Banks beef up quant solutions for FX in response to buy-side demand


As electronic trading takes hold in foreign exchange, and regulatory changes in the US and Europe to improve reporting and trading transparency kick in, the buy side is demanding more information regarding how trades have been, or should be, executed. And some banks are beefing up their foreign exchange quantitative offerings in response.

Quantitative services vary from bank to bank, but over the past two years some have built dedicated teams comprising people from science, mathematics and engin