MarketFactory Brings ‘Chicago Style’ Connectivity to FX

MarketFactory, a technology company set up last year by three senior EBS executives, will begin rolling out Sherpa Connect, an adaptor to provide ‘ultra-low’ latency connectivity to foreign exchange platforms and exchanges, in the third quarter. The company says that many third-party adapters available on the market to connect clients with exchanges and ECNs have […]

MarketFactory launches Sherpa Connect

MarketFactory, the FX connectivity specialist set up by a number of EBS alumni, has unveiled its Sherpa Connect software code. The company says this FX-specific product provides full and correct interpretation of the data, translation into a flexible trading API and optional connection to third-party middleware to ease integration into existing trading infrastructure. “Correct interpretation […]

MarketFactory Whisperer closer to launch

LONDON & NEW YORK – MarketFactory’s Whisperer product is being beta-tested by a group of clients made up of banks and funds, James Sinclair, chief executive of the financial technology firm in New York, has told FX Week. He expects the first client to go live early next year. Market volatility has made the problem […]

Distance Latency: Overcoming the constraints of geography in FX

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Presentation at Profit & Loss Conference

By James Sinclair Click to Download the presentation, Timing is Everything. Source: Profit and Loss

Algo FX: the battle for market share

By Susanna Robinson Algorithmic trading in foreign exchange is tipped to experience continued growth, but the uptake is not without its obstacles. Susanna Robinson reports BOSTON – Uptake of algorithmic trading in the foreign exchange market is expected to more than double in the next two years, according to an impact note from Boston-based consulting […]

Algorithmic Trading in FX: Fad or Reality?

Extract from Aite Group’s Report Algorithmic Trading in FX: Fad or Reality? FUTURE OF ALGORITHMIC TRADING IN FX? It is undeniable that electronic trading has increased substantially over the last few years in the FX market. With the increased participation of various proprietary trading desks (both bank-affiliated and independent) and actively trading hedge funds, speed […]

15 Minutes of Fame: MarketFactory Basks in the Limelight

By Julie Ros Click to download a PDF of the article, 15 Minutes of Fame Source: Profit and Loss

Ex-EBS trio develops new distance latency product

By Moana Burt NEW YORK – Market Factory, a company formed by three former senior EBS figures, is developing a software product that could potentially be sold back to their former employer. Chief executive of Market Factory and former EBS head of research and strategy, James Sinclair in New York said that, while the company […]

Exclusive: Warp Factor comes to FX to “defeat the speed of light”

“There’s no point in FX of just setting up another ECN. What we’re doing is looking to help clients build better platforms for themselves or gain faster connectivity to the ones they want to deal on.” – James Sinclair, MarketFactory Since leaving Icap last summer, James Sinclair, Ed Howorka and Darren Jer have kept a […]
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