Nasdaq operates its own clearinghouses and provides clearing and other post-trade technology to marketplaces around the world.

Our standardized solutions provide an efficient, stable environment for the clearing and settlement of securities as well as for handling administration, custody and risk management.

Our systems are characterized by open interfaces and are designed to communicate with various trading, clearing, securities settlement and payments systems. They can handle a wide variety of asset categories, including OTC products, and corporate actions. Key advantages include:

  • Efficient real-time processing
  • Support of multiple markets and multiple currencies on a single platform
  • Seamless integration to trading
  • Comprehensive risk and collateral management
  • Real-time positioning and allocation

Our proven delivery methodology ensures delivery on-time, on-target and ready-to-launch.

Our Solutions:

X-stream Clearing: A proven and flexible system, X-stream Clearing delivers highly cost-efficient clearing, settlement and risk management functions. Ideally suited for clearing OTC derivatives, the platform provides a stable and efficient environment for post-trade operations, handling a broad range of assets and providing the robust functionality needed to manage a wide variety of business needs. Its user interface for clearing participants and open APIs enable the clearinghouse to cost effectively offer its customers a rich set of back office functions.

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Genium® INET Clearing: Designed to support competitive high velocity clearing, settlement and risk management, Genium INET Clearing provides a stable and efficient environment for post-trade operations. A proven and flexible system, Genium INET Clearing handles a broad range of assets on a single platform and provides the robust functionality needed to manage a wide variety of business needs. Genium INET Clearing is ideally suited for high volume marketplaces that need a central counterparty (CCP) solution to clear and settle trades across asset classes, markets and currencies and can benefit from real-time position handling to manage risk exposure.

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Sentinel Risk Manager: Specifically designed to address the sophisticated risk management needs of today's CCPs and exchanges, Sentinel Risk Manager provides all the functionality required to measure and manage real-time risk for both exchange traded and OTC instruments, thus protecting the integrity of the clearinghouse and its members. A proven solution with sophisticated functionality, a single implementation can service multiple clients or aggregate risk across multiple clearinghouses.

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X-stream CSD: Specifically designed for CSDs and constructed for low cost-of-ownership and rapid delivery, X-stream CSD helps CSDs seeking to solve multiple business opportunities including Settlement, Depository, Registry and Asset Servicing. Connectivity is out-of-the-box to other NASDAQ OMX market infrastructure systems and via standard protocols to third party clearing and trading venues. X-stream CSD can be deployed stand-alone or be integrated into a clearing environment.

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