RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, today announced that equinet AG, a Frankfurt-based investment bank and one of Germany's largest securities brokers, has selected RTS to provide high-speed, low latency access to German markets Xetra and Eurex.
RTS provides proximity hosting services to equinet and deploys its algorithmic trading solution, RTD Tango, for the bank's portfolio trading business.
Fully hosted in the RTS state-of-the-art proximity facilities in Frankfurt, equinet now has high-speed, low latency access to Xetra and Eurex. RTS was one of the first major technology providers to globally roll out Deutsche Boerse's new high-speed access interfaces, the Enhanced Transaction Solution and Enhanced Broadcast Solution, along with the new Xetra® Release 10.0.
Said Ruediger Wolf, equinet Managing Director: "We are in the process of enhancing our portfolio trading services and are pleased to have a new team of traders on board who will use RTS' algorithmic engine RTD Tango in a low latency hosted environment. RTS meets our extremely high standards for speed and performance and offers us a highly adaptive algorithmic trading capability."
Christian Zahm, RTS Sales Director, said: "We welcome the opportunity to offer equinet a quick and cost-effective means of accessing both of these critical markets with robust technology that meets the needs of the firm's high-frequency traders."
RTS offers connectivity to more than 100 securities, futures and options marketplaces globally.