AWACS - Advanced Warning and Control System

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AWACS - Stock Exchange Survellience System

3i Infotech’s AWACS (Advanced Warning and Control System) is a risk and surveillance engine that fosters a fair and financially sound marketplace and protects market integrity by preventing fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices. It offers regulators and exchanges worldwide:

  • Best-of-breed tools to monitor and prevent manipulation, price distortion, and other market abuses
  • Robust risk monitoring and early warning mechanisms
  • Strict, real-time market vigilance and historical market analysis for better and faster decision-making

Installed across 9 exchanges and regulators worldwide, AWACS is a comprehensive investigation tool that helps exchanges, market regulators, exchange traded funds, and other exchange agencies enhance the effectiveness of their market monitoring activities and significantly reduce operational costs.

Features and Functionalities

  • Real-time, multi-exchange, and multi-segment analyses (trading pattern, post-order, post-trade, time slice, etc.)
  • Market Replay (sequential reconstruction of the market scenario on any given day)
  • Transaction monitoring and comprehensive Library of Alerts with customizable alerts generator (VERB)
  • Query Builder
  • Flip tables with multidimensional data view and powerful drill down facilities
  • CRIMPS (critical reports indicating manipulation in prices)
  • Case manager with built-in workflow for comprehensive paperless investigation
  • Market exposures, positions monitoring, and margin management
  • Projects cartelization


  • Rich, intuitive graphical tools for quick and easy analyses and interpretations of aberrations in market behavior
  • Quick data access with tightly coupled sub-modules and easy drill down facility
  • Future-facing technology that can handle millions of transactions per day

Key Customer Benefits

  • Incisive and improved surveillance and risk management capabilities for both regulators and exchanges through multi-exchange, multi-market analysis (single view of multiple markets or multiple factors within a market), extensive alert library, CRIMPS, real-time position keeping functions, and several other key analytical tools
  • Smarter decision-making based on advanced trading and manipulation analytics via features like market replay, time-slice analysis, circular trading direction, etc.
  • Improved productivity and reduced costs through automated analyses that lead to a productivity jump and considerable savings in operational expenditure

Product/Service details

User Suitability (Capital Markets & Investment)
Capital Markets (Trading), Capital Markets (Trading)
Geographic Availability
Africa, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Europe, Latin America, Latin America, North America, North America