CME Group Inc. (CME - Free Report) units BrokerTec and TriOptima have teamed up to provide an end-to-end repo workflow solution for the first time for industry participants. This collaboration is aimed at fully automating processes across the repo transaction lifecycle.
BrokerTec is the leading provider of electronic trading platforms and technology services in fixed-income markets. It aims to expand the service to US Treasuries and other product sectors by the third quarter of 2020. TriOptima is an over the counter (OTC) derivatives market infrastructure specialist.
The combination of BrokerTec’s Quote solution, a dealer-to-client Request for Quote (RFQ) trading platform and TriOptima’s triResolve service will provide clients with an opportunity to have a unique trade identifier (UTI) to enrich trade from the point of execution, before sending it for reconciliation. This process will enable the firms to keep a record of and rectify any back-office trade and evaluation mismatches in client systems, before transactions are reported to the trade repository.
The new end-to-end automated repo workflow solution overcomes the operational burden for the buy-side and frees up internal resources to put to work elsewhere.
CME Group boasts the largest futures exchange globally in terms of trading volume as well as notional value traded. CME group leads with about 90% market share of the global futures trading and clearing services.
This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has declined 6.2% in the past year against the industry’s increase of 10.8%. Nonetheless, the company’s policy to ramp up its growth profile and capital position should continue to drive shares higher.
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