Market Infrastructure professionals make modern markets possible.
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The huge growth in "off-exchange" trading, or over-the-counter (OTC) transactions and derivatives, conducted via traditional stock exchanges, has given rise to the need for new forms of centralised risk management. Market Infrastructure is the conduit by which trust, stability and robustness can be achieved in the trading ecosystem.
A settlement occurs when the ownership of a security has been delivered to a buyer in exchange for cash or other tradable assets.
An organisation that reduces the risks between counterparties in a trade by guaranteeing the success of the transaction.
Marketplaces set up to enable the buying and selling of tradable assets. Major exchanges can be found in London, New York and Tokyo.
A body, typically governmental, that monitors the financial marketplace, ensuring compliance and legislations are upheld.
Transaction Reporting such as EMIR (RRM) and MiFID (ARM) and other margin, collateral management and infrastructure services.
Electronic Broking services across all markets
An intermediary who enables transactions between dealers and financial houses, facilitating some of the largest OTC and bond trades.
Swap Execution Facilities
The software that investors and traders use to place trades and monitor their accounts. Often provided by brokers along with their services.
Markets that are traditionally traded off-exchange and which are facing increasing regulatory attention
Traditional traded markets with products listed on a stock, mercantile or commodity exchange
Clearing & Settlement broking services provided largely by banking groups.