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Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is the latest bank to turn to Kx to meet its advanced trading, analytics and risk management requirements, extending Kx’s market-leading presence in Foreign Exchange.
Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc (LSE: FDP), announces that it has been selected by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to build and manage its next generation e-FX platform. Under a multi-year agreement, Kx will provide Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and its clients with a solution that delivers superior electronic execution, broad distribution capabilities, algorithmic trading and effective risk management supported by advanced real-time pre and post trade analytics.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is now live with Phase One and is already benefiting from tighter spreads, deeper liquidity and higher fill rates. The solution is built on three components – Kx for Flow, Algo Risk Management and FX Analytics – that are key elements of Kx’s leading e-FX trading platform. These combine sophisticated order management and pricing techniques with customised trading algorithms and distribution of rich liquidity to multiple market channels, enabling Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to further increase its customer reach.
At the core of Kx technology is the world class kdb+ database engine, which powers state-of-the-art transaction…