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Electronic Trading and Algorithmic Execution

An analysis of the current state of electronic trading in both Equities and Fixed Income markets with a close look at the electronic Foreign Exchange markets.

The first day of the programme looks at the nature of electronic markets and examines different types of orders and algorithmic execution. Day two focuses on electronic market-making and the market microstructure, examining both the market risks and regulatory challenges.

Practical workshops allow delegates to explore the implementation of a market-making engine. 

  • Date:
  •  9th - 10th April 2018
  • Venue:
  • Cliftons Singapore - The Finexis Building
  • Fee:
  • US$1795 per day


  • This course is FTS-Eligible* and also eligible for 16 CPD hours. GARP & CFA Institute members are eligible for 16 CE/CPD credits. See details
  • You might be eligible for preferential rates. Please contact us to check if your company is a member of the LFS Global Client Programme.

This course is also available in London and New York

Who The Course is For

  • Quants / Financial engineers
  • Electronic traders and Book-runners
  • Electronic trading technologists / developers
  • Algorithmic traders
  • Execution desks
  • Sales people
  • Structurers
  • Market Risk
  • Risk managers
  • Researchers

Learning Objectives

  • Gain familiarity with the landscape of electronic markets
  • Distinguish between different types of exchanges and order types
  • Learn how to calculate the costs associated with different types of orders in terms of spread and execution certainty
  • Analyse the various methods of algorithmic execution
  • Learn how to design a market-making engine
  • Acquire knowledge of the market microstructure and of how to benefit from this
  • Gain understanding of current regulations with regards to electronic trading

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Prior Knowledge

A basic understanding of capital markets and securities trading.


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*FTS Eligible
This programme is approved for listing on the Financial Training Scheme (FTS) Programme Directory and is eligible for FTS claims subject to all eligibility criteria being met. Please note that in no way does this represent an endorsement of the quality of the training provider and programme. Participants are advised to assess the suitability of the programme and its relevance to participants' business activities or job roles. The FTS is available to eligible entities, at a 50% funding level of programme fees subject to all eligibility criteria being met. FTS claims may only be made for programmes listed on the FTS Programme Directory with the specified validity period. Please refer to www.ibf.org.sg for more information.