Simplifying the world of execution
Derivatives trading firms around the world are under intense pressure as falling commissions and tightening regulation continue to limit revenue growth and reduce profitability.
For your business to thrive in these conditions, you can’t rely on a mixture of poorly integrated and outdated platforms. You need advanced technology.
Whether you’re a global bank, a specialist trading firm, or somewhere in between, our integrated order management and execution solution, GTP, can transform your complexity into simplicity.
Facts and figures
at 1,500 firms
5,500 FIX-certified buy-side firms
Equities and fixed income
With complete support for complex order types, as well as advanced spread trading tools, market data, and risk, GTP has everything you need to trade on derivatives markets around the world.
Do everything you need in one solution
- Integrated execution and order management in one platform.
- Efficiently execute complex orders with benchmark algos and our synthetic spread trader.
- Split and allocate trades directly from the execution screen using intelligent allocation algorithms.
Make your workflows easier
- Execute everything from no-touch DMA to high-touch care orders.
- Transform high-touch execution into low-touch with rule-based strategies.
- Simplify complex electronic workflows with bulking, stitching, linking, and spread tail management.
Trade anytime, anywhere
- Access any market in the world, 24 hours a day, directly or through our vast connectivity network.
- Empower your global teams to implement a follow-the-sun model with our order handover functionality.
- Connect from anywhere using your mobile device, laptop, or workstation.
Ensure the best possible execution while reducing costs with our intelligent advanced execution tools.
ION GTP’s advanced execution tools provide intuitive, co-located algorithms and spreading tools that enable traders to implement complex execution strategies giving them an edge above competition. Fully integrated with order management, pre-trade risk checks, and order analytics so traders have a complete view of their business.
Our low-touch trading solution combines the seamless, straight-through processing of electronic trading with the service and oversight of a high-touch trader. You can automate your order execution workflow using our sophisticated algorithms and implement a trading strategy designed to improve earnings and reduce costs. In addition to ensuring the best execution every time, our solution provides tools that allow you to analyze your order flow, manage exceptions, and put your clients in direct control of their business.
The ION GTP Multi-broker Workstation lets you execute orders across all your brokers using a suite of advanced trading tools, backed by a global community of sell-side firms, all in a single solution. A single platform solution means lower costs, a consolidated view of risk and a better understanding of your overall business.
Trade Allocation service
The ION GTP Trade Allocation Service consolidates all your orders and trades into a single view allowing you to efficiently manage your post-trade workflows with comprehensive functionality supporting the most complex allocation rules and minimizing any associated manual task.
Synthetic Spread trader
The ION Synthetic Spread Trader (SST) allows you to easily build and trade complex synthetic strategies via an intuitive user interface. The SST engine uses proprietary algorithms to manage the execution of the strategy, dynamically responding to instruction amendments minimizing manual interaction and legging risk.
Global Order Management
ION’s Order Management functionality efficiently supports all your workflows by providing comprehensive order management capabilities and execution tools. Follow the Sun, Bulk & Stitch and access to the largest network of brokers, broker algos and buyside community will put you above the competition and give you the tools to add value to your customers.
FOW International Awards 2020
Technology Innovation of the Year
FOW & Global Investor Asia Capital Markets Awards 2018
Derivatives Trading System of the Year
FOW International Awards 2018
Sell-side Trading System of the Year
We have decades of proven experience delivering benchmark products and services for the cleared derivatives world.