Candyce Edelen speaks with Harry Gozlan of smartTrade and Greg Wood of Credit Suisse.
As the global capital markets evolve, banks must provide access to the global financial markets as well as manage increasingly complex transactions involving multiple asset classes, and handle a range of protocols and ever-shifting market structures. The need to be responsive to regulatory mandates, in addition to client demands for increased functionality/transparency, increasing volumes/volatility create challenges for sell-side banks who must quickly react to changing markets.
In this two-part installment of TrendSpotters, Candyce Edelen discussess the complexities of cross-asset trading and multi-asset trading with Harry Gozlan, CEO and Founder of smartTrade and Greg Wood, AES Futures Business Development Manager, Credit Suisse.
Candyce talks with Harry Gozlan and Greg Wood about cross-asset trading. Click on the players below to listen the recordings.
Cross-Asset Trading, Part 1
Cross-Asset Trading, Part 2
As institutional dealing extends globally with more liquidity sources to manage, the need to aggregate and trade faster in a fast moving trading environment becomes an imperative. As such, the stakes are higher for banks. Clients demand transparency and best execution even while trading larger volumes in more volatile markets across various market structures and across multiple asset classes. To gain further insight on the evolving landscape of multi-asset trading, read download the smartTrade whitepaper:
You can also read Candyce Edelen’s blog post by clicking here.
Harry Gozlan | CEO and Founder | smartTrade
Before co-founding smartTrade Technologies, Harry spent 12 years in trading and management activities in the OTC market including seven years at Citibank and at Credit Agricole Indosuez in Paris. He has a deep understanding of the key needs and success factors of trading and sales activity in banks and trading firms.
In addition to being responsible for the general management of the company, he plays a critical role in the design and evolution of the smartTrade platforms. His contacts and reputation in the OTC trading community are key commercial assets. He holds an MSc from Ecole Centrale de Paris.
Greg Wood | AES Futures Business Development Manager, Credit Suisse | Director, FIX Protocol Ltd.
Greg Wood is the Business Development Manager for Advanced Execution Services for Futures at Credit Suisse, where he focuses on execution algorithms and low latency DMA. Prior to that he ran their global multi-asset FIX engineering team providing connectivity for Credit Suisse clients trading futures, options and FX. He is currently based in New York.
Greg has been involved with FIX since 2002, working with the protocol from both a buy-side and sell-side perspective. Since 2006 he has authored all of Credit Suisse’s FIX rules of engagement for DMA, algorithms and market data for their AES Futures and AES FX products, as well as project managing their implementation of FIXatdl across all asset classes.
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