Founder & CEO, Neural Capital