e-FX Awards: smartTrade Technologies – Best Liquidity Aggregation System

The Liquidity FX platform gives clients full control of the execution process and helps them with risk management

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David Vincent, chief executive of smartTrade Technologies

Pools of liquidity in foreign exchange markets are like puddles in the sand: diverse and plentiful when viewed from the air, but difficult to spot from the ground. Plumbing canals to allow these pools to interact has been the job of liquidity aggregation systems since the advent of electronic trading.

In FX, aside from the challenges of executing in a fragmented environment, subsequently achieving and demonstrating best execution is also complex. As a result, having the right technology is beco