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FX Transparency Launches TCA Analytics Application

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Transparency ("FXT"), the largest  independent provider of FX transaction cost analysis (FX TCA) and best-execution consulting globally, today announced the release of FXT Analytics™, a hosted application that will allow clients to create their own custom reports as well as explore new ways to reduce trading costs.

Built to help investors demonstrate FX best-execution efforts, the application allows users to select a subset of their trades based on 19 different filtering criteria, including ticket size, custodian-executed trades, and execution algorithm. 

"The common thread among our clients was a need for them to build a report on a subset of trade data," says John Galanek, the firm's COO. "For the asset owner, that might mean a report on a single manager or sub advisor. For the investment manager, it often means a report for a single account or client, or perhaps comparing different execution algorithms or dealer-execution capabilities."

The depth and integrity of the information investors receive has improved, which is why FXT believes its clients can and should undertake a more extensive review of best-execution practices, Galanek points out. For instance, it's crucial to get the answers to these types of questions:

  • Are custodians living up to execution arrangements? 
  • Which dealer has offered the best pricing for restricted currency NDF's?
  • If your company's sales coverage changed at one of your key counterparties, has execution quality been impacted? 
  • Has the ECN or execution algorithm you added justified the brokerage and technology expenditure through improved pricing?

"All of these questions and many more can be answered with FXT Analytics™," Galanek says.

Since cofounding FX Transparency in April 2009, CEO James McGeehan and Galanek have helped their growing roster of institutional clients around the world quantify and reduce their currency-trading costs. FX Transparency offers its clients the unique FXT Peer Universe™ program, to compare their costs to the largest source of actual buy-side FX executions, as well as ground-breaking research on trading costs related to standing-instruction (or commonly "non-negotiated") FX trades.

To read FX Transparency's market analysis as well as its executives' thought leadership on the latest FX TCA and best execution trends, please visit the FX Knowledge Hub.

About FX Transparency, LLC
FX Transparency is the largest independent provider of foreign exchange transaction cost analysis (FX TCA) and currency-execution consulting globally. The firm's mission is to quantify and reduce currency-trading costs exclusively for institutional buy-side market participants. FX Transparency was founded in 2009 and has offices in Framingham, Mass., and London. For more information about FX Transparency's TCA services or to see how your company's execution costs compare to others using the FXT Peer Universe™ program, please visit our website at

SOURCE FX Transparency, LLC

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