Implementation of HFT Trading Platform

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Implementation of HFT Trading Platform

The Client
The client is a group consists of Equity, Derivative and Commodity trading entities with years of trading expertise. It has been one of the leading liquidity providers to the equity and derivative markets in India, integrating risk-free trading and technology, and has been one of the top ranked and largest players in the market.

Business Requirement
The client was looking to deploy HFT platform with global exchange connectivity, that included:

  • Fastest Execution with Zero Latency
  • Exchanges to be connected: CME, LME, DGCX, MCX, Shanghai, NDF OTC Markets
  • Algorithmic Trading System for all the connected venues, with minimal inherent latency
  • Market Data and News Feed, with Real Time Prices, High Throughput and High Availability

STROBUS Solution

STROBUS proposed the solution with an approach to buy or build options for Trading System and identified best-in-class and cost-effective trading system with the efficient pre and post-trade risk management with controls and measures and ability to access global markets that included:

  • Global ECN including CME, LME, DGCX, MCX, Shanghai
  • NDF OTC Markets
  • Algo Strategies including market specific strategies
  • FIX connectivity
  • Other instruments including FX, NDF OTC Derivatives

To achieve greater efficiency, client colocated the systems with the exchanges thru a leading MSP, which was evaluated based on the ultra-low-latency global ECN and high availability market data, proximity hosting, and scalable DC setup.

Business Benefits
HFT platform deployed with a robust and scalable IT Platform, Global ECN, high-speed market data, Operational Efficiency and Low TCO.

All the ECNs going through a centralized RMS with integrated controls and measures with pre-trade risk management and exchange-specific gateways that takes care of changes to exchange interfaces.