Andy Young

Andy heads up the specialist sales team for Colt Capital Markets. He has held a number of client facing roles since joining Colt in 2003, working with financial services customers across the globe to identify technology strategies to provide the fastest access to liquidity. He started his working life as an FX broker at Harlow Butler before moving into the technology vendor space. In his current role, Andy has worked very closely with a number of Sell Side firms to help them deploy their global trading platforms. He can be found on Twitter @andygy007.

Don’t write off the big FX trading centres

17 May 2016

There’s always plenty of talk in the press of new technological developments and market movements shifting the balance of FX trading away from the traditional centres of New York, London, Singapore and Tokyo. Reuters published an article recently about new…

Can both microwave and fibre turn up the heat on HFT?

30 Nov 2012

With trading speeds of up to 40% faster, microwave technology looks set to be an important tool for high frequency traders in search of a competitive advantage, but it won’t lead to a wholesale technology change across the industry. There…

Innovation and Regulation at Tradetech 2012

08 May 2012

Last month, I was fortunate to be representing Colt at Tradetech 2012, one of Europe’s key events for bringing together the trading community to discuss burning issues and take a look at new products and services.