Fidessa Bolsters Futures Algo, TCA Suite

Asset managers are looking for more sophisticated tools to make it easier for them to execute more complex strategies.


One natural byproduct of the futures market becoming increasingly electronic is that the buy side expects more sophisticated tools rather than reconfigured equities solutions.

Yuriy Shterk, head of derivative products for Fidessa, who spoke with WatersTechnology at FIA Boca, says clients are clamoring for more futures-specific execution tools that also provide transparency and move beyond time- and volume-weighted average price (TWAP and VWAP) algorithms.

"What we've seen is that a lot of those