ATFX Connect taps EBS Direct to enhance FX liquidity and execution

Rick Steves

ATFX Connect’s primary objective is to provide institutional clients with tailored liquidity and connectivity solutions in Spot FX and Precious Metals. The addition of EBS Direct to ATFX Connect’s arsenal enhances its capabilities further, allowing it to manage aggregation, pricing, and integration with various third-party platforms.

ATFX Connect, the institutional arm of the renowned FX and CFD broker, is making significant strides in its commitment to serve institutional clients better.

The company, authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has announced its participation in EBS Direct, a move that opens up exciting possibilities in the realm of electronic foreign exchange (FX) trading.

Round-trip processing times of less than 50 microseconds

EBS, a venerable name in the world of electronic trading platforms, has been a cornerstone of institutional liquidity and price discovery in the e-FX space for nearly three decades.

With EBS Direct, ATFX Connect gains access to a platform renowned for its efficiency, offering round-trip processing times of less than 50 microseconds. Moreover, it incorporates Quant Analytics tools that help optimize execution, a critical feature for institutional traders.

ATFX Connect’s primary objective is to provide institutional clients with tailored liquidity and connectivity solutions in Spot FX and Precious Metals. By becoming a participant in EBS Direct, the company is taking a pivotal step forward in its expansion within the institutional electronic FX space.

Aggregation, pricing, and integration with various third-party platforms

The addition of EBS Direct to ATFX Connect’s arsenal enhances its capabilities further, allowing it to manage aggregation, pricing, and integration with various third-party platforms.

This expanded suite of tools and access to a wider range of liquidity sources empowers ATFX Connect to deliver even more dynamic trading opportunities and competitive execution to its institutional clients.

Hugh Whelan, Executive Director and Head of EBS Direct, said: “We are continuously evaluating opportunities to provide our clients with a richer suite of liquidity, by connecting to ATFX, EBS Direct will further extend our clients’ access to liquidity across currencies, time zones, and FX products, enabling dynamic trading opportunities and ensuring competitive execution.”

Wei Qiang Zhang, Managing Director of ATFX Connect, highlighted the importance of this partnership with EBS Direct in providing clients with increased flexibility in tailored liquidity solutions and superior execution speed. “We will continue focusing on delivering the award-winning liquidity and customer service to our Institutional Clients.”

ATFX Connect’s foray into the institutional arena began in 2019 with the launch of its Multi-Access platform. This strategic move aimed to expand the broker’s global presence and cater to the specific needs of institutional clients.

The ATFX Connect platform was designed to serve as an efficient automated trading venue, offering tailored liquidity solutions to a diverse array of institutions, including Hedge Funds, Asset Managers, Brokers, Private Banks, and other financial entities.

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