OptionsCity Software’s Metro 5.0 Powers Traders into Global Markets
Chicago, March 10, 2014 – OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced the release of Metro 5.0, a major update to its flagship trading and market-making platform. Metro 5.0 contains functionality and enhancements that allow traders and brokers to manage global risk and efficiently navigate electronic markets.
“Today’s trader is identifying a trading edge in markets around the world, so the one-size fits all trading platform will never meet those dynamic needs,” remarked Victor Glava, CTO at OptionsCity. “Metro 5.0 sits inside a flexible and scalable ecosystem that provides analytics and capabilities with low latency and unmatched throughput.”
Metro 5.0 includes a Risk Command Center with macro views of portfolio risk across entire organizations globally; new theoretical pricing models, including a Whaley/Ju-Zhong hybrid model, which reflects trading characteristics across global markets; Excel integration for auto-export of trade data; a Request For Quote HotList, which enables traders to set alerts based on personalized and defined criteria; and a Bumped Risk option displaying skew adjusted theta and vega visualization.
OptionsCity also enhanced its broker offering to include a Trade Account Wizard, in which users can quickly switch trade accounts on all widgets, utilizing labeling and color customization for fast identification. Metro 5.0 also allows brokers to execute cross-trades and interact via Instant Messenger with Over-The-Counter market information in a real-time environment.
The release of version 5.0 underscores OptionsCity’s commitment to providing its customers with cutting-edge technology to develop and test strategies and trade global markets.
In addition to the software enhancements, OptionsCity recently launched OptionsCity Hosting, a global infrastructure with proximity and colocation hosting in Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt and Aurora.
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About OptionsCity Software
OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of professional futures and options traders, market-makers and financial institutions worldwide. OptionsCity’s diverse suite of powerful tools includes Metro, its flagship electronic trading and market-making platform, and Freeway, a multi-asset automated trading engine designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms with micro-second execution.
OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor on leading global derivative exchanges and markets. For more information, please visit www.optionscity.com.
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