Global consolidated tape for FX spot market to improve transparency for investors
New York, 25 September 2017 – FastMatch, Inc., the fastest growing FX spot market operator, which operates as a Euronext company since August 2017, announced today the launch of FX Tape. This new and innovative market data product will improve post-trade transparency in FX markets and allow market participants to monetize their trading data. FX Tape will also serve as a central reference point for Spot FX transacted prices helping market participants evaluate best execution performance.
“FX Tape is a significant stepping stone to building a more transparent market globally while providing a way for market participants to monetize their trade data”, said Dmitri Galinov, CEO of FastMatch, Inc. “This product is the culmination of three years of dedicated effort.”
FX Tape will publish real-time post-trade information collected from market participants in aggregated and delayed fashion to minimize market impact. This product will be available for distribution to thousands of market participants and vendors across the world via FastMatch’s and Euronext’s distribution networks.
The FX Tape will be open to all contributors under an open access model with a percentage of the net revenue generated by FX Tape shared with contributors, according to the volume contributed.
FastMatch is a new Electronic Communication Network for foreign exchange trading. FastMatch strives to offer its customers access to large pools of diversified liquidity at unparalleled speed with complete transparency in the optimal location. Its award winning technology gives FastMatch an important speed advantage and has the capability of handling thousands of clients simultaneously. Clients include retail brokers, institutions, banks, hedge funds, and proprietary trading firms. FastMatch is a company of Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone.