TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Asif Razaq

Global Head of FX Algorithmic Execution,
BNP Paribas
Asif is an experienced FX Algo Trader who has over 10 years of experience in developing electronic trading platforms. He has a MSc in Artificial Intelligence and has joined BNP Paribas from Citi, where he worked on various initiatives including eFX pricing engines and algorithmic trading. Utilising his experience in artificial intelligence, he has developed and launched Cortex iX (Intelligent eXecution) - a cutting edge FX algorithmic execution platform that has been highly acclaimed by clients and industry experts globally.


Day 1 - Tuesday 12th September 2017

15:50 PM In Conversation: How can you better source algos, measure their performance, and establish the best times to use them?

  • Accelerating your algo capabilities in the new regulatory landscape - what are the standards you should expect from FX algos to best meet your best execution needs?

  • Sorting the wheat from the chaff - how can you establish the differences between different sets of algos from different providers?

  • The latest in algo innovation - what are the third generation algos coming to the fore, including VWAP algos, dynamic algos, and the use of AI, and how and why should you use them?

  • How are providers helping the buy side manage the settlement complexities involved with algorithmic trades?

Day 2 - Wednesday 13th September 2017

11:40 AM Synergy Workshop: Welcome to the future: A sneak peek into a new era for FX electronic trading, A Sell Side Perspective

Hosted By BNP Paribas

The electronification of the FX Market continues to intensify along with the need for tighter regulation and compliance oversight. In this session we would like to explore the next phase of FX electronic trading, the tools required to operate in the changing FX market structure, and ways the buy side can adjust their trading techniques to better achieve their best execution mandate. The session will include a live demo of next generation FX algos, pre trade TCA tools and real-time market analytics. Furthermore, we will discuss how banks will be changing how their foreign exchange desks will operate, ultimately defining a new framework to achieve better solutions for their buy side clients. Come join BNP Paribas for this engaging discussion and look into the future!