Risk Management

In today’s marketplaces there is an increased focus on risk management and specifically on pre-trade risk management in relation to new market access models such as Sponsored Access and DMA. As high frequency- and algo trading are replacing manual processes the need for automated control systems to reduce risk is increasing. Human errors, fat fingers and miscalculated algos can cost businesses millions of dollars and cause severe damages. At the same time speed of response and latency are getting more and more important, especially when algorithmic and program trading methodologies form the base of customers business.