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Traiana operates the leading market infrastructure for post-trade processing and risk management across asset classes, and provides client service and risk management technology across the financial sector. Global banks, broker/dealers, buyside firms and trading platforms use our cross asset class services to automate risk management and pre-trade/post-trade processing of listed and over the counter transactions. Traiana's network is comprised of the global financial community's leading voices - providing insight, thought leadership and connectivity. We take the complex problems of both the markets and individual organizations and solve them in a creative way, so firms can implement the most cost-effective solution. Enabling our clients to stay compliant and ahead of changes in the regulatory landscape, while allowing them to focus on seizing opportunities and growing their business safely and securely. Our proven scalable and trusted solutions create safer, lower cost, real-time markets, which increases trading opportunities, creates efficiency and reduces costs.
Citi has a legacy of over 100 years in the FX markets. During this period, we have grown to become an industry leader in FX - serving leading corporations, hedge funds and other investors. We offer unique market insight supported by award-winning technology that delivers unrivaled execution in 130 currencies. CitiFX Margin Trading gives clients the opportunity to trade FX with a global leader using our margin trading accounts. We provide our clients with a unique value proposition - ability to access aggregated liquidity from multiple liquidity providers and low latency technology that leverages on Citi's leading FX infrastructure.
CLS enhances financial stability through the mitigation of FX settlement risk globally, playing a fundamental role in the FX market. It operates the largest multi-currency cash settlement system to mitigate settlement risk for the FX transactions of its Members and their customers.
Launched in 2002, CLS settles payment instructions relating to underlying FX transactions in the following 17 currencies: US Dollar, Euro, UK Pound, Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar, Swedish Krona, Danish Krone, Norwegian Krone, Singapore Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Korean Won, South African Rand, Israeli Shekel and Mexican Peso.
In July 2012, the US Financial Stability Oversight Council designated CLS as a systemically important Financial Market Utility.
More than an ECN, GTX brings together the best of e-trading innovation and specialist voice execution. At the core of its offer is a highly configurable FX trading environment in which ALL participants - banks, hedge funds, CTAs, high frequency trading firms etc. - make prices, see depth of market and transact with all other participants (disclosed and non-disclosed).
A fully independent execution venue, GTX supports non-bank, interest-only and customer to customer trading in addition to traditional institutional trading. Further, its deep and diverse liquidity pools can be tailored by strategy (e.g. aggressive, passive, hedging etc.) to optimise buy side fill rates.
Uniquely, GTX offers 24-hour access to FX specialists for liquidity source and venue neutral voice execution for Options, NDFs, EFPs, ETDs and other FX assets. Value adding functionality includes ‘Prime to Prime' and GTX Direct prime brokerage services, custom currency baskets and a powerful liquidity aggregation tool.
Based in New York, GTX also has offices in London and Singapore. GTX is owned and operated by GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP).
ITG is an independent research and execution broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process.
While we are known for our electronic equity trading prowess and unique fundamental equity research, we apply the same level of proficiency, foresight, and innovation to all markets in which we participate. For example, ITG TCA for FX changes the game for foreign exchange traders. It provides access to one of the industry's most comprehensive FX transaction databases and a full set of analytics to help you improve execution quality and meet your compliance requirements. ITG is uniquely equipped to offer a fresh approach to FX trading, providing a level of transparency that was previously unavailable. For more information on ITG TCA for FX, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award-winning LMAX Exchange is the first FCA regulated MTF for FX.
LMAX Exchange delivers the unique benefits of exchange quality execution, complete pre and post-trade transparency and a level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels
The LMAX Exchange OPEN order book is driven by streaming, non-last look limit orders supplied by liquidity providers. LMAX Exchange offers markets in over 60 FX pairs, complete pre and post-trade transparency and order execution with no ‘last look' as standard. Orders are executed with strict price/time priority at speeds of less than 3ms.
Access is via multiple connectivity options: FIX 4.4, API (Java and .Net), MT4/5 bridges, MultiCharts, web GUI and mobile.
FX Industry awards:
2013 Best Margin Sector Platform - Profit & Loss Readers' Awards
2013 Best FX Trading Platform - ECN/MTF - WSL Institutional Trading Awards
2011 Best Trading System - Financial Sector Technology Awards
2011 Oracle's "Duke's Choice" Innovative Programming Framework Award
LMAX Exchange - The professional FX exchange*.
*LMAX Limited operates a multilateral trading facility (MTF). Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA Registered no. 509778.
T: +44 20 3192 2682
smartTrade is leader in sophisticated multi-asset Liquidity Management Systems. smartTrade's cross-asset Liquidity Management System supports foreign exchange, fixed income, equities, rates, and other instrument types and is in production globally in many large international banks and institutions.
In the foreign exchange space, smartTrade provides LiquidityFXTM, a trading system for Spot FX, Swaps, Forward Outrights, NDF and Precious Metals. With no volume-based fees, the platform gathers the functions of connectivity, aggregation, smart order routing, order management, pricing and distribution, risk management, HTML5 white label, post-trade and reporting, multi bank platform distribution and monitoring. smartTrade offers one of the deepest connectivity with more than 40 liquidity providers composed of both banks and ECNs. For more information visit www.smart-trade.net.
TraderTools Inc. is the technology company committed to delivering the world's most advanced, production-grade FX trading platforms. Banks and brokerages across the globe use our platforms as the foundation of their FX businesses, for quicker time to market, better execution and higher profit.
Our Liquidity Management PlatformTM (LMP) integrates liquidity aggregation, pricing, white-labelling and global order management into a single, end-to-end solution. It works seamlessly across all components, providing unparalleled visibility into the entire FX workflow. With advanced built-in capabilities, like algorithmic trading and auto-hedging, LMP can also be customized to suit individual needs.
Our LightFXTM on-demand aggregation service is the world's only pay-as-you-go, cloud-hosted solution. Compared to ECNs, LightFX provides fully-disclosed, relationship-based pricing, at minimal cost to liquidity takers and at no cost to liquidity providers. It helps generate Alpha, reduces reliance on internal IT and can be in production in a matter of weeks.
TraderTools, Liquidity Management Platform, LightFX and the tagline "The eFXperts" are trademarks of TraderTools Inc.
DealHub provides connectivity, trading, trade processing and business intelligence solutions to global financial markets, including all of the world's largest FX banks.
With solutions that encompass the complete trading lifecycle from liquidity sourcing, through price distribution and ecommerce workflows, to STP, trade monitoring and processing, regulatory reporting and compliance archiving, DealHub supports front, middle and back office workflows across all business functions, including interbank trading, prime brokerage and ecommerce.
Proven in the most demanding trading environments, DealHub's low latency, high throughput solutions combine the widest range of pre-built connectivity with highly flexible business logic, configurable to support your precise requirements.
Hotspot FX, KCG's award-winning institutional FX ECN, operates a robust and dynamic FX marketplace for the spot trading of over 60 currency pairs plus gold and silver. Hotspot was the first firms to introduce an ECN for the institutional foreign exchange marketplace and pioneered the innovation of the multiple FX prime broker credit model. KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones.
Moscow Exchange operates Russia's largest public trading markets for equity, bonds, derivatives, FX, and money market products as well as Russia's Central Securities Depository and the country's largest clearing service provider, National Clearing Centre. The company completed an IPO of its shares on 15 February, 2013. Moscow Exchange is one of the fastest-growing exchange groups globally. As of 9M2013, it ranked among the world's top-20 exchanges by market cap of companies traded and among the top-10 exchanges for bond trading (by value) and exchange traded derivatives by number of contracts traded. The on-exchange FX Market is one of the Russian financial market's key segments with impressive average daily turnover USD19,03 bln.
As one of the world's leading derivatives exchanges we offer a broad range of products, including equity index futures and some of the world's most liquid fixed income products. All tradable on one single platform.
Our new FX derivatives offer more opportunities and less risk. You'll get best-practice OTC market conventions combined with the transparency of exchange-traded derivatives. We have six pairs on four major currencies for you to trade and our own CCP - Eurex Clearing - mitigates counterparty risk for each transaction until the final settlement day.
Our innovative and reliable technology gives more than 400 participants and over 7600 traders in
35 countries worldwide access to about 2000 products across ten traditional and alternative asset classes.
For further information please visit www.eurexchange.com
Developed for the market by the market, and founded on specific guiding principles, ParFX brings renewed transparency and equality to global spot FX.
Participants with a real customer need to trade benefit from a low-cost, convenient and equitable venue for sourcing FX liquidity in CLS-eligible currency pairs.
The platform's unique randomisation process creates a genuinely level playing field for all, regardless of technological sophistication or financial strength.
This year, ParFX Prime will open the platform to buy-side clients and bank customers wishing to utilise the credit of their Prime Bank to access ParFX's unique price discovery and liquidity.
Tel (US): +1 212 377 2336
Tel (UK): +44 (0)20 7198 1575
Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems Inc. is a global leader in broker-neutral, execution and order management trading systems for foreign exchange, equities and listed derivatives. Our FX solutions include FlexFX, an award winning platform that provides robust and flexible foreign exchange trading capabilities, and MaxxTrader, a white label system for sell-side institutions interested in providing FX liquidity to their clients and the markets. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 175 buy- and sell-side firms, including many of the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers. For more information, visit FlexTrade Systems at www.flextrade.com