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BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
FastMatch is a matching system of spot foreign exchange. FastMatch system strives to offer its customers access to a large pool of diversified liquidity at unparalleled speed, complete transparency, central location and excellent customer service.
FastMatch is has a very diverse set of clients contributing to a unique liquidity pool. Our clients include asset managers, retail brokers, banks, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.
FastMatch matching engine is located in NY4 (New Jersey, USA), LD4 (Slough, UK), and TY3 (Tokyo, Japan), so clients can enjoy trading locally.
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).
Hotspot, a BATS Global Markets company, is the first ECN for the institutional FX market, setting the standard with deep liquidity, complete anonymity and innovative technology. Hotspot brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading.
These benefits include full depth-of-book view, centralized price discovery, direct and anonymous market access, instantaneous trading on live, streaming prices and robust real-time pricing. Hotspot's model provides greater control of the trading process, enabling better trade execution and lower execution costs.
Hotspot will be expanding its European presence with the launch of its first Europe-based FX matching engine later this year. www.hotspotfx.com
In the opaque world of FX, you need an independent guide who speaks the language. ITG changes the game for foreign exchange traders with its market-leading ITG TCA® for FX by providing access to one of the industry's most comprehensive FX transaction databases and a full set of analytics to help traders improve execution quality and meet compliance requirements. We are uniquely equipped to offer FX traders a fresh approach and an unprecedented level of transparency. ITG is an independent execution broker and research and technology provider partnering with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process.
The LCH.Clearnet Group is a leading multi-asset class and multi-national clearing house, serving major exchanges and trading platforms as well as a range of OTC markets.
LCH.Clearnet's world-class risk management framework provides exceptional levels of protection to international markets, as has been proven through the management of past defaults. As demand for robust clearing services continues to grow, LCH.Clearnet is committed to achieving the highest standards of risk management across all asset classes cleared.
LCH.Clearnet Group is majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L), a diversified international exchange group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community.
A fully licensed European bank, Saxo Bank is a leading online trading and investment specialist. Saxo Bank enables institutional clients and their end customers to trade FX, CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives via three award-winning trading platforms or a FIX API connection. Our prime brokerage solution offers FX clearing and liquidity services to DMA liquidity pools. With our aggregated liquidity from Tier-1 banks and access to over 80 trading venues across the globe, our clients benefit from real-time prices, precision execution and competitive commissions and fees.
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.
ADS Securities London provides sophisticated multi-market forex, precious metals, CFD and spread trading for both retail and institutional clients. The latest technology is used to access a mix of bank, non-bank and Middle East liquidity giving high quality execution and fill ratios.
ADS London uses its proprietary OREX technology, based out of LD4, to provide clients trading options via FIX API connections, an innovative GUI or through white label options. It offers highly sophisticated liquidity aggregation linked to multi-algo based smart order routing which gives excellent pricing, exceptional fill and low rejection ratios. Working in partnership with ADS Securities in Abu Dhabi, ADS London is building a reputation as a flexible, service and technology driven forex trading partner.
ADS London is authorised and regulated by the FCA and is part of ADS Holdings. It works with ADS Securities LLC, the Abu Dhabi based FX brokerage and Investment Bank, which is regulated by the Central Bank of the UAE. ADS Securities is also regulated in Hong Kong by the SFC.
For more information go to: www.ads-securities.co.uk, tel: +44(0)203 771 5450 or email: email@example.com.
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.
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. Our proven scalable and trusted solutions create safer, lower cost and compliant, real-time markets, which increases trading opportunities, creates efficiency and reduces costs.
Developed for the market, by the market, award-winning ParFX brings a robust, innovative and versatile solution to global spot FX. The platform's unique matching mechanism applies a meaningful randomised pause to all order elements, enhancing certainty of execution and minimising signal risk for all participants, regardless of technological sophistication or financial strength.
ParFX's transparent trading fee structure is the same for all users, from dollar one, and connectivity charges include market data available on a fair and equal basis to all participants.
ParFX is now also open to non-bank institutions. Uniquely, ParFX Prime identifies the end user on all post-trade details, encouraging responsible trading behaviour by removing the mask of anonymity.
MahiFX specialises in both retail and institutional FX, offering two key products designed and created by a team of ex-interbank traders, analysts, statisticians and developers with an extensive and diverse background in FX and top tier banking.
MFX Compass, MahiFX's institutional offering, is a highly sophisticated engine for price and rate formation, risk management and analytics generation allowing clients to instantly have the same sophistication, cost of production and efficiency as a tier 1 bank. Forming a partnership with each client ensures full support and optimisation of their business at all times.
MahiFX retail FX platform provides individual traders with institutional level technology, competitive pricing and a range of functionality to suit all trading levels via an intuitive, customisable platform.
Misys is at the forefront of the financial software industry, providing the broadest portfolio of banking, capital markets, investment management and risk management solutions available on the market. With more than 2,000 customers in 130 countries our team of domain experts, combined with our partner eco-system, have an unparalleled ability to address industry requirements at both a global and local level. We connect systems, collect data and create intelligent information to drive smarter business decisions. To learn more about how our Fusion software portfolio can deliver a holistic view of your operations, and help you to solve your most complex challenges, please visit misys.com and follow us @MisysFS on Twitter.