RTS Realtime Systems Group, a leading global trading solutions provider, announced today that the firm is providing clients with market access to the newly launched Global Board Of Trade Ltd. (GBOT), the first international multi-asset class exchange in Mauritius.
RTS clients can access the full range of commodities and currency derivatives offered by GBOT, including metals, energy, soft agricultural products and foreign exchange. The exchange successfully started trading on Monday. GBOT is promoted by the Financial Technologies Group, one of the largest exchange networks.
Said Alex Lamb, Executive Board Member at RTS: "We are pleased to offer access to this new market as part of our portfolio of global connectivity and trading solutions. Our low latency trading solutions are best suited to capture and profit from hedge and arbitrage opportunities across products and markets. Through our technology, traders across the globe will be able to trade all GBOT-listed products."
RTS provides direct connectivity to over 120 exchanges and access to more than 65 venues through its ultra-low latency global data center network. The firm's portfolio of clients includes exchanges, investment banks, proprietary trading firms, brokerage houses, clearing firms, introducing brokers, statistical arbitrage groups and hedge funds.
Joseph Bosco, MD & CEO at GBOT, said: "We are delighted to work with RTS, who will provide access to our global members and clients to trade on GBOT's state-of-the-art trading platform. Technology has played a crucial role in shaping and transforming the world economy, especially through the financial and capital markets, and RTS will be a major stakeholder in our endeavor to connect the global trading community to the emerging economies of Africa. In the first phase GBOT is offering trading in gold and silver futures as well as five currency futures products, including the first worldwide offering of two African currency futures."