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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 into 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.

Day three comprises of a more advanced, in-depth coverage of execution algorithms alongside trading strategies and signals. Participants will examine in detail the evolving structure of the markets as driven by regulation and analyze ways to achieve and demonstrate best execution.

Practical workshops allow participants to explore the implementation of a market-making engine as well as analyzing methods of algorithmic execution, benchmark performance and TCA metrics. 

  • Date:
  • 27th - 29th March 2019
  • Venue:
  • Central London and remotely via LFS LiveLFS Live
  • Fee:
  • £1330 per day


  • 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 New York and Singapore

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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