FlexTRADER

Multi-Asset Portfolio and Single Security Trading

Experience the industry’s first broker-neutral, quantitatively enriched execution management system (EMS) that encompasses all facets of electronic and algorithmic trading. Trusted globally by sell-side institutions trading equities, FX, derivatives and fixed income, FlexTRADER’s® organically developed end-to-end functionality offers a gamut of capabilities with unparalleled performance.

Global Multi-Asset Trading

Worldwide Connectivity to More Than 200 Trading Destinations for Equities, FX, Options, Futures and Fixed Income

Powerful Analytics

Pre-Trade, Real-Time and Post-Trade Analytics Suite for Insightful Trading Analysis

Designed to Fit Your Needs

Customizable Portfolio Charts, Visual Alerts, Dynamic Algo Parameters and Limits

Key Features & Benefits

Portfolio Trading

FlexTRADER enables you to manage multiple portfolios comprised of several sub-accounts over many global destinations from a comprehensive blotter.

  • Block/Merge/Allocate across multiple accounts in real-time
  • Optimal access to liquidity based on account specific broker restrictions
  • Real-time portfolio constraints management (Sector /Industry/Cash/User Defined)
  • Real-time portfolio characteristics management (Liquidity Skew/Cross Asset Risk)
  • Comprehensive IOI management
  • Trade cost estimates, transaction cost monitoring)
  • Comprehensive portfolio analytics/li>
  • Advanced OMS integrations

Analytics

Utilize portfolio analytics that direct strategies based on historical and real-time information, such as volume profiles, volatility, spread and pricing data. Employ our FlexEdge suite for predictive analytics and portfolio trading optimization and scheduling.

Also see FlexTCA

Flexibility

FlexTRADER is designed to meet the requirements of sell-side institutions looking for a highly customizable platform to accommodate complex workflows across multiple entities, trading desks and asset classes.

Trading Strategies

FlexTRADER provides a strategy matrix that enables you to segregate each portfolio into separate execution strategies, while maintaining portfolio level control. In addition to a comprehensive suite of broker-provided algorithms and benchmark-driven strategies, such as VWAP, TWAP and Arrival Price, FlexTRADER offers a comprehensive suite of pairs and arbitrage strategies, such as:

  • Cross currency multi-asset spread and pairs trading
  • Risk arbitrage
  • Convertible arbitrage
  • ETF

Each strategy can be configured to a trader’s preferences for aggressiveness and expediency, or placed into a larger strategy to manage portfolio characteristics, risk or cash restraints.

Routing

FlexTRADER comes with a customizable smart order router, dark pool router, and order replacement templates as well as a full suite of rules-writing capabilities.

APIs

FlexTRADER offers comprehensive APIs in C#/NET, Java, C++ and Python to automate any aspect of trading, such as:

  • Order placement / Cancel / Replace
  • Publish/subscribe data to or from the blotter
  • Risk control, algorithm control
  • Manage any aspect of the order life cycle

FlexTRADER also offers an industry-recognized, high performance, multi-threaded Algo Container with full access to a CEP engine, which enables implementation any proprietary algorithm.

Connectivity

Access to more than 200 trading destinations, including:

  • Primary Exchanges
  • Broker-Dealers
  • 20+ Dark Pools
  • ECNs
  • Liquidity Providers
  • ATSs

Available as a hosted ASP solution via eight, fully-linked data centers in:

  • New York
  • Chicago
  • London
  • Frankfurt
  • Mumbai
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • Tokyo