Market

Take control of the unpredictable

Pre Trade

Combat time consuming and error prone processes by maintaining pre-trade limits in one centralised application. The built-in workflow tool creates your firm’s limit request/approval/reject archive.

Trading System Limits

Set trading system limits across all trading applications from a single input source and maintain an audit trail of activity. Intraday system reconciliations with ISV’s and exchanges ensure accuracy. Use the extensive reporting features for compliance and regulatory requirements.

Key features

  • Centralised access to trading limits for all accounts
  • API connectivity to leading ISV’s
  • Complete audit trail and history of limit requests, changes and rejections
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Limit Approval Workflow

Monitor your multi-step limit approval workflow from one centralised system and maintain an audit trail of activity. Preserve the workflow history while also identifying the responsible risk team members. Use the extensive reporting features for compliance and regulatory requirements.

Key features

  • Centralised access to limit approval/rejection process for all accounts
  • Accountability in the approval process
  • Complete audit trail and history of the approval/rejection process
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At Trade

Seize control of intraday market risk by monitoring P&L, exchange margins, positions, Greeks and VaR in real-time.

P&L and Exchange Margin

Understand your true exposure in real-time by calculating account P&L and Exchange Margin while managing changes to trading inventory. Configure risk dashboards and automated limit alerts to anticipate and react to changing market conditions.

Key features

  • Real-time P&L and Exchange Margin (by commodity code)
  • Real-time Greek risk
  • Real-time Position Management
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At Trade VaR

Supplement real-time P&L and exchange margin calculations with At Trade VaR in the same system. Configure confidence level, tenor, and historical lookback period to generate meaningful VaR values by account. Configure risk dashboards and automated limit alerts based on VaR and related VaR/Margin risk ratios.

Key features

  • Real-time VaR calculations
  • VaR driven risk ratio calculations vs. NLV and TNE
  • User configurable setting for confidence %, tenor and lookback period
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Post Trade

Calculate 'Max Risk' loss values by account/product/contract and analyse future market results by configuring multiple stress scenarios and viewing the results simultaneously. Use Historical and MC VaR tools to compliment and contrast the market stress calculations.

Stress

Expect the unexpected and anticipate your loss exposure. Create instrument groups and/or product groups to combine similar products into manageable combinations of inventory. Use product weightings to simulate real world market behaviour across products.

Key features

  • Multiple sophisticated market stress scenarios run simultaneously
  • Extensive product grouping and position management capabilities
  • Greek Risk and P&L down to the strike level
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Post Trade VaR

Supplement your Stress risk results by calculating Historical VaR on current inventory. Configure Historical and/or Monte Carlo VaR scenarios (confidence, tenor, historical lookback and correlation) and also calculate Expected Shortfall and Incremental VaR. Remove the “black box” limitations and add transparency by viewing VaR by account/product/maturity.

Key features

  • Historical and Monte Carlo VaR scenarios configured with ease
  • Transparency of VaR calculations by firm/account/product/contract
  • Extensive VaR reporting capabilities
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