Actant rolls out trading solutions for CME Group markets

First Published 28th March 2012

Actant announces Quote and ExStream Trading Engine for CME Group markets

Rob Prior, CEO, Actant Inc.

Rob Prior, CEO, Actant Inc.

"Our Quote and ExStream products deliver a mass quote management and algorithmic trading capability we believe is unrivaled."

Chicago - Actant, the trading solutions provider, has announced the availability of its Quote and ExStream Trading Engine for CME Group markets which supports trading or market making in options and futures.

Recently adapted to facilitate access to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX markets (or products), Quote and ExStream aims to provide the programming flexibility necessary for the development of safe mass quote automation or order execution management trading strategies.

Authorized CME Group Market Makers, using Actant's Quote product, can benefit from a quote management application which has been fully optimized to ensure that real-time theoretical options prices are applied to the most time critical quote updates. Using QT Script, market makers can develop their own automated quote management strategies.

Market Takers using Actant's ExStream product gain access to the CME Group markets. Using Quick Script, traders can develop custom algorithms capable of executing multi-leg multi-asset class options and futures trading strategies across all CME Group exchanges and deploy these strategies within minutes. The Actant Hit-Lift methodology can also reduce latency in seeking and capturing trading opportunities.

Rob Prior, CEO of Actant Inc, said: "Our Quote and ExStream products deliver a mass quote management and algorithmic trading capability we believe is unrivaled. Users will enjoy the benefits of developing their own trading strategies in real-time, with the flexibility to quickly modify a strategy to take advantage of changing market trends, all without compromising on performance or safety."

Adds Prior, "Our trading engine, Actant ExStream enables maximum participation in new markets, and we already have trading strategies in our algorithm library that provide extra edge. Our simple scripting language offers, additionally, the possibility that customized algorithms can be requested, contracted, and turned around in unprecedented timelines from our team of scripting consultants."

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