Trading Technologies connects to Tokyo Financial Exchange

Source: Trading Technologies

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) today announced that TT will introduce a gateway to connect its X_TRADER derivatives trading platform to Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX), Japan's largest financial futures exchange.

Through the new gateway, TT will offer trading of TFX's benchmark Three-Month Euroyen Short-Term Interest Rate (STIR) Futures contract, which is the top-ranked futures contract in Japan.

TT also plans to provide access to Euroyen STIR Options, Call Rate Futures and Repo Rate Futures.

Customers will have the option to spread TFX products against contracts listed on other TT supported exchanges. TT currently provides connectivity to more than 20 exchanges in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia/Pacific region. With regard to Asia/Pacific exchanges, TT already links to Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) and is developing gateways to Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE) and Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM).

"I am very happy to welcome Trading Technologies as one of the TFX's Independent Software Vendors. With its advanced technologies and sophisticated customers around the world, we believe that TT's participation will bring more energy and excitement to our market," said Jiro Saito, President & CEO of TFX. "Trading Technologies' customers are very interested in gaining access to Tokyo Financial
Exchange through X_TRADER. The exchange's surging volume is evidence of its appeal, and we are very happy that we will be offering connectivity to our customers," said Harris Brumfield, CEO of TT.

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