ATFX Connect, the institutional trading branch of the CFD broker ATFX Group, announced its participation in EBS Direct.
EBS Direct, launched by EBS, is a relationship-based quote-driven market. EBS is a provider of electronic trading platforms and technical services in forex markets and is also a part of CME Group. EBS Direct supports both disclosed and non-disclosed trading through GUI (Graphical User Interface) and API (Application Programming Interface).
ATFX Connect is regulated by the UK regulator FCA and provides customized liquidity and distribution solutions for institutional clients such as banks, hedge funds, brokers, and asset management companies. Under the collaboration, the company will continue to expand its business in the institutional electronic forex offering.
Wei Qiang Zhang, Managing Director of ATFX Connect, said: "We are pleased to announce that ATFX Connect has become a participant in EBS Direct as part of the ongoing expansion of our institutional offering. With this partnership, we are able to offer clients even more flexibility in the provision of tailored liquidity solutions with various trading opportunities and best possible execution speed. We will continue focusing on delivering the award-winning liquidity and customer service to our Institutional Clients."
Hugh Whelan, Executive Director and Head of EBS Direct, said: "We are continuously evaluating opportunities to provide our clients with a richer suite of liquidity, by connecting to ATFX, EBS Direct will further extend our clients' access to liquidity across currencies, time zones, and FX products, enabling dynamic trading opportunities and ensuring competitive execution."
At the end of last year, ATFX Connect partnered with the industry-leading technology service provider Lucera to provide its customers with better liquidity services.