The Automated Trader Interview
You go live with your own FX fund in January 2009, and by the year end in January 2010, you're up 33%. If you've got a track record that also includes starting out in model development while still at school, then running an IT company before selling it to go into electronic trading and then high-speed algorithmic FX arbitrage, that makes you interesting. Larry Levy went to meet Duncan MacInnes, CEO and head of trading at Xenfin Capital.
Larry Levy: Perhaps we could start with your personal history.
Duncan MacInnes: I grew up in Kent. I went to school at Chatham Grammar School for boys and I actually met a couple of the people I'm now working with there. I met our developer and a couple of the guys on the FX execution side. I lived with my parents in Kent until I was about 20 and then moved to London where I ha