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How to use Sharpe Ratio?

The Sharpe Ratio is well known measure of portfolio performance. It is a ratio which allows to compare various portfolios and allows to measure theirs profitability. The mathematical definition is described as a division between expected rate of return subtracted by risk free rate of return and standard deviation of rates of return [6]. In […]

Who is moving FinTech forward in continental Europe? Thoughts after FinTech Forum on Tour.

By Michal Rozanski, CEO at Empirica. In the very centre of Canary Wharf, London’s financial district, in a brand new EY building, a very interesting FinTech conference took place – FinTech Forum on Tour. The invitation-only conference targeted the most interesting startups from the investment area (InvestTech) from mainland Europe. The event had representative stakeholders […]

Empirica has been nominated for Best Fintech Startup at CESA 2015

  Empirica has been nominated for the Best Fintech Startup in Poland at the CESA festival. CESA (Central European Startup Award) is the biggest no-pitch, no-conference start-up festival in the Central-Eastern European region. The festival brings together nearly 4.000 start-ups from 10 countries and it will be held in Vienna this year. We are in good company, as other […]

Free version of Algorithmic Trading Platform for retail investors

We have just released beta of Empirica – Algorithmic Trading Paltform for retail investors! It’s lifetime free for development, testing and optimizing of trading algorithms. Our development team (exactly this team who implemented the entire system) also provides full support in algorithms development as well as connectivity to brokers. If you need help just contact […]

Empirica joins advisory board of London’s FinTech Connect

Michal Rozanski, CEO of Empirica, was invited to join advisory board of FinTech Connect. The main purpose of the board would be to share knowledge and experiences with new fintech ventures looking for support. FinTech Connect is a new initiative for the global community of financial technology stakeholders – investors, financial institutions, fintech startups and […]

Our platform implemented by large brokerage house!

Empirica has successfully finished the implementation of its Algorithmic Trading Platform in one of the largest brokerage houses in Poland. Brokerage house will use our software to: aid its internal trading operations, like market making of derivatives on Warsaw Stock Exchange offer functionalities of our platform to its institutional clients, which will be able to […]

Next release of our algorithmic platform. Version 1.3.4 – has code name “The Firebolt”.

Next implementations of our Algorithmic Trading Platform by customers don’t stop us from developing the platform itself. Working agile requires us to keep the pace in short and frequent iterations, which in case of product means frequent releases, keeping the whole product line stable. A few iterations that we planned in our 1.3.4 release, code named […]

HFT – the good, the bad and the ugly

High Frequency Trading, known also as HFT, is a technology of market strategies execution. HFT is defined by technically simple and time costless algorithms that run on appropriate software optimized for data structures, level of memory usage and processor use, as well as suitable hardware, co-location and ultra low-latency data feeds.   Although HFT exists […]

Warsaw Stock Exchange certifies our Trading Platform

  Empirica’s Algorithmic Trading Platform has successfully passed the XDP protocol communication certification, issued by the Warsaw Stock Exchange. From now on Empirica is officially listed as the ISV (Independent Software Vendor) for the Warsaw Stock Exchange. WSE uses the Universal Trading Platform delivered by NYSE Technologies. The same system is used by many other […]