The Importance of Benchmarking

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Selecting the right benchmarking technique and index can be critical for truly understanding your strategy success. In this post we benchmark the Sell in May strategy with the S&P 500 to achieve the same return with a lower volatility over the same period.

QuantConnect C# Algorithmic Trading Platform in a Browser

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QuantConnect provides an online algorithm development environment. Through their portal you can write C# and test algorithms over 15 years of stock data for 16,000 equities and 14 major FOREX pairs. They used cloud based parallel backtesting technology which dramatically increases the speed of designing trading strategies.

Understanding Order Management Systems in India

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Historically, order management systems have focused on automating internal communications, allowing traders to electronically collect orders and instructions from portfolio managers, aggregate orders into blocks, manage executions, collect fills and allocate to several different accounts. Today, however, OMSs are enhancing their functionality by providing advanced trading tools including analytics and reporting, access to multiple brokers and execution venues, algorithmic routing capabilities and advanced execution functionality available through direct market access (DMA) platforms and execution management systems (EMSs).

Symphony Fintech Announces API Support for Presto

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Symphony Fintech Solutions Pvt Ltd, a provider of Automated Trading Systems, recently announced multiple Application Programming Interfaces (“APIs”) to access Presto-OMS & Live Data Feed. System developers, professional traders and screen designers interested in automated trading are expected to incorporate these APIs, into their proprietary software.

Symphony Fintech announces connectivity with 39 International Exchanges

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Symphony Fintech Solutions Pvt Ltd, a provider of Automated Trading Systems, today announced connectivity with 39 International Exchanges across the Americas, EMEA & APAC, including CME, LME, DGCX and SGX. A Symphony Presto terminal can now be used by Traders to deal in all asset classes traded in the domestic exchanges (NSE, BSE, MCX) and International exchanges seamlessly.

Symphony Fintech Enabling Autotrading with Spider Software

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Symphony Fintech, a provider of Automated Trading Systems, very recently announced the collaboration with Spider Software. Symphony & Spider will jointly develop an interface Spider’s IRIS software with Symphony’s Presto OMS. This combined offering will enable active Traders to develop, test and deploy their Technical Indicator based algos seamlessly.

How Algorithms Control your Life – Must Watch

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In this Ted Video Kevin Slavin navigates in the algoworld, the expanding space in our lives that’s determined and run by algorithms. In this video he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture.