Trading Technologies Sign Another Firm In Singapore, KGI Securities - The Industry Spread

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Trading Technologies Sign Another Firm In Singapore, KGI Securities

September 29, 2018

Trading TechnologiesTrading Technologies is rapidly expanding its business in Asia. The firm signed with Singapore-based Straits Financial last week.

KGI Securities, regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has partnered with Trading Technologies to distribute the TT trading platform in order to give its customers access to TT’s comprehensive suite of trading tools, including MD Trader, Autospreader, ADL, Spread Matrix, as well as charting and analytics functionality.

Ken Ong, Head of Global Futures and FX at KGI Securities
Ken Ong, Head of Global Futures and FX at KGI Securities

Ken Ong, Head of Global Futures and FX at KGI Securities, said: “KGI Securities leverages the latest cutting-edge technology to provide clients with unmatched solutions for futures trading. Trading Technologies’ best of breed trading software takes our offering to the next level and brings tremendous value to our clients.”

TT incorporates a broad array of customizable tools to accommodate trading strategies that range from manual point-and-click trading to low-double-digit microsecond automated order entry.

Mark Pottle, Regional Executive Sales Director at Trading Technologies, said: “We’re excited to bring on KGI Securities, a notable Singapore-based broker, as a direct TT client. This is a great endorsement for TT’s software in the Asia/Pacific region.”

Mark Pottle, Regional Executive Sales Director at Trading Technologies
Mark Pottle, Regional Executive Sales Director at Trading Technologies

Trading Technologies was one of the first FinTech companies for the professional trading industry to bring digital currency market to the institutional level by launching a cryptocurrency version of its high-performance trading platform. The new platform allows both spot and derivative markets trading side by side, with access to a market-leading suite of charting and automated trading tools as well as market data. The professional platform costs customers $400 a month.

TT users are some of the largest futures and commodity traders in the world.
TT’s distribution partners include 19 of the top 20 futures commission merchants and its connectivity stretches to nearly 45 markets, including the futures markets of the CME Group, Deutsche Boerse, Intercontinental Exchange, and Nasdaq. Last week, the firm signed with Singapore-based Straits Financial. 
KGI Securities (Singapore), formerly known as AmFraser Securities, was acquired by KGI Group in Singapore in 2015 and amalgamed KGI Futures, formerly known as Ong First Tradition. The securities firm offers online trading of futures, commodities, options, contract for differences, leveraged foreign exchange, fixed income transactions, securities financing (local and foreign securities), research reports, and custody services.

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