The Mankoff company has been leading the herd in educating and bringing industry professionals together in understanding the dynamics of High Frequency Trading in financial markets and other crucial topics including latency, regulations and technology.
The next event will take place in New York’s, Times Square on the tenth of November 2011.
Foreign exchange has been the best performing asset class in the last decade in terms of volume growth. The most recent BIS survey stands at around $4 trillion in daily volume. With liquidity, volatility and round the clock trading; currencies have attracted more risk averse traders and thus long term growth is eminent.
The rise in hedge funds, asset managers and pension funds has been incredible,the take up has primarily been in response to the massive opportunities FX offers. The summer of 2011 has had stronger than expected volatility with the VIX index showcasing above the all important figure of 30 throughout August and September. Among the major currencies, the Swiss franc experienced the biggest gain, strengthening 2.20% versus the dollar and 1.69% against the euro. The yen and euro appreciated 1.39% and 0.50%, respectively, versus the US dollar. For the quarter, the Swiss franc gained 9.64%, the euro rose 1.89% and the yen increased 3.55% versus the dollar.
Since the credit crisis regulators have been looking at the many factors that affected the overhaul of giants like bear Stearns and Lehman Brother, OTC derivatives!
The new Dodd Frank rulings, EU commission and MIFID 2 are issues the industry is facing.
Mankoff Company next event will bring together key FX industry experts, the After the Bell panel discussions incorporate the “top-of-mind” issues for the trader – whether it’s a high frequency trader, a start-up prop shop or participants examining different trading strategies to take their firm to the next level, this event provides real world examples of what’s working and why.
The events have always attracted the best in market and panelists for the forum include:
Damian Handzy, CEO, Investor Analytics – Risk Transparency
Eric Karpman, Independent Expert, Electronic Trading & Trading Technology
Barbara Matthews, Founder & Managing Director, BCM International Regulatory Analytics LLC
John Netto, President, M3 Capital LLC
Forexmagnates team will be following the discussion, we will be reporting exclusively from the London show.