Foreign exchange (FX) and contracts-for-difference (CFD) provider GKFX has integrated with service capabilities of Tradeworks, an algorithmic trading tool specialist, according to a GKFX statement.
Copenhagen-based Tradeworks caters to the financial trading technology community, boasting a robust suite of algorithmic utilities for FX and CFD traders. The partnership is important for GKFX as it will help enhance its algo trading capabilities across its worldwide clientele.
More specifically, GKFX will also garner access to Tradeworks’ proprietary provisioning portal and API functionality, in essence enabling an integrated, real-time, client provisioning experience and rule decision engine. Tradeworks’ service suite also utilizes a cloud based service that affords users a built-in backtesting module.
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According to Serkan Arli, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GKFX in a recent statement on the partnership: “Tradeworks was the obvious choice for us when looking for the market leading algo trading tool with the best combination of high quality and broad market appeal.”
“We are very proud of being selected by GKFX who have an impressive track record and have grown into a top retail broker. It has been a pleasure to work with the GKFX team and we look forward to helping them and their clients reach their goals,” added Tradeworks’ CEO Mikael Breinholst in an accompanying statement.
GKFX recently made headlines after it brought in former Alpari UK Chief Market Analyst, James Hughes, as its new Chief Market Analyst. Before joining GKFX in December 2015, Mr. Hughes had served in the same role of Chief Market Analyst at eToro for a period of ten months, which he had joined after the collapse of Alpari UK last January.