List Group, a leading provider of global trading solutions, today announced it has integrated its multi-asset FastTrade trading platform with BGC Partners' ('BGC') electronic trading platform, eSpeed, for US Treasuries and other international fixed income and foreign exchange marketplaces.
The connection allows buy- and sell-side clients authorised by BGC Partners to trade directly on BGC's electronic marketplaces.
Stefano Falciani, Managing Director List UK, comments: "With seamless connectivity to BGC's eSpeed platform our clients have greater choice of trading destinations and are able to take advantage of BGC's global and broker-neutral financial markets to improve their performance."
Robert Brown, global head of eBusiness integration, BGC Partners, Inc. comments: "List joins our preferred vendor program giving authorised customers, of both BGC Partners and List Group, access to our increasing range of electronically traded products. BGC offers deep liquidity with over $40 trillion transactions conducted annually in our US Treasury marketplace."
FastTrade currently connects to more than 30 electronic markets for equities, bonds, futures, options and repos. Its single interface integrates with external electronic markets, brokers, information sources and internal markets. Its functionality includes market making support, algorithmic trading and risk management.